- Gynephiles: Women are attracted sexually to other women.
- Androphiles: Men sexually attracted to other men.
- Cortical thickness.
- Impairment of Academic programs lead to dropping out of school or unemployment
- Substance abuse, eating disorders, and addiction.
- Anxiety, depression, concussion and destroy destiny
- Self sympathy and self-hate
- Self withdrawal from people (including family members and friends)
- Self-harm; suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and suicide.
- Transfer aggression; due to the effects of harmful drugs and depressed emotional state, GD person poses a great danger to those around.
- The mental disposition of a GD person is very high.
- Behavioral health evaluation.
- Domestic And Statistical Manual Of Medical Disorder (DSM): A publication of the American Psychiatric Association.
- Oncology Hormone Therapy
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
- Androgen Replacement Therapy (ART)
- Transgender Hormone Therapy
- Oral Contraceptive Pills
- Feminizing Hormone Therapy
- Masculinizing Hormone Therapy, among others.
- Feminizing surgery
- Masculinizing surgery.
- Counseling and guidance for behavioral management.
- Social support from family, friends, and peers.
- Social and community services to deal with workplace issues and minority stress.
- Legal Services such as advanced directives, living wills, or legal documentation.
- Prioritize self-care: Eat well, take plenty of water, do exercises, and relax with activities you enjoy.
- Personal and family history
- Physical examination
- Lab tests
- Sex and age-appropriate screening
- Check the extent of tobacco usage, alcohol, and drug abuse
- Screen for HIV and other STDs.
- Immunization status, including HPV
- History of any potentially harmful treatment.
SYMPTOMS OF GENDER DYSPHORIA
Gender Dysphoria usually causes adults as well as adolescents to experience:
- A marked distinction between their inner gender identity and assigned sex, lingering at least six months, with a strong desire to get rid of the assigned sex and take up the primary and/or secondary characteristics of the other gender; a strong desire to be treated as the other gender; a strong conviction of having typical feelings and reactions of the other gender.
- Significant discomfort, dissatisfaction, or disability in social, academic, occupational, and/or other areas of activities.
- Lack of self-confidence.
- Suspicion of hatred by others, due to the fear of stigma.
- Mood disorders.
- Depression or anxiety.
- Social or academic problems.
- Often starvation.
GD might be experienced right from birth and proceed to adolescence and early onset of adulthood. Some may have feelings periodically. In some cases, symptoms may seize, and then reoccur around the time of puberty or much later in life. Generally, its operation, duration, reactions, and complications differ from one individual to another.
In discussing gender dysphoria, it's important to briefly dwell on this topic as it relates to gender identity and transgender people.
The transgender class has a gender identity that doesn't match their assigned sex, which often results in GD. One major cause of transsexuality is brain structure differences in biological and sexual orientation. The exact cause of sexual orientation is clear, however, it is thought that it is caused by a complex interaction of genetic, hormonal, and environmental influences. Environmental factors may pose a serious influence.
Is gender dysphoria a hormonal imbalance?
GD is not caused by a hormonal imbalance.
“We've now put to fest the residual belief that transgender experience is a result of a hormone imbalance”, said Dr. Johama Olson, of Children's Hospital, Los Angeles. “It's not”.
What are the symptoms of gender dysphoria?
When expressed gender disagrees with the primary and/or secondary characteristics.
When there is a strong to be rid of one's primary and/or secondary characteristics.
When there is a strong desire for the primary and/or secondary sex characteristics of the other gender.
What causes transgenderism?
Transgenderism can be caused by:
When the brain structure differences about biology and sexual inclination.
Environmental factors like where people grow up and their experiences.
Does GD run in family?
Gender dysphoria has not been confirmed to be inherited. Though some school of thoughts proposes a pretty small genetic relationship, this has not been scientifically established.
How many new genders are there?
There are many different gender identities, a number not well established. They include:
- non-binary gender,
- gender neutral,
three-gender, among others not mentioned here.