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Gender Dysphoria and Body Integrity Identity Disorder: Similarities and Differences

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DOI: 10.4236/psych.2014.52025    10,163 Downloads   14,513 Views Citations

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Gender Dysphoria and Body Integrity Identity Disorder are sometimes together in the 19% of the cases. Other discomfort diseases related to identity, body scheme and/or integrity are discussed in relation to Gender Dysphoria. Because persons experiencing Gender Dysphoria need a precise diagnostic that protects their access to care and will not be used against them in social, occupational or legal areas a distinction diseases is provided in this text, because a meticulous description with clear exclusion criteria is required.

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Garcia-Falgueras, A. (2014). Gender Dysphoria and Body Integrity Identity Disorder: Similarities and Differences. Psychology, 5, 160-165. doi: 10.4236/psych.2014.52025.

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