Susanne D. Coates

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Sibling sex ratio (the ratio of brothers to sisters) was calculated for 444 boys with gender identity disorder (or with behaviors consistent with this diagnosis). The probands were ascertained from several researchers with expertise with this disorder and from the English language case report literature between 1938 and 1995. Among the probands with at(More)
Recent clinical and empirical studies of boys with Gender Identity Disorder (GID) of Childhood suggest that severe behavioral disturbance exists beyond their feminine preoccupations. This study examines the thought organization and object representational paradigms of a sample of GID boys (n = 26) in a blind comparison with a normal subgroup (n = 18).(More)
This pilot study compared mothers of boys with gender identity disorder (GID) with mothers of normal boys to determine whether differences in psychopathology and child-rearing attitudes and practices could be identified. Results of the Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines and the Beck Depression Inventory revealed that mothers of boys with GID had more(More)
This article summarizes the discussions and recommendations of the DSM-IV Subcommittee on Gender Identity Disorders, a subcommittee of the Child Psychiatry Work Group, regarding diagnostic issues. The issues reviewed include placement in the nomenclature, the concept of a spectrum of gender dysphoria rather than discrete levels of symptomatology, criticisms(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the status of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) among adolescent girls in India to determine unmet needs. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. We searched PubMed, The Global Health Database, Google Scholar and references for studies published from 2000 to September 2015 on girls' MHM. SETTING India. PARTICIPANTS Adolescent(More)