'Hirsutism': a psychological analysis.

  title={'Hirsutism': a psychological analysis.},
  author={Anna Keegan and Lih Mei Liao and M. Elizabeth Boyle},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  volume={8 3},
Hirsutism, i.e. 'excess' body hair in the 'male' distribution, is a medical term applied only to women. Although associated with social and psychological difficulties including anxiety, social avoidance and a confusion of gender identity and although it raises important gender issues, there has been little systematic study. No prior research has focussed on… CONTINUE READING