[Value of cytogenetic study in transsexualism].

  title={[Value of cytogenetic study in transsexualism].},
  author={Pedro Henrique Saldanha and L C Olaz{\'a}bal},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  volume={34 3},
By reviewing the syndromic manifestation, transsexualism in characterized as a psychiatric entity, apart from homossexualism and transvestism. The two main feasible etiologic causes of transsexualism are discussed: the psychoanalytical hypothesis based upon psycossexual regression with imprinting of maternal figure and the neuroendocrine model which assumes… CONTINUE READING