‘Taking the lid off the box’: The value of extended clinical assessment for adolescents presenting with gender identity difficulties

@article{ChurcherClarke2019TakingTL,
  title={‘Taking the lid off the box’: The value of extended clinical assessment for adolescents presenting with gender identity difficulties},
  author={Anna Churcher Clarke and Anastassis Spiliadis},
  journal={Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry},
  year={2019},
  volume={24},
  pages={338 - 352}
}
As the number of young people referred to specialist gender identity clinics in the western world increases, there is a need to examine ways of making sense of the range and diversity of their developmental pathways and outcomes. This article presents a joint case review of the authors caseloads over an 18-month period, to identify and describe those young people who presented to the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) with gender dysphoria (GD) emerging in adolescence, and who, during… 

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