A New Classification System for Lesbians: The Dyke Diagnostic Manual

  title={A New Classification System for Lesbians: The Dyke Diagnostic Manual},
  author={M. Eliason},
  journal={Journal of Lesbian Studies},
  pages={401 - 414}
  • M. Eliason
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Lesbian Studies
There has been a long-standing need for a diagnostic manual that documents the unique pathological behaviors of lesbians. The Dyke Diagnostic Manual (DDM) is meant to supplement mainstream classification systems used to identify problematic behaviors in heterosexuals. This article presents thirteen uniquely lesbian conditions that are nowhere to be found in heterosexist diagnostic systems. The DDM may help to reduce the pain and suffering found in many lesbian relationships where one or both… Expand
DSM-5: Call for Commentaries on Gender Dysphoria, Sexual Dysfunctions, and Paraphilic Disorders
  • K. Zucker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2013
In this issue, the Gender Identity Disorders subworkgroup has reproduced its Memo Outlining Evidence for Change for Gender Identity Disorder (Zucker et al., 2013), which it had submitted to two internal advisory committees to the DSM-5 Task Force: the Scientific Review Committee and the Clinical and Public Health Committee. Expand
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While past research has certainly investigated a variety of correlates of U.S. attitudes toward lesbians, gays, bisexual men, bisexual women, male-to-female (MtF) and female-to-male (FtM) transgenderExpand