Classifying Intersex in DSM-5: Critical Reflections on Gender Dysphoria

@article{Kraus2015ClassifyingII,
  title={Classifying Intersex in DSM-5: Critical Reflections on Gender Dysphoria},
  author={C. Kraus},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2015},
  volume={44},
  pages={1147-1163}
}
  • C. Kraus
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • The new diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria (GD) in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association, 2013) defines intersex, renamed “Disorders of Sex Development” (DSD), as a specifier of GD. With this formulation, the status of intersex departs from prior editions, especially from the DSM-IV texts that defined intersex as an exclusion criterion for Gender Identity Disorder. Conversely, GD—with or without a DSD—can apply in the same… CONTINUE READING
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