Depersonalization, self-esteem and body image in male-to-female transsexuals compared to male and female controls.

  title={Depersonalization, self-esteem and body image in male-to-female transsexuals compared to male and female controls.},
  author={U Wolfradt and Konrad Neumann},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  volume={30 3},
Whether postoperative male-to-female transsexuals differ in regard to measures of self- and body image from a nontranssexual control group was investigated. A group of 30 postoperative male-to-female transsexuals and control groups of 30 males and 30 females completed self-report measures (depersonalization, self-esteem, gender identity traits, body image). Results showed that transsexuals and males scored higher on self-esteem and dynamic body image than the females did. No differences between… CONTINUE READING

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