Determinants of quality of life in Spanish transsexuals attending a gender unit before genital sex reassignment surgery

  title={Determinants of quality of life in Spanish transsexuals attending a gender unit before genital sex reassignment surgery},
  author={E. G{\'o}mez-Gil and L. Zubiaurre-Elorza and I. Esteva de Antonio and A. Guillam{\'o}n and M. Salamero},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  • E. Gómez-Gil, L. Zubiaurre-Elorza, +2 authors M. Salamero
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Quality of Life Research
  • PurposeTo evaluate the self-reported perceived quality of life (QoL) in transsexuals attending a Spanish gender identity unit before genital sex reassignment surgery, and to identify possible determinants that likely contribute to their QoL.MethodsA sample of 119 male-to-female (MF) and 74 female-to-male (FM) transsexuals were included in the study. The WHOQOL-BREF scale was used to evaluate self-reported QoL. Possible determinants included age, sex, education, employment, partnership status… CONTINUE READING

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