Diagnosis and treatment of gender identity disorders during childhood

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of gender identity disorders during childhood},
  author={Richard Green},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • R. Green
  • Published 1 June 1971
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
My focus will be what we might consider the prevention of transsexualism. Other speakers have described the considerable difficulties encountered when attempting to meet the issues raised by this phenomenon in adulthood. I believe an effort should be made to make a psychiatric intervention during a life period in which gender misidentification may be reversible, thus saving the individual a considerable amount of subsequent distress. I f we are to do this, we need to focus on a pediatric… 
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