Disorders or Differences of Sex Development? Views of Affected Individuals on DSD Terminology

  title={Disorders or Differences of Sex Development? Views of Affected Individuals on DSD Terminology},
  author={Elena Bennecke and Birgit Maria K{\"o}hler and Robert R{\"o}hle and Ute Thyen and Katharina Gehrmann and Peter Lee and Anna Nordenstr{\"o}m and Peggy T Cohen-Kettenis and Claire Bouvattier and Claudia Wiesemann},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={522 - 531}
ABSTRACT Over a decade ago, the participants at the International Consensus Conference on Intersex proposed Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) as an umbrella term for “congenital conditions in which the development of chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomical sex is atypical”. The Group recommended the terminology be sensitive to concerns of individuals having these conditions. Yet, controversy rages over the term DSD. This multicentre clinical evaluation study was initiated as part of the European… 
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