Ethical problems with the mental health evaluation standards of care for adult gender variant prospective patients.

@article{Hale2007EthicalPW,
  title={Ethical problems with the mental health evaluation standards of care for adult gender variant prospective patients.},
  author={Charles Hale},
  journal={Perspectives in biology and medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={491-505}
}
  • Charles Hale
  • Published 2007 in Perspectives in biology and medicine
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health's "Standards of Care: The Hormonal and Surgical Sex Reassignment of Gender Dysphoric Persons" (SOC) set forth standards clinicians must meet to ensure ethical care of adequate quality. The SOC also set requirements gender variant prospective patients must meet to receive medical interventions to change their sexual characteristics to those more typical for the sex to which they were not assigned at birth. One such requirement is that… CONTINUE READING

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