Gender dysphoria: an occult challenge for medical profession.

  title={Gender dysphoria: an occult challenge for medical profession.},
  author={Amin Ahmed Muhammad Gadit},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={61 11},
'Mind' 1 in 30,000 adult males and 1 in 100,000 adult females suffer from Gender Dysphoria. Genetic males outnumber females to a greater extent. Another report states that 1 in 11,000 men and 1 in 30,000 women seek treatment for gender dysphoria.2 Though Gender Identity Disorder and Gender Dysphoria are used synonymously at times, gender dysphoria relates to anxiety and confusion about individuals' gender identity. In the Western world, it is accepted that only two genders exist but some… CONTINUE READING