Hormone treatment of gender identity disorder in a cohort of children and adolescents

@article{Hewitt2012HormoneTO,
  title={Hormone treatment of gender identity disorder in a cohort of children and adolescents},
  author={Jacqueline K Hewitt and Campbell Paul and Porpavai Kasiannan and Sonia R Grover and Louise K Newman and Garry L. Warne},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2012},
  volume={196}
}
Objective: To describe the experience of hormone treatment of gender identity disorder (GID) in children and adolescents within a specialist clinic. 
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