IDEA Group Consensus Statement on Medical Management of Adult Gender Incongruent Individuals Seeking Gender Reaffirmation as Female

  title={IDEA Group Consensus Statement on Medical Management of Adult Gender Incongruent Individuals Seeking Gender Reaffirmation as Female},
  author={A. Majumder and S. Chatterjee and D. Maji and Soumyabrata Roychaudhuri and Sujoy Ghosh and C. Selvan and B. George and P. Kalra and I. Maisnam and D. Sanyal},
  journal={Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism},
  pages={128 - 135}
Cross sex hormone therapy (CSHT) is a strongly desired medical intervention for gender incongruent individuals. The goal is to change secondary sex characteristics to facilitate gender presentation that is consistent with the desired sex. When appropriately prescribed CSHT can greatly improve mental health and quality of life for gender incongruent individuals. Appropriate care for gender incongruent individuals in India is almost absent due to lack of country specific guideline and lack of… Expand
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