Incidence and sex ratio of transsexualism in Sweden

  title={Incidence and sex ratio of transsexualism in Sweden},
  author={M. Land{\'e}n and J. W{\aa}lindel and B. Lundstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
Landén M, Wålinder J, Lundström B. Incidence and sex ratio of transsexualism in Sweden. 
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