Medical Management of Adult Transsexual Persons

@article{Knezevich2012MedicalMO,
  title={Medical Management of Adult Transsexual Persons},
  author={Emily L Knezevich and Laura K. Viereck and A. Drincic},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={32}
}
  • Emily L Knezevich, Laura K. Viereck, A. Drincic
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy
  • Gender identity disorder (GID), or transsexualism, is an increasingly recognized medical condition with an expanding body of medical literature to support the use of established therapeutic guidelines. Transsexualism can be effectively managed through exogenous cross‐sex hormone administration used to induce development of desired sex characteristics, as well as use of other agents, such as aldosterone antagonists, aimed at decreasing physical characteristics of the undesired sex. Many… CONTINUE READING
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