Prevalence, incidence and sex ratio of transsexualism

@article{Landn1996PrevalenceIA,
  title={Prevalence, incidence and sex ratio of transsexualism},
  author={Mikael Land{\'e}n and Jan W{\aa}linder and Bengt Lundstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1996},
  volume={93}
}
Landén M, Wålinder J, Lundström B. Prevalence, incidence and sex ratio of transsexualism. 
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