Prognostic factors vs. outcome in male-to-female transsexualism. A follow-up study of 13 cases.

@article{Lindemalm1987PrognosticFV,
  title={Prognostic factors vs. outcome in male-to-female transsexualism. A follow-up study of 13 cases.},
  author={G Lindemalm and D K{\"o}rlin and N. Uddenberg},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1987},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={268-74}
}
Thirteen male-to-female transsexuals were investigated 6 to 25 years after surgery. Thirty-five prognostic items were compared with each of three outcome variables. Traumatic loss of both parents in infancy was connected with repentance at follow-up. A childhood family of an overprotective mother and a distant father, on the other hand, was prognostically favourable. Contrary to most previous reports, high sexual activity and bisexual experience was associated with fair sexual adjustment and… CONTINUE READING