Psychosexual outcome of gender-dysphoric children.

  title={Psychosexual outcome of gender-dysphoric children.},
  author={Madeleine S. C. Wallien and Peggy T Cohen-Kettenis},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={47 12},
OBJECTIVE To establish the psychosexual outcome of gender-dysphoric children at 16 years or older and to examine childhood characteristics related to psychosexual outcome. METHOD We studied 77 children who had been referred in childhood to our clinic because of gender dysphoria (59 boys, 18 girls; mean age 8.4 years, age range 5-12 years). In childhood, we measured the children's cross-gender identification and discomfort with their own sex and gender roles. At follow-up 10.4 +/- 3.4 years… 

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