Quality of life of individuals with and without facial feminization surgery or gender reassignment surgery

@article{Ainsworth2010QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life of individuals with and without facial feminization surgery or gender reassignment surgery},
  author={Tiffiny A. Ainsworth and Jeffrey H Spiegel},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={1019-1024}
}
ObjectivesTo determine the self-reported quality of life of male-to-female (MTF) transgendered individuals and how this quality of life is influenced by facial feminization and gender reassignment surgery.MethodsFacial Feminization Surgery outcomes evaluation survey and the SF-36v2 quality of life survey were administered to male-to-female transgender individuals via the Internet and on paper. A total of 247 MTF participants were enrolled in the study.ResultsMental health-related quality of… 
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