Sex reassignment: outcomes and predictors of treatment for adolescent and adult transsexuals

  title={Sex reassignment: outcomes and predictors of treatment for adolescent and adult transsexuals},
  author={Yolanda L. S. Smith and Stephanie H. M. van Goozen and A. J. Kuiper and Peggy T Cohen-Kettenis},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  pages={89 - 99}
Background. We prospectively studied outcomes of sex reassignment, potential differences between subgroups of transsexuals, and predictors of treatment course and outcome. Method. Altogether 325 consecutive adolescent and adult applicants for sex reassignment participated: 222 started hormone treatment, 103 did not; 188 completed and 34 dropped out of treatment. Only data of the 162 adults were used to evaluate treatment. Results between subgroups were compared to determine post-operative… 

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