Sexual Orientation versus Age of Onset as Bases for Typologies (Subtypes) for Gender Identity Disorder in Adolescents and Adults

@article{Lawrence2010SexualOV,
  title={Sexual Orientation versus Age of Onset as Bases for Typologies (Subtypes) for Gender Identity Disorder in Adolescents and Adults},
  author={A. A. Lawrence},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={39},
  pages={514-545}
}
  • A. A. Lawrence
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • The most widely used and influential typologies for transsexualism and gender identity disorder (GID) in adolescents and adults employ either sexual orientation or age of onset of GID-related symptoms as bases for categorization. This review compares these two typological approaches, with the goal of determining which one should be employed for the diagnosis of GID in Adolescents or Adults (or its successor diagnosis) in the forthcoming revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of… CONTINUE READING
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