Shaping parents: impact of contrasting professional counseling on parents' decision making for children with disorders of sex development.

  title={Shaping parents: impact of contrasting professional counseling on parents' decision making for children with disorders of sex development.},
  author={J{\"u}rg Caspar Streuli and Effy Vayena and Yvonne Cavicchia-Balmer and Johannes Huber},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  volume={10 8},
INTRODUCTION The management of disorders or differences of sex development (DSD) remains complex, especially with respect to parents' decision for or against early genitoplasty. Most parents still tend to disfavor postponing surgery until the child is old enough to provide consent. AIM To identify the determinants of parental decisions for or against early sex assignment surgery in DSD children, and in particular to assess the influence of contrasting behavior of health-care professionals and… 

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