THE CURRENT STATUS OF THE CHANGE OF SEX OPERATION

@article{Pauly1968THECS,
  title={THE CURRENT STATUS OF THE CHANGE OF SEX OPERATION},
  author={Ira B. Pauly},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1968},
  volume={147},
  pages={460–471}
}
  • I. Pauly
  • Published 1 November 1968
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
The syndrome of male transsexualism is characterized by a life-long preference for the feminine role, predicated on the conviction of belonging to the female sex. This conviction is held and persists despite the painfully obvious fact of normal male anatomy and genitalia, before and after puberty, and in the absence of delusional ideation or psychosis in the majority of transsexuals studied. He is disgusted with the development of his primary and secondary sexual characteristics, to the point… 
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  • Psychology
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  • 1974
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  • 1970
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  • Psychology, Medicine
    The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry
  • 1981
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  • Psychology
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  • 1987
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