The classification and labeling of nonhomosexual gender dysphorias

@article{Blanchard1989TheCA,
  title={The classification and labeling of nonhomosexual gender dysphorias},
  author={Ray Blanchard},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1989},
  volume={18},
  pages={315-334}
}
  • R. Blanchard
  • Published 1 August 1989
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
This report suggests systematic strategies for the descriptive classification of nonhomosexual gender identity disorders, based on clinical observations and research findings. The classification of biological males is considered first. A review of cross-gender taxonomies shows that previous observers have identified and labeled a homosexual type far more consistently than any other category of male gender dysphoric. It is suggested that the apparent difficulty in differentiating reliably among… Expand
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