Varieties of autogynephilia and their relationship to gender dysphoria

@article{Blanchard1993VarietiesOA,
  title={Varieties of autogynephilia and their relationship to gender dysphoria},
  author={Ray Blanchard},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1993},
  volume={22},
  pages={241-251}
}
  • R. Blanchard
  • Published 1 June 1993
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
The relationship between gender dysphoria and autogynephilia (erotic arousal in men associated with the thought or image of themselves as women) was investigated. Subjects were 238 nonhomosexual male outpatients divided into three groups: 94 reporting they were most aroused sexually by images of themselves as nude women, 67 most aroused by images of themselves as women in underwear, and 77 most aroused by images of themselves as fully clothed women. These were compared on questionnaire measures… 
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