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gender dysphoria - definition and synonyms

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    a condition in which someone believes that he or she was born with the wrong gender and would prefer to be the other gender; formerly referred to as 'gender identity disorder'

    We studied 77 children who had been referred in childhood to our clinic because of gender dysphoria (59 boys, 18 girls; mean age 8.4 years, age range 5-12 years).

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/12/2012
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