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addaword.gifdefinition of gender identity disorder

noun
a condition in which someone believes that he or she was born with the wrong gender and would prefer to be the other gender; now referred to as 'gender dysphoria'
In order for someone to be diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder today, they must exhibit a strong and persistent cross-gender identification.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/12/2012 09:20:00
Definition of gender identity disorder from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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