Gender Disorder

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Gender Identity DisordersYour NameAuthor NoteAbstractThe document illustrates Gender Identity Disorder, the main causes, symptoms and different undertaken treatment. The treatment differs from early stage i.e children, adults and over 18.Keywords: gender, identity, therapy, gender therapy, GID,Gender Identity DisordersGender Identity Disorder (GID):People with GID identify themselves as a member of the opposite sex or have a Strong desire to be the opposite sexPrefer to wear clothes of the different sex.Like to play opposite sex role in games or daily life activities. Preference to have friends or play with others of the opposite/desired sexGender Identity Disorder (GID):Disgust with own genitaliaContinuous desires and hopes to live and be accepted as the opposite sexStrong belief of being born the wrong sexUnsatisfaction and desire to change primary & secondary sex characteristicsStrong and persistent cross-gender identification (not for cultural gain)GID often begins in early childhood:Cross-dress like opposite sexAttracts in opposite-sex play (boys-to-barbies; girls-to-trees)No accurate number of how many suffer from GIDMore prevalent in boys than in girlsMost cases of childhood GID will resolve even without therapeutic interventions although many will consider themselves homosexual as adults12% of gender disorder female children were still considered gender disorder in adulthood32% considered themselves homosexu

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