gender dysphoria

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dysphoria

 [dis-for´e-ah] (Gr.)
disquiet; restlessness; malaise. adj. adj dysphoret´ic, dysphor´ic.
gender dysphoria unhappiness with one's biological sex or its usual gender role, with the desire for the body and role of the opposite sex.

gender dysphoria

n.
A persistent unease with the gender to which one was assigned at birth, often accompanied by dislike of the physical characteristics of one's sex and strong identification with, and desire to live as a member of, a different gender.

gender dysphoria

Dissatisfaction or discomfort with one's phenotypic gender.
See also: dysphoria
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