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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Al Mansouri said his client was suffering from gender dysphoria, which is when a person experiences distress because of a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity.
Despite this, these men are part of the "transgender" pool of "witnesses" who justify using gender dysphoria as a pretext for childhood opposite--sex "transitioning.
According to Manning's representatives, doctors have recommended that as part of her treatment for gender dysphoria the soldier, who began hormone therapy in 2015, be allowed to follow "female hair grooming standards.
DANNI McFadyen, three, is said to be the UK's youngest case of gender dysphoria, a boy who lives as a girl.
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Some transgender advocates believe the inclusion of Gender Dysphoria in the DSM is necessary to advocate for health insurance that covers the medically necessary treatment recommended for transgender people.
I cannot know what that's like, and once didn't understand gender dysphoria, but I had the empathy to educate myself.
Although gender dysphoria has been found to be a serious medical need in some cases, there is no unanimous agreement among courts on this issue, and the United States Supreme Court has not addressed the question.
NHS Choices describes gender dysphoria as 'a condition where a person experiences discomfort or distress because there is a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity.

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