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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As each of the four continua on the spectrum shows, a general progression of either an increase or decrease in intensity and breadth, from the transsexual to the gender dysphoric to the cross-dresser to cross-dressing prostitutes, drag queens, and finally to female impersonators, it becomes clear that these forms of transgenderism yield a fluid spectrum of behavior and identity in just such an order.
So, the gender dysphoric differs from the transsexual and the transvestite, yet shows significant similarities.
The gender dysphoric is a person who may be moving toward an identity as a transsexual, while simultaneously resisting the transformation.
Gender dysphoric individuals are also highly invested in transgender behavior.
contrast to the gender dysphoric person, the transsexual is aware that
world and reality for another group of gender dysphoric patients, as if
By looking beyond their gender dysphoric patients' stated

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