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gid

(gĭd)
n.
A disease of herbivores, especially sheep, caused by the presence of larvae of the tapeworm Taenia multiceps in the brain and resulting in a staggering gait. Also called sturdy.

Gender identity disorder (GID)

A strong and lasting cross-gender identification and persistent discomfort with one's biological gender (sex) role. This discomfort must cause a significant amount of distress or impairment in the functioning of the individual.

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I worked with two different classes (the Speech I elective and the Teacher Cadet class) to implement the keyword inquiry log during the Gather phase of GID (see Figure 3).
Turunen emphasized the importance of the GID and IRPMs as platforms of evolving dialogue between participants.
In fact, rats with large grafts displayed more severe GID (amphetamine-induced) compared to rats with smaller grafts [29].
10) According to proposed changes to the DSM, which will take effect in 2013, people with GID experience, or are at risk of experiencing, distress if they do not receive the right support, ranging from talk therapy to pharmacological and surgical interventions.
Working with Dassault partner Inceptra, GID implemented the CATIA for Creative Designers solution to develop its iPhone 4S armour and docking system.
GID Solutions develops and distributes fibre optic interconnect products and medical diagnostic technology.
From the very beginning, Camp Gid D Up has been supported by the generosity of the Turmans' friends and family.
Ellaborn determined that the taxpayer suffered from severe GID and prescribed a three-step treatment plan recommended by the Benjamin standards: hormonal sex reassignment (hormone therapy requires one psychotherapist recommendation); real-life experience (living as the opposite gender for at least 12 months); and sex reassignment surgery (subsequent to the real-life experience; requires two psychotherapist recommendations).
The up-coming GID storyline should not only help raise awareness about the subject, but ask important questions about identity, sexuality and gender.
It claims to be the first YA novel internationally dealing with female to male gender transition--certainly not many YA books are published dealing with GID, and so it could be valuable reading for those having a similar experience.
In 1997, Donovan's psychotherapist diagnosed him with severe GID.
Amman analyst Labib Qamhawi says he was not surprised that the GID was working closely with the CIA.