The practitioner should also verify the applicant has "completed all medical treatment associated with the applicant's gender transition, the applicant has been stable in the preferred gender for 18 months, and if presently receiving cross-sex
hormone therapy post-gender transition, the individual has been stable on such hormones for 18 months.
Has anyone ever cautioned you about cross-sex
9) There is no evidence, however, that long-term high-dose androgen therapy causes endometrial or cervical cancer, (10) and the data on endometrial cancer in patients on cross-sex
hormone therapy are limited such that a causal relationship between testosterone and these malignancies cannot be established.
GENDER REASSIGNMENT: An official and often legal--change of gender by way of cross-sex
endocrine therapy and/ or gender reassignment surgery.
10) In contrast, affirming the identity of someone with gender dysphoria through social transition, cross-sex
hormones, and / or surgical reassignment is life saving and therapeutic.
For patients interested in medical interventions, possible therapies include cross-sex
hormone administration and gender-affirming surgery.
The DSM-V also notes that a diagnosis is required for insurance companies to pay for cross-sex
hormones and sex reassignment surgery (SRS) that alleviate the emotional distress of GD.
This can cover many areas, counselling, cross-sex
hormone treatment, speech and language therapy so you sound like your gender identity, hair removal treatments and peer support groups to meet other people with gender dysphoria.
The aim of this study was to determine if the cross-sex
hormonal replacement modifies antioxidant enzyme activities in retroperitoneal fat adipocytes.
He describes how sexual attraction differs from other forms of interpersonal attraction, how women and men respond to different aspects of each other, and how the fundamental aspect of attraction is allure, while also considering the experience of sexual attraction in the context of relationships to strangers, cross-sex
friends, sexual friends, and types of romantic partners.
For example, the perception of male-to-male reciprocal touching is deemed less normative than the reciprocal touching of a cross-sex
friendship, such that the simple act of hugging between two men could suggest a sexual relationship in a third-party observer where none exists (Derlega, Lewis, Harrison, & Winstead, 1989).
Endocrine therapy involves a rigorous risk evaluation with clinical and laboratory assessment followed by a regimen of cross-sex
hormones, maintained and monitored throughout the patient's life.