gender dysphoria syndrome

gen·der dys·pho·ri·a syn·drome

a syndrome in which a person experiences marked personal stress due to feelings that despite having the genitalia and secondary sexual characteristics of one gender that there exists a sense of compatibility and greater belonging to the other gender class; one may undergo surgery to reconstruct anatomy to that of the other gender.
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Surgeon Antoine Eid -- who had no available statistics -- estimates that one in 50,000 people in Lebanon has some degree of gender dysphoria syndrome, or discontent with their biological sex.
SUFFERERS of Gender Dysphoria syndrome in Nuneaton and Bedworth are being urged to contact a new advisory service.
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