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Because gender identity disorder (GID) in children is relatively uncommon, most child clinicians and researchers are likely to have had very little direct experience with it. In this chapter, I provide a selective overview of our knowledge about children with GID. In keeping with the general mission of this volume, where appropriate, I focus on the interface between typical and atypical development in my consideration of children with GID.

Keywords

Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Gender Identity Disorder Gender Identity Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth J. Zucker
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  1. 1.Child and Adolescent Gender Identity Clinic, Child and Family Studies CentreClarke Institute of PsychiatryTorontoCanada

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