The Management of Patients with Gender Disorders

  • Betty W. Steiner
Part of the Perspectives in Sexuality book series (PISE)


Today’s public media is responsible for giving the lay person considerable information regarding transsexualism and other disorders of gender identity. This is particularly true of the more sensational aspects of the syndrome, especially the surgical procedures that, in the eyes of the general public, dramatically transform an individual from one sex to the other. Yet this increased information, and at times, misinformation, has made the diagnosis of transsexualism more difficult for the practicing physician.


Gender Identity Estrogen Therapy Premature Ejaculation Gender Dysphoria Ethinyl Estradiol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Betty W. Steiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Clarke Institute of PsychiatryGender Identity ClinicTorontoCanada

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