Gender Dysphoria and Gender Reorientation

  • Ray Blanchard
Part of the Perspectives in Sexuality book series (PISE)


The transsexual male believes that he would be happier if he could live as a female; the transsexual female believes that she would be happier if she could live as a male. In this chapter, we shall examine whether or not this turns out to be the case. Before we begin to look at the evidence, however, we will define the language we will be using and present the plan of the chapter.


Psychosocial Adjustment Gender Dysphoria Partner Involvement Weekly Income Annual Questionnaire 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ray Blanchard
    • 1
  1. 1.Clarke Institute of PsychiatryGender Identity ClinicTorontoCanada

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