Outcome of Persons Who Have Been Refused Sex Reassignment Surgery
During the period of 1962–1974, 92 patients were referred to the University clinic, St. Jörgens hospital, for evaluation of gender dysphoria. Fifty-two of these were considered transsexual and accepted for a sex reassignment program. Of the remaining 40 patients, 9 had no gender dysphoria syndrom and 31 had some form of gender dysphoria but for different reasons were not accepted as candidates for sex reassignment. This paper is a presentation of my follow-up study of the 31 patients, 26 males and 5 females, who were not accepted for sex reassignment.
KeywordsGender Identity Disability Pension Gender Dysphoria Female Role Mental Instability
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- Lundström B (1981) Gender dysphoria. A social-psychiatric follow-up study of 31 cases not accepted for sex reassignment. Reports from the Department of Psychiatry and Neuro-chemistry, St. Jorgen’s Hospital, University of Goteborg, Sweden, University of Goteborg Press, Hisings Backa, SwedenGoogle Scholar