Friday, 29 July 2016

Transgender identity should not be diagnosed as mental disorder, says study | Society | The Guardian

A transgender identity should no longer be diagnosed as a mental disorder, according to the first field study to evaluate a proposed change in the WHO International Classification of Diseases (ICD).

 The mental distress experienced by many transgender people is primarily the result of social rejection and violence, the study found. Not, as has been assumed for decades, solely the result of being transgender... 

Read the full article, with links: Transgender identity should not be diagnosed as mental disorder, says study | Society | The Guardian

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