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Someone who desires to align physical self with self perception by altering anatomy

transsexual

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Someone who has a self image or gender identity not traditionally associated with their assigned birth gender

transgendered

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someone who achieves sexual pleasure through the use of clothing or personal adornments of the other gender

transvestite

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Someone who rejects both male and female gender identities

gender queer, non-gender

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Gender Identity Disorder

no longer in use --> being unhappy with the gender you were assigned physically/anatomically -->DSM IV criteria

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Gender dysphoria

a marked incongruence between one's experienced gender and assigned gender --> less pejorative language in definition and time duration component of dx

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Gender incongruence

World health alternative to GID

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Hormonotherapy

not everyone wants them b/c requires life long commitment and fears of risks

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MTF hormones

spiro, estrogen, progestin

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FTM hormones

testosterone

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MTF Hormonotherapy irreversible changes

breast tissue, erectile abilities

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FTM hormonotherapy irreversible changes

voice, clitoral change, male pattern baldness

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MTF change in health needs

breast and prostate exams

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FTM change in health needs

annual pap smears

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3 standards for care of trans

harry benjamin standards of care, american academy of child and adolescent psychiatry standard, endocrine society

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Blocking endogenous puberty

usually with a gnrh analog (leuprolide or histrelin) --> shuts off gnrh receptors on pituitary gonadotrope

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Adverse effect of gnrh analog

impairs bone density

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penile innervation

pudendal: somatic and sensory
cavernosal: p/s and visceral afferent

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homologous structure? scrotum

labia majora

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homologous structure? body of penis

labia minora

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homologous structure? glans

clitoris

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homologous structure? bulbourethral glands

vestibular glands

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Late term concerns with MTF surgery

urethral stenos, vaginal dilation required, prostate issues

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WPATH

guidelines for endocrine, psychiatric, and surgical options and interventions for genital surgery

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Mandatory prereqs for SRS

true dysphoria, 2 mental health specialists, hormones for at least 1 year, living true life test of 1 year