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Transgenderism and Intersexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

Transgenderism and Intersexuality in Childhood and Adolescence
Making Choices

April 2003 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Transgenderism and Intersexuality in Childhood and Adolescence: Making Choices presents an overview of the research, clinical insights, and ethical dilemmas relevant to clinicians who treat intersex youth and their families. Exploring gender development from a cross-cultural perspective, esteemed scholar Peggy T Cohen-Kettenis and experienced practitioner Friedemann Pfafflin focus on assessment, diagnosis, and treatment issues. To bridge research and practical application, they include numerous case studies, definitions of relevant terminology, and salient chapter summaries.
Alan E. Kazdin
Series Editor's Introduction
List of Abbreviations
1. Typical Sexual Differentiation
General Terminology  
Sexual Differentiation  
Development of Gender Identity and Gender Role  
2. Gender Identity Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence
Benefit of Historical and Cross-Cultural Data for Clinical Practice  
Cross-Cultural and Historical References (Adults)  
Cross-Cultural and Historical References (Children and Adolescents)  
3. Atypical Sexual Differentiation
Chromosomal/Gonadal Conditions  
Female Pseudohermaphroditism  
Male Pseudohermaphroditism  
Other Conditions  
4. Atypical Development of Gender Identity and Gender Role
Specific Terminology  
Clinical Picture  
Correspondence Between Childhood Gender Identity Disorder and Transsexualism  
Prevalence and Sex Ratio of GID  
Theories About Atypical Gender Development  
5. Clinical Management of Intersex Conditions
Importance of Parent Counseling  
Importance of Child Counseling  
Neonatal Approach  
Information and Support  
Criticism of Clinical Policy  
6. Clinical Management of Gender Problems in Children
7. Clinical Management of Gender Problems in Adolescents
Effects of Sex Reassignment  
8. Legal Issues of Intersexuality and Transsexualism
Legal Sex Assignment of Intersexes  
Legal Implications of Transsexualism in Adults  
Legal Issues of GID in Childhood and Adolescence  
Name Index
Subject Index
About the Authors

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