PSYCH  Vol.5 No.2 , February 2014
Gender Dysphoria and Body Integrity Identity Disorder: Similarities and Differences
ABSTRACT

Gender Dysphoria and Body Integrity Identity Disorder are sometimes together in the 19% of the cases. Other discomfort diseases related to identity, body scheme and/or integrity are discussed in relation to Gender Dysphoria. Because persons experiencing Gender Dysphoria need a precise diagnostic that protects their access to care and will not be used against them in social, occupational or legal areas a distinction diseases is provided in this text, because a meticulous description with clear exclusion criteria is required.


Cite this paper
Garcia-Falgueras, A. (2014). Gender Dysphoria and Body Integrity Identity Disorder: Similarities and Differences. Psychology, 5, 160-165. doi: 10.4236/psych.2014.52025.
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