Principles of transgender medicine and surgery / Randi Ettner, Stan Monstrey, A. Evan Eyler, editors.

New York : Haworth Press, c2007.
xxiv, 363 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


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Foreword / Frederic M. Ettner -- Introduction / Randi Ettner -- Chapter 1. The Etiology of Transsexualism / Randi Ettner -- Early Theories of the Etiology of Transsexualism -- Recent Theories of the Etiology of Transsexualism -- The Current Status of the Attempt to Identify the Etiology of Gender Variation -- Chapter 2. Primary Medical Care of the Gender-Variant Patient / A. Evan Eyler -- The Spectrum of Gender Identity and Expression -- Transgender Health Care -- Ten Principles of Transgender Medical Care -- Chapter 3. Preventive Care of the Transgendered Patient: An Evidence-Based Approach / Jamie Feldman -- Challenges in Providing Preventive Care to the Transgendered Population -- Evidence-Based Transgender Health Care -- Preventive Care Recommendations -- Chapter 4. Hormone Treatment of Adult and Juvenile Transsexual Patients / Louis J. Gooren and Henriette A. Delemarre-van de Waal -- General Principles of Treatment -- Hormonal Sex Reassignment -- Side Effects of Hormonal Sex Reassignment -- Sexual Function After Sex Reassignment -- Regrets After Sex Reassignment -- Juvenile Gender Dysphoria -- Chapter 5. Surgery: General Principles / Stan Monstrey, Griet De Cuypere and Randi Ettner -- Controversies Surrounding Surgery -- Ethical and Legal Challenges -- Financial Aspects -- Surgeries for Gender Reassignment -- Conditions for Surgical Interventions -- Standards of Care of the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association -- Chapter 6. Surgery: Male-to-Female Patient / Stan Monstrey, Gennaro Selvaggi and Peter Ceulemans -- History of Male-to-Female Surgery -- Male-to-Female Gender Reassignment Surgery: An Overview -- Chapter 7. Surgery: Female-to-Male Patient / Stan Monstrey, Peter Ceulemans and Peter Hoebeke -- History of Female-to-Male Surgery -- Subcutaneous Mastectomy -- Phalloplasty -- The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Chapter 8. Mental Health Issues / Friedemann Pfafflin -- Mental Health Issues in the History of Sex Reassignment -- Practical Aspects of Clinical Care -- Writing Recommendations and Reports -- Chapter 9. Developmental Stages of the Transgender Coming-Out Process: Toward an Integrated Identity / Walter Bockting and Eli Coleman -- Coming Out As a Developmental Process -- Chapter 10. Reproduction and Fertility Issues for Transpeople / Petra De Sutter -- Transpeople and Their Children -- Ethical Arguments in Favor of Fertility Preservation -- Cryopreservation of Sperm in Transwomen -- Donor Inseminations in Partners of Transmen -- Cryopreservation of Oocytes, Embryos, or Ovarian Tissue in Transmen -- Future Possibilities -- Chapter 11. Karyotyping and Genetics in the Transgendered Population / Gale Bearman -- What Is a Karyotype? -- What Is a Variant Karyotype? -- Chromosomal Variance, Phenotypic Variance, and Gender Identity -- Variant Karyotypes or Forms of Intersex in the Transgender Population -- Is Gender Identity Genetic? -- Intersexed or Transgendered? -- Recommendations -- Chapter 12. Intersex: Definition, Examples, Gender Stability, and the Case Against Merging with Transsexualism / Tom Mazur, Melissa Colsman and David E. Sandberg -- Intersexuality Defined -- Typical Sexual Differentiation Process -- Intersex Syndromes and Related Conditions -- Chapter 13. Gender Identity Disorders in Children and Adolescents / Peggy T. Cohen-Kettenis -- Classification -- Epidemiology -- Clinical Picture -- Appendix A. DSM-IV Criteria for Gender Identity Disorder in Children and Adolescents -- Chapter 14. Transgender Aging and the Care of the Elderly Transgendered Patient / Tarynn M. Witten and A. Evan Eyler -- Successful Aging and its Predictors: The Concept of "Aging Well" -- Transgender Aging and Health Care -- Transgender Aging and Social Adjustment -- Graceful Exits: Living and Dying Well -- Afterword / Eli Coleman -- Appendix. The Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version / World Professional Association for Transgender Health.
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