Which therapy is most preferred for gender dysphoria?
It’s important to remember that hormone therapy is only one of the treatments for gender dysphoria. Others include voice therapy and psychological support. The decision to have hormone therapy will be taken after a discussion between you and your clinic team.
Is there medication for gender dysphoria?
Drugs used to treat Gender Dysphoria
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Can you self diagnose gender dysphoria?
While you can “self-test” yourself or your child for gender dysphoria, this should only be considered the first step toward a diagnosis. Even as adults, people can have difficulty articulating their true feelings or identifying the sources of those feelings.
How does gender dysphoria affect teens?
They may have become depressed, socially isolated, and anxious. Other adolescents have been open about their feelings from an early age and may have socially transitioned to their experienced gender role supported by family and peers.
What is gender dysphoria comorbid with?
Major depressive disorder (33.7%), specific phobia (20.5%), and adjustment disorder (15.7%) were the three most prevalent disorders. Conclusion. Consistent with most earlier researches, the majority of patients with gender dysphoria had psychiatric Axis I comorbidity.
Does gender dysphoria get worse with age?
A small number of children may feel lasting and severe distress, which gets worse as they get older. This often happens around puberty, when young people might feel that their physical appearance does not match their gender identity.