transsexualism

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transsexualism

(trænzˈsɛksjʊəˌlɪzəm) or

transexualism

n
(Psychiatry) a strong desire to change sex

transsexualism, transsexuality

the psychological phenomenon of a person identifying with the opposite sex, sometimes to the extent of undergoing surgery for change of sex. — transsexual, n., adj.
See also: Psychology
the psychological phenomenon of a person identifying with the opposite sex, sometimes to the extent of undergoing surgery for change of sex. — transsexual, n., adj.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transsexualism - condition in which a person assumes the identity and permanently acts the part of the gender opposite to his or her biological sex
condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
Translations
Transsexualität

transsexualism

[trænzˈseksjʊəlɪzəm] Ntransexualismo m
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Table 1 Search Terms Used for Systematic Review Search Criteria for inclusion Search terms included Integrated care Integrated care, collaborative care, medical home, collocated care, team based care, federally qualified health center (*), FQHC (*), interprofessional, biopsychosocial, family system (*) Behavioral health Behavioral health (*), medical family Population therap (*), family therap (*), MFT, mental health Sexual minorit (*), gender minorit (*), LGB (*), GLB (*), lesbian (*), gay (*), bisexual (*), transgender (*), transsex (*), queer (*), homosexual (*), gender dysphor (*), sexual orientation (*) Note.
197) See Noa Ben-Asher, The Necessity of Sex Change: A Struggle for Intersex and Transsex Liberties, 29 Harv.
21) Lih-Mei had convened a 2008 conference in London to discuss "Genital Cutting in a Globalized Age" and had brought together experts on FGCS, female genital mutilation, intersex, transsex, and male circumcision issues.