gender dysphoria


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gender dysphoria

n.
A persistent unease with having the physical characteristics of one's gender, accompanied by strong identification with the opposite gender and a desire to live as or to become a member of the opposite gender.

gender dysphoria

n
(Psychiatry) a condition in which a person feels uncertainty or anxiety about his or her birth gender
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Claiming that LGBT experience gender dysphoria that could also disrupt society, she also accused them of breaking national laws.
"He understands gender dysphoria is a serious condition which if not treated appropriately can result in high suicide rates.
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Anyone currently serving or anyone under contract to enter the military who has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria is grandfathered, he said.
But a year ago she began to show signs of gender dysphoria - a condition where a person experiences discomfort or stress due to a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity.
It is extremely worrying that in the last few years, there has been an alarming increase in the number of pupils questioning their identity, and being diagnosed with gender dysphoria. They need help in coming to terms with reality rather than being allowed to suffer further confusion.
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It also would ban under certain circumstances transgender people who experience gender dysphoria, a condition the American Psychiatric Association defines as clinically significant distress due to "a conflict between a person's physical or assigned gender" and the individual's gender identity.
Within weeks and without the threat of a lawsuit, the CTA agreed to cover surgeries tied to "gender dysphoria," the medical term for the distress resulting from, what the ACLU letter calls "the incongruence between a person's gender identity and their gender assigned at birth."
'I'm not happy with the life of a woman as I cannot work openly like a man to support my family,' said Kainat Murad, who has been diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria, a condition in which a person persistently identifies with the opposite gender.
Kainat Murad has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria, a condition in which a person persistently identifies with the opposite gender and therefore, she has problems like depression, anxiety and insomnia, which could only be treated through the SRS.
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