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The HBIGDA Standards of Care for Genetic Identity Disorders
| Cataloged on:
Oct. 31, 2006
ANNOTATION: Access to the 2001 and 1998 Standards of Care for the treatment of gender identity disorders can be found at this website. Sections of this document cover: introductory concepts; epidemiological considerations; diagnostic nomenclature; the mental health professional; assessment and treatment of children and adolescents; psychotherapy with adults; requirements for hormone therapy for adults; effects of hormone therapy in adults; the real-life experience; surgery; breast surgery; genital surgery; and post-transition follow-up.