Transsexualism

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TRANSSEXUALISM – INTRODUCTION

It is also called as gender identity problem. The patient usually a man, is convinced that he should have been born female and therefore strongly identifies with feminine psychology. He wishes to live his life as a woman and may also ask for medical help. Transsexuals should be referred to special clinics where hormone therapy may be given to enable such person to develop the secondary sexual characteristics of the opposite sex