The previous version, ICD, had incorporated transsexualismdual role transvestism, and gender identity disorder of childhood into its gender identity disorder category. A study of the number of New Zealand passport holders who changed the sex on their passport estimated that 1: The film has a few scenes showing how Judy loses her parents, who are unable to accept her and buy her off with a home as a goodbye forever present. Since homosexual, gay, and lesbian are often associated with bigotry and exclusion in many societies, the emphasis on sexual affiliation is both appropriate and socially just. We studied mortality, psychiatric morbidity, accidents, and crime following sex reassignment. Diamond considered the intersex condition as a difference of sex development, not as a disorder. Historically, one reason some people preferred transsexual to transgender is that the medical community in the s through the s encouraged a distinction between the terms that would only allow the former access to medical treatment.
Moreover, the ICD 9 code is a non specific code for sexual disorders.
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