Gender-identity Sentence Examples
The distinction between these children and gender identity disordered children is that the latter experience significant interference in functioning because of their cross-gender identification.
Most children eventually outgrow gender identity disorder.
About 75 percent of boys with gender identity disorder develop a homosexual or bisexual orientation by late adolescence or adulthood, but without continued feelings of transsexuality.
Those individuals in whom gender identity disorder persists into adulthood retain the desire to live as members of the opposite sex, sometimes manifesting this desire by cross-dressing, either privately or in public.
Some psychiatrists are critical of gender identity disorder being classified as a psychiatric condition at all, saying it is more a social stigma.Advertisement
The third component is what psychologists call the core gender identity.
In childhood, girls with gender identity disorder experience less overall social rejection than boys, as it is more socially acceptable for a girl to be a tomboy than for a boy to be perceived as feminine.
Children with gender identity disorder have strong cross-gender identification.
Ensure the child's school has anti-discrimination policies that include gender identity and that the policies are enforced.
If indicated, take the child to a psychotherapist with expertise and tolerance for issues related to gender identity and sexual orientation.Advertisement
Some psychiatrists are critical of the psychiatric classification of gender identity disorder, saying it is more a social stigma.
It should be noted that the categorization of gender identity disorder as a mental illness has been a point of some contention among mental health professionals.
A person who has XXY chromosomes creates an unusual situation that gives rise to the question of gender identity and male pregnancies.
The parent is already in the brave new minefield of gender identity.
This is an explicit reaction to someone's sexuality or gender identity.Advertisement
This is an explicit reaction to someone 's sexuality or gender identity.
There is a growing amount of scientific research that suggests gender identity develops at a very early age.
Researchers have found that both early socialization and hormonal factors may play a role in the development of gender identity disorder.
Children with gender identity disorder usually feel from their earliest years that they are trapped in the wrong body and begin to show signs of gender confusion between the ages of two and four.
Girls with gender identity disorder are bored by ordinary female pastimes and prefer the rougher types of play typically associated with boys, such as contact sports.Advertisement
Inchildhood, girls with gender identity disorder experience less overall social rejection than boys, as it is more socially acceptable for a girl to be a tomboy than for a boy to be perceived as a "sissy."
Teenagers with gender identity disorder suffer social isolation and are vulnerable to depression and suicide.
Children with gender identity disorder refuse to dress and act in sex-stereotypical ways.