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Gender Identity Disorder
This paper discusses current treatment strategies for patients affected by gender identity disorder.
# 98289 | 2,716 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper provides a review of the literature and recommendations for practitioners. The paper shows how gender identity disorder (GID) treatment for children is inclusive of individual and group therapy and also separate individual and group therapy for parents. The paper relates that GID treatment for adults is also inclusive of therapy in addition to hormone therapy and reassignment surgery. The paper discusses how the research indicates that there is still a great deal that is unknown about GID. The paper maintains that practitioners must attempt treatments that have realized some positive outcomes.

Definition of Gender Identity Disorder
Children with GID
Treatments for Children With GID
Adults with GID
Treatments for Adults with GID

Sample of Sources Used:

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