Dev Psychol. Paul St. J Adolesc Health. But people expect AIDS patients to die. Adams, John C. One recent neuroimaging study showed that gray matter volumes of adolescents with gender dysphoria are, on a whole brain level, in line with their natal sex, but when analyses are done in regions of interest, there is some indication for sex atypical differentiation [ 34 ].
Also useful would be studies examining the characteristics of those youth who choose to not pursue cross sex hormones, or discontinue their use after starting.
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These recommendations are based on limited longitudinal studies demonstrating that those individuals identified as gender dysphoric in early or middle childhood who still meet the mental health criteria for being transgender at early puberty are likely to identify as transgender adults.
Yerkes, Allison L. Examine sexual development in those youth with incongruence between their physical bodies and their experienced gender. There is only one fMRI study exploring puberty suppression and executive functions [ 35 ]. Charles St.
Transgend Health , 4 1 , 11 Apr Endocr Pract. Sex differences in handedness, asymmetry of the planum temporale and functional language lateralization. Sex dimorphism of the brain in male-to-female transsexuals. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. In addition, positron emission tomography PET studies have addressed hypothalamic responses to putative pheromones that act in a sexually dimorphic manner [ 33 ].