2009
DOI: 10.1590/s1516-44462009005000007
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Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the impact of sex reassignment surgery on the defense mechanisms of 32 transsexual patients at two different points in time using the Defensive Style Questionnaire. Method: The Defensive Style Questionnaire was applied to 32 patients upon their admission to the Gender Identity Disorder Program, and 12 months after they had undergone sex reassignment surgery. Results: There were changes in two defense mechanisms: anticipation and idealization. However, no significant differences were obse… Show more

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“…In transgender people, the OR of being HIV positive was 25 in those who sold sex and used drugs, which highlighted the disproportionate risk of HIV infection in transgender people practicing these risky behaviours [22].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…In transgender people, the OR of being HIV positive was 25 in those who sold sex and used drugs, which highlighted the disproportionate risk of HIV infection in transgender people practicing these risky behaviours [22].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Despite research advances, literature on the defensive functioning of transgender people remains scarce. Lobato et al (2009), using the self-report Defense Style Questionnaire (DSQ, Bond et al, 1983), investigated defenses in a sample of 32 trans women before and after gender reassignment, finding no significant differences 1 year post-surgery. However, the study lacked a control group, and thus the maturity of the defensive array could not be measured.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…4,5 However, there are discrepancies in the estimates from different countries due to inconsistent diagnostic criteria, cultural differences, and limited availability of specialized services for diagnosis and treatment. 6 The etiology of GD is unknown, although some previous studies suggested a biological basis, and other studies suggested a psychological basis. 6 Gender dysphoria often manifests in childhood, and the typical feelings of incongruence seem to increase with age, mainly during adolescence, when these feelings tend to be more prominent, 7 and when subjects with GD may begin to look for medications or surgery for sex reassignment.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…6 The etiology of GD is unknown, although some previous studies suggested a biological basis, and other studies suggested a psychological basis. 6 Gender dysphoria often manifests in childhood, and the typical feelings of incongruence seem to increase with age, mainly during adolescence, when these feelings tend to be more prominent, 7 and when subjects with GD may begin to look for medications or surgery for sex reassignment. 8 The lack of acceptance of one's appearance can generate intense suffering, and this suffering often declines when surgical and hormonal treatments lead to changes in appearance.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%