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  1. Gender identity disorder : A review of the past 10 years.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To review the clinically relevant literature on gender identity disorder (GID) in children and adolescents over the past 10 years.

    Method 

    All literature referring to gender identity and children or adolescents from 1985 on was reviewed.

    Results 

    Changes in the DSM-IV nomenclature include (1) adoption of the single diagnosis of GID to apply to children, adolescents, and adults ; (2) changes in the format of the criteria ; and (3) placement in the section « Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. » Rates of associated psychopathology in children with GID are comparable with those in children with other psychiatric disorders, particularly disorders that are internalizing in form.

    Biological and psychosocial factors thought to be relevant in the development of GID are reviewed.

    Conclusions 

    Research is required to elucidate the complicated interaction between biological and psychosocial factors in the development of GID and to evaluate treatment efficacy.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Article synthèse, Terminologie, Diagnostic, Psychométrie, Epidémiologie, Association morbide, Etiologie, Traitement, Modèle théorique, Enfant, Homme, Adolescent, Trouble identité sexuelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Review, Terminology, Diagnosis, Psychometrics, Epidemiology, Concomitant disease, Etiology, Treatment, Theoretical model, Child, Human, Adolescent, Sexual identity disorder

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0367273

    Code Inist : 002B18C02. Création : 12/09/1997.