Anorexia nervosa and gender identity disorder in biologic males: A report of two cases
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Anorexia nervosa and gender identity disorder in biologic males: A report of two cases. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 36 (1). pp. 109-113. ISSN 0276-3478Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eat.20013
Gender identity disorder is a rare disorder of uncertain etiology. The emphasis on body shape in this disorder suggests that there may be an association with anorexia nervosa. Method: We report two cases of anorexia nervosa and gender identity disorder in biologic males who presented to an eating disorders service. Results: One was treated successfully as an outpatient and subsequently underwent gender reassignment surgery. The other patient required admission and prolonged psychotherapy. Discussion: Differences between the two cases are discussed. Issues of gender identity should be considered in the assessment of male patients presenting with anorexia nervosa. (C) 2004 by Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS|
|Publisher:||JOHN WILEY & SONS INC|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 109-113|
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