Synonyms for dysphoria or Related words with dysphoria
Examples of "dysphoria"
The Monash gender
service is largest government-funded gender
health service clinic in Australia.
is a diagnosis given to transgender people who experience discomfort related to their gender identity. Autistic people are more likely to experience gender
Against Me! released the album "Transgender
Blues" in which the lead singer Laura Jane Grace shares her experiences of gender
(from (dysphoros), δυσ-, difficult, and φέρειν, to bear) is a profound state of unease or dissatisfaction. In a psychiatric context,
may accompany depression, anxiety, or agitation. It can also refer to a state of not being comfortable in one's current body, particularly in cases of gender
. Common reactions to
include emotional distress, in some cases, even physical distress is seen. The opposite state of mind is known as euphoria.
is a well-documented occurrence, with references to it dating back to 1894. Gender
is currently classified as a mental illness in the DSM-5 and has been called "transsexualism" and "gender identity disorder" in past versions of the DSM. Gender
is a significant motivator in transgender people's decisions to pursue transition.
The following conditions may include
as a symptom:
However, some transsexual people may suffer from co-morbid psychiatric conditions unrelated to their gender
. The DSM-IV itself states that in rare instances, gender
may co-exist with schizophrenia, and that psychiatric disorders are generally not considered contraindications to sex reassignment therapy unless they are the primary cause of the patient's gender
Males with late onset gender
"frequently" display transvestic fetishism
Mental illness and gender
have been linked to each other. In a study on the comorbidity of gender
and other mental problems, roughly 30 percent of both male-to-female and female-to-male populations reported substance abuse problems related to their gender
is discomfort, unhappiness, or distress due to one's gender or physical sex. The current edition (DSM-5) of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" uses the term "gender
" in preference to "gender identity disorder".
in children or gender identity disorder in children (GIDC) is a formal diagnosis used by psychologists and physicians to describe children who experience significant discontent (gender
) with their biological sex, assigned gender, or both.
Medical treatment for gender
in pubescent children is generally divided into two stages:
In November 2003, she was diagnosed with gender
and began transitioning to a woman.
Against Me!'s sixth studio album, "Transgender
Blues", was released on January 21, 2014.
Thought to be born with genital
and afraid that they might curse one their fate,
In the UK the NHS is legally required to provide treatment for gender
Medical treatment for minors with gender
experiencing puberty is generally divided into two stages:
is classified as a disorder under "dual role transvestism" in the 2017 ICD-10 CM. GID was reclassified to "gender
" by the DSM-5. Some transgender people and researchers support declassification of GID because they say the diagnosis pathologizes gender variance, reinforces the binary model of gender, and can result in stigmatization of transgender individuals. The official reclassification as gender
in the DSM-5 may help resolve some of these issues, because the term "gender
" applies only to the discontent experienced by some persons resulting from gender identity issues. The American Psychiatric Association, publisher of the DSM-5, states that "gender nonconformity is not in itself a mental disorder. The critical element of gender
is the presence of clinically significant distress associated with the condition."
OII Australia campaigns against the inclusion of intersex as a "Disorder of Sex Development" in descriptions of "gender
The Depression scale has subscales assessing
, hopelessness, devaluation of life, self-deprecation, lack of interest/involvement, anhedonia and inertia.
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