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Effects of cross-sex hormonetreatment on emotionality in transsexuals

Slabbekoorn, D., Van Goozen, Stephanie Helena Maria, Gooren, L. J. G. and Cohen-Kettenis, P. T. 2001. Effects of cross-sex hormonetreatment on emotionality in transsexuals. International Journal of Transgenderism 5 (3) , 2.

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Abstract

The aim of the study was to investigate whether cross-sex hormone treatment in transsexuals affected the intensity of negative and positive emotions in general, and aggressive and sexual feelings in particular. With respect to emotional behavior, changes in non-verbal expressiveness and anger readiness were examined in 47 female-to-male transsexuals (FtMs) and 54 male-to-female transsexuals (MtFs). We were also interested in finding out whether, in FtMs, the rapidly changing testosterone levels in the two-week cycle testosterone treatment had predictable effects on moods, the development of male physical characteristics and sexuality.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Uncontrolled Keywords: sex hormones, transsexuals, emotionality, sexuality, aggression
Publisher: Symposion publishing
ISSN: 1553-2739
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:10
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/33833

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