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A study of transsexuals seeking gender reassignment
Am J Psychiatry 1975;132:962-964.
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The authors report the results. of a computerized psychodiagnostic assessment of 19 males and 1 female seeking sex-reassignment surgery. The most pervasive finding was hysterical personality trend (13 of 20 cases). Twelve patients exhibited psychotic trends: 6 showed psychotic thinking on test scores, and 6 received computer-preferred diagnoses of paranoid or schizoid personality. However, most of these 12 patients were not considered psychotic on interview, and those who had sex- reassignment surgery had good results

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