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Iran J Forensic Med 2014, 20(1): 359-366 Back to browse issues page
Psychological Characteristics of Two Patients With Gender Identity Disorder
Ali Asghar Firoozi *1, Majid Eydi Baygi2, Niloofar Khajeddin Dr3
1- Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences , magic_alii@yahoo.com
2- Azad Islamic University
3- Ahwaz University of Medical Sciences
Abstract:   (6070 Views)

 Background: The purpose of this study is description, diagnosis and necessity of psychotherapy and assessment of comorbidity disorders for patients with transsexual.

 Methods: Two cases had referred to clinic of psychology for the demandant of sexuality change. This two case were evaluated through clinical interview, a personality questionnaire of NEO (NEO-FFI) and the Minnesota Multifaceted personality inventory-short form (MMPI).

 Results: Overall results showed the applicants who refer to psychological clinics in order to change the gender, should be examined by diagnostic tools and clinical interviews by regard to clinical judgment permission of transsexuals grant to them. As in case1, are observed borderline and hystrionic personality characteristics (not pure),  lack of assertiveness and depression. 

 Conclusion: According to our results, two clients have demands for changing of their gender However, They experience various psychological conditions, Thus it must be done psychotherapy before therapy through surgery.


Keywords: Gender Identity Disorder, Sexual Abuse, Comorbidity Disorders, Personality Assessment
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Forensic Medicine
Received: 2014/06/8 | Accepted: 2014/06/8 | Published: 2014/06/8
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Firoozi A A, Eydi Baygi M, Khajeddin N. Psychological Characteristics of Two Patients With Gender Identity Disorder. Iran J Forensic Med. 2014; 20 (1) :359-366
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