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Ir J Forensic Med 2018, 24(1): 60-69 Back to browse issues page
Study of Quality of Life Aspects in Male to Female Gender Dysphoria in Terms of Sex Reassignment Surgery
Zohreh Maryami , Mahdieh Sadat Moosavi * , Seyedeh Fatemeh Vasegh rahimparvar , Firoozeh Raisi , Alireza Kahani , Naser Bahrani
M.Sc of Midwifery, Instructor of Varamin Islamic Azad University, Pishva, Iran. , Mosavi.mahdie@gmail.com
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Background: Sex reassignment surgery has been done as a therapeutic option in people with gender dysphoria in Iran and other countries that has not been determined. The impact of related factors including age at surgery, duration of past surgery and the individual complaints on quality of life, so this study has been completed with the aimed to assess quality of life aspects in male to female gender dysphoria in terms of sex reassignment surgery.
Methods: This cross-sectional study has been done in 2013 on 46 male to female gender dysphoria. To evaluate the samples’ quality of life, the demographic information was collected at first step and then quality of life standardized questionnaire (SF36) was utilized.
Results: Base on ANOVA analysis, there was not a significant relationship between duration of past surgery and cosmetic surgery. However, there was a significant relationship between age of people at the time of surgery and satisfaction with the apparent characteristics (p<0.05). Therefore, the people who had completed surgery in the age of 28-22 years had a higher quality of life, and those who were dissatisfied with the characteristics of appearance had lower quality of life than others.
Conclusion :It is necessary to have consultations with a team of experts including psychiatrist and psychologist that can choose suitable person for surgery with a view to considering age factor and follow-up of persons for reduction of difficulties after surgery.
Keywords: Quality of life, Satisfaction of apparent characteristics, Age of surgery, Sex reassignment surgery
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry-Forensic Psychiatry
Received: 2017/05/30 | Accepted: 2018/04/8 | Published: 2018/06/5
* Corresponding Author Address: M.Sc of Midwifery, Instructor of Varamin Islamic Azad University, Pishva, Iran.
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Maryami Z, Moosavi M S, Vasegh rahimparvar S F, raisi F, Kahani A, Bahrani N. Study of Quality of Life Aspects in Male to Female Gender Dysphoria in Terms of Sex Reassignment Surgery. Ir J Forensic Med. 2018; 24 (1) :60-69
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