Self-concept and psychological adjustment differences between self-identified male transsexuals and male homosexuals

Journal of Homosexuality
H RobackJ Cunningham

Abstract

Self-concept and adjustment data from anatomical males seeking sexual reassignment surgery were compared with that from a male homosexual group. Findings indicated that the homosexual group had a better self-image and was better adjusted than the sex change group. Other findings are presented that reinforce the view that the norm violations in homosexuality and transsexualism do not necessarily imply serious character damage.

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Coping Skills
Diagnosis, Psychiatric
Homosexuality
Self-Perception
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