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Section 1: Definitions of gender

(1.1) Section 1: Definitions of gender

(1.2) Sexual identity

(1.3) Gender identity and gender role

(1.4) Sexual orientation

(1.5) Transsexualism

(1.6) Gender dysphoria

(1.7) MTF and FTM

(1.8) Transgenderism

(1.9) Cross dresser

(1.10) Transvestism

(1.11) Intersex

(1.12) Reflection

(1.13) Video vignette

(1.14) Interactive exercise: section 1

(1.15) Section 1: Recap

(1.16) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: Initial assessment and differential diagnosis; comorbid psychiatric conditions

(2.1) Section 2: Initial assessment and differential diagnosis; comorbid psychiatric conditions

(2.2) Video vignette

(2.3) Reflection

(2.4) The role of the psychiatrist

(2.5) Potential areas of enquiry in initial evaluation

(2.6) The role of the psychiatrist

(2.7) Video vignette

(2.8) Diagnostic assessment: ICD-10

(2.9) Diagnostic assessment: DSM-5

(2.10) Initial assessment: autogynephilia

(2.11) Predictive factors affecting progress

(2.12) Coexisting mental health problems

(2.13) Substance misuse

(2.14) Mood swings

(2.15) Video vignette

(2.16) Section 2: Recap

(2.17) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3:  Epidemiology and prevalence

(3.1) Section 3: Epidemiology and prevalence

(3.2) Epidemiology and prevalence

(3.3) Table: Age of presentation

(3.4) Reflection: Epidemiology

(3.5) Section 3: Recap

(3.6) Section 3: Summary

 

Section 4: Professional standards of care

(4.1) Section 4: Professional standards of care

(4.2) International standards of care

(4.3) Standards of care: adults

(4.4) Standards of care: children and adolescents

(4.5) Reflection

(4.6) Section 4: Recap

(4.7) Section 4: Summary

 

Section 5 : Psychological support and psychotherapy

(5.1) Section 5 : Psychological support and psychotherapy

(5.2) The role of psychotherapy prior to confirmation surgery

(5.3) Themes to explore

(5.4) Table: potential areas of enquiry in gender evaluation: loved one of a transgendered person

(5.5) Video vignette

(5.6) Reflection

(5.7) Video vignette

(5.8) Section 5: Recap

(5.9) Section 5: Summary

 

Section 6: Assessment for eligibility and readiness for progression through gender transition

(6.1) Section 6: Assessment for eligibility and readiness for progression through gender transition

(6.2) Assessment for eligibility and readiness for progression through gender transition

(6.3) Reflection

(6.4) Table

(6.5) Reflection

(6.6) Section 6: Recap

(6.7) Section 6: Summary

 

Section 7: The role of the mental health professional after surgery

(7.1) Section 7: The role of the mental health professional after surgery

(7.2) The role of the mental health professional after surgery

(7.3) Social, psychological, physical complications

(7.4) Reflection

(7.5) Video vignette

(7.6) Reflection

(7.7) Video vignette

(7.8) Video vignette

(7.9) Section 7: Recap

(7.10) Section 7: Summary

 

Section 8: Final words

(8.1) Section 8: Final words

(8.2) Optional: Appendix

(8.3) Optional: website reviews

(8.4) Optional: DoH resource

(8.5) Closing video vignette

 

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Appendix: Further themes to explore

(A1.1) Rural vs. urban environment

(A1.2) Employment and business

(A1.3) Personal qualities

(A1.4) Self-harm

(A1.5) Social support

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