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Psychiatry J. 2014;2014:971814. doi: 10.1155/2014/971814. Epub 2014 Aug 11.

Psychiatric Axis I Comorbidities among Patients with Gender Dysphoria.

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1
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2
Mental Health Research Center, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health, Tehran Institute of Psychiatry, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3
Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health, Tehran Institute of Psychiatry, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

Cooccurring psychiatric disorders influence the outcome and prognosis of gender dysphoria. The aim of this study is to assess psychiatric comorbidities in a group of patients.

METHODS:

Eighty-three patients requesting sex reassignment surgery (SRS) were recruited and assessed through the Persian Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I disorders (SCID-I).

RESULTS:

Fifty-seven (62.7%) patients had at least one psychiatric comorbidity. Major depressive disorder (33.7%), specific phobia (20.5%), and adjustment disorder (15.7%) were the three most prevalent disorders.

CONCLUSION:

Consistent with most earlier researches, the majority of patients with gender dysphoria had psychiatric Axis I comorbidity.

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