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Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2017 Mar;40(1):15-27. doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2016.10.012.

Past and Future Challenges Associated with Standards of Care for Gender Transitioning Clients.

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1
Private Practice, 2538 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA. Electronic address: linfraser@gmail.com.
2
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, #201, 1770 Fort Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1J5, Canada.

Abstract

This article defines a standard of care, describes their purpose in general, and then provides an overview of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health's Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People Version 7. After a brief history of the document, past and future challenges associated with these Standards including ideas moving forward into the eighth version are presented.

KEYWORDS:

Gender dysphoria; Gender nonconforming; SOC 7; Standards of care; Transgender; Transsexual; World Professional Association for Transgender Health

PMID:
28159141
DOI:
10.1016/j.psc.2016.10.012
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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