Propsychotic effects of the treatment with androgens in gender dysphoric women: A case presentation

Background

According to International Classification of Diseases ICD-10, the diagnosis of transsexualism requires the exclusion of severe mental disorders (e.g., psychotic disorders). The majority of the psychotic patients presenting the... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

A case presentation. [ view full abstract ]

Results

The case presentation is dedicated to the analysis of the determinants of treatment of a 28-years old female patient treated for paranoid schizophrenia and gender dysphoria. The literature describes only a few cases concerning... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

A number of questions raise concerning the safety and effectiveness of the sex hormones used in this group of patients due to the CNS effect of both estradiol and testosterone. Particular difficulties are associated with the... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Justyna Holka-Pokorska (Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology)
  2. Adam Wo┼║niak (Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Endocrinology

Session

PS-1 » E-Posters Endocrinology & Voice & Social Sciences (16:30 - Thursday, 6th April, Baltic)

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