The Transgender Guidebook: Keys to a Successful Transition
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The Transgender Guidebook: Keys to a Successful Transition is a self-help book for transsexuals. It is a wise and practical guide for any transgender person considering or embarking on a gender transition. It covers everything from the beginning stages of exploration and planning through the process of transformation to life after transition. This is the first book of its kind. There have been many books written by professionals for professionals about working with transgender people, and several written by transsexuals for transsexuals about their experience. This is the first one written by an experienced professional specifically for transgender clients. It will also be of interest to family, friends, allies, clergy, teachers, helping professionals and anyone who cares about the challenges faced by those who seek to have their physical appearance match their gender identity.
promote positive coping skills, on-line and off-line peer support for TG/TS/GNC individuals and their families and friends, voice and communication therapy, hair removal, breast binding or padding and/or genital tucking or prostheses, and changes in name and gender marker on identity documents. Children and Adolescents The SOC Version 7 covers in more detail the treatment options for children and adolescents who present with gender dysphoria. Because of the nature of child
strength, and changes in hair growth. It emphasizes that the amount and timing of physical changes varies depending on dose, particular medications, and method of administration. It states that results cannot be predicted based on age, body type, ethnicity, or family appearance. No particular medications or method of administration is recommended over any other. Risks of hormone therapy: The medical risks of hormone therapy are also listed, and rated according to current research. Details are
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