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Transgender Standards of Care (Version 7)

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(2011) The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) has released the 7th version of it’s Transgender Standards of Care.

STANDARDS OF CARE
for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People

You can view or download a copy at Transgender Standards of Care

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Ms Lori thank you I guess, my psychiatrist asked me to read the other version I think #6....Loads of fun ....no pictures. :P
It figures I just finish reading one, and the new one is released......my luck....ya! :mellow:
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I downloaded the Standards of Care and started to read it and found it most interesting, it will take awhile  to finish thanks for providing it.
Another helpful tool to solve the puzzle who am I B)
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I think one of the most important things to be learned from the SOC is that, as it has always been, it is a guide only.  So when your therapist (or other health professional) mandates that you must live a year (or longer) in your true gender before you can get on HRT*, ask why.  If your therapist (or other health professional) makes any demands not supported or suggested by the SOC, you should find out why if s/he has not already explained his/her actions.  And if your therapist (or other health professional) causes you to continually question his/her motives...  maybe it's time to find another one.

Luckily, most often...a therapist experienced in gender identity issues understands all this and the biggest thing a person has to contend with is whether there is a good patient/therapist relationship.

If you are going to brave the trip with a therapist who is not experienced, but is willing to feel his/her way along the path with you, then you should probably know the SOC inside and out, or at least learn along with the therapist.

*Unfortunately, there is probably no getting around this in the UK.
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I had that thing read and digested as it came out , I found it interesting as to the multiple issue changes within it , I also was a bit conforted by the aspects of it ( This go round ) being consulted and referenced by actual Trans men and woman and also those with Gender variances . I find it a bit courious though that it could go from a 28 page document to a 128 page one with references back to years prior studies and editions of the soc .

Oh well I guess if your going to get down to it there will never be an easy way to say Hey , help those in need of help , strengthen Mind Body and Spirit with any means available to medical and Psychological treatments ... Sorry a bit of sacasm there , I will give them an A for effort and a C for over all subject matter in regaurds ...

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