Gender Identity Disorder: Article Analysis

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This peer review article was about the deconstructing of GID (Gender Identity Disorder), due to gender Identity being an evolving disorder that is controversial. The main reason a person suffer from gender Identity is because their gender does not fit their external makeup. In Saralyns’ article she exposes the concealed inner theory and the inconsistency and undermine in its apparent meaning or unanimity. The author also state that “These diagnosis leads to stigmatisms and results in stress, this is why some people reject the diagnosis of GID” (Russell, 2013).
Transsexual theories have been around since 1966, however none of them seem seems fit or respect the individual’s identity diagnosis. According to Russell (2013), Dr. Henry Benjamins is one of the most influential contribution to the
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Gender Dysphoria is the new diagnosis that is used to diagnoses individuals whom suffer from unease within themselves which sound more humane towards their condition. Russell conclusion is so on point, because of the controversy surrounding GID; it will never conclude, it will change because there is so much cultural influence and political backing for the LGBTQ community.
In translating research into practice when it comes to GID it could be difficult, due to confliction criticism of Gender Identity disorder and also due to incomplete studies that are unable to link GID to any specific race or community. Some of the criterions can be seen as socially unjust to an individual whom suffer from GID. Individuals should be diagnosis and treated accordingly to their condition not through a DSM. GID has a diverse population and in order to come to a mutual diagnose, gender dysphoria was what replaced

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