The Deconstructing Of Gid ( Gender Identity Disorder ) Essay examples
1483 Words Nov 7th, 2016 6 Pages
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 transsexual Phenomenon and he rejects psychotherapy for treating GID. Dr. Benjamin is not the only person that disagree with some of the disrespectful humiliating stigmatisms of GID diagnosis that are placed on individual who suffer from gender identity.
Years after the transsexual phenomenon several transsexualism diagnosis/disorders started to appear in the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder DSM-III: GIDC-Gender Identity Disorder Childhood-this is when gender issues manifest in their early childhood years, next was Gender Identity disorder GID for adults/adolescents, and GIDNOS Gender Identity Disorder Not Specified which labels an individual who has gender…