ICD-11 and Gender Incongruence: Language is Important

ICD-11 and Gender Incongruence: Language is Important Arch Sex Behav (2017) 46:2515–2516 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-016-0936-7 COMMENTARY ON WINTER ET AL. (2016) Charles Moser Received: 26 December 2016 / Accepted: 28 December 2016 / Published online: 6 January 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 The World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the Interna- I had proposed genderdysphoria as the new diagnostic label tional Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems previously (see Moser, 2008). The concept of ‘‘gender dys- (ICD),whichcurrentlyisbeingrevised.TheICD-11isscheduled phoria’’satisfies the attributes enumerated above and has the forcompletionin2018andthecurrentBetadraftversionisposted advantage that itcanberesolved. The DSM-5 gender dysphoria on the Internet to elicit commentary (WHO, 2016). diagnosticcriteria,unfortunately,donotsatisfythoseattributes. Winter, De Cuypere, Green, Kane, and Knudson (2016)dis- After treatment (i.e., hormones, surgery, and/or support) an cuss whether to include a diagnosis of gender incongruence of individual’sgenderdysphoriacandissipate.Atthatpoint,itisno childhood in ICD-11 because these children‘‘do not require longer necessary (or helpful) to label these individuals with that ‘medical’ treatment’’(Zucker, 2016, p. 1877). Strictly speaking, mental disorder. The DSM-5 does not allow forthe resolution of adults with gender incongruence do not always require medical gender dysphoria specifically, although there is a posttransition treatment either. Some adults manage their gender dysphoria specifiertojustify‘‘continuingtreatmentproceduresthatserveto with dress, living in the desired role, and sheer force of will. support the new gender http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Sexual Behavior Springer Journals

ICD-11 and Gender Incongruence: Language is Important

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/icd-11-and-gender-incongruence-language-is-important-3U6LYeZCWQ
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Psychology; Sexual Behavior; Public Health; Social Sciences, general
ISSN
0004-0002
eISSN
1573-2800
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10508-016-0936-7
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial