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A case of bipolar psychosis and transsexualism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12845288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of bipolar disorder and transsexualism is reported and discussed. The case report shows the problematic nature of the distinction between transsexualism and psychosis-induced transsexual desires. If there is a true comorbidity of these disorders, a subtly differentiated process to guide medical expert opinion and therapy is necessary.
Elmar Habermeyer; Ingrid Kamps; Wolfram Kawohl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychopathology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0254-4962     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychopathology     Publication Date:    2003 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-07     Completed Date:  2004-01-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8401537     Medline TA:  Psychopathology     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  168-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2003 S. Karger AG, Basel
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technical University Aachen (RWTH), Aachen, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Bipolar Disorder / diagnosis*,  psychology,  therapy
Combined Modality Therapy
Follow-Up Studies
Gender Identity
Transsexualism / diagnosis*,  psychology,  therapy

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