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Is hormonal therapy associated with better quality of life in transsexuals? A cross-sectional study.

Authors
  • Gorin-Lazard, Audrey
  • Baumstarck, Karine
  • Boyer, Laurent
  • Maquigneau, Aurélie
  • Gebleux, Stéphanie
  • Penochet, Jean-Claude
  • Pringuey, Dominique
  • Albarel, Frédérique
  • Morange, Isabelle
  • Loundou, Anderson
  • Berbis, Julie
  • Auquier, Pascal
  • Lançon, Christophe
  • Bonierbale, Mireille
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Sexual Medicine
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2012
Volume
9
Issue
2
Pages
531–541
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02564.x
PMID: 22145968
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The present study suggests a positive effect of hormone therapy on transsexuals' QoL after accounting for confounding factors. These results will be useful for healthcare providers of transgender persons but should be confirmed with larger samples using a prospective study design.

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