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dc.contributor.authorBouman, Walter P.
dc.contributor.authorArcelus, Jon
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-24T14:46:15Z
dc.date.available2017-08-24T14:46:15Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationBouman, W. P. & Arcelus, J. (2017). Historical background and theories regarding the causes of being transgender. In: Bouman, W. P. & Arcelus, J. (eds.) The transgender handbook: A guide for transgender people, their families and professionals. New York: Nova Science Publishers, pp. 25-36.
dc.identifier.issn9781536118438
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12904/8424
dc.descriptionAvailable in the Library: http://tinyurl.com/yb5xt387
dc.description.abstractThis chapter gives a brief historical overview of transgender people as well as (outdated) psychological theories and the development of medical treatment for transgender people. The main content of this chapter discusses various biological, psychological, social and cultural factors, which are thought to play a role in the development of being transgender. In particular, with regards to biological factors family studies, brain studies, hormonal studies and gene studies are described.
dc.subjectTransgender persons
dc.titleHistorical background and theories regarding the causes of being transgender
dc.typeBook chapter


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