For those who know someone who is transgender and/or considering transitioning:
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The diagnosis of gender dysphoria is typically done by mental health professionals who follow the guidelines provided by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).
Diagnostic criteria for gender dysphoria in people of all ages:
Gender affirmation surgery is a procedure of altering a transgender person's physical appearance & functional abilities to those of their gender identity.
Hormone therapy is the administration of hormonal medications to align secondary sexual characteristics with gender identity.
This distress can further worsen when they get misgendered, stigmatised & isolated.
People with gender dysphoria commonly identify as transgender.
Treatment for gender dysphoria involves transitioning & therapy.
Social transitioning may include:
Gender Transitioning is a process transgender people undergo to align with their gender identity. It is part of the treatment for gender dysphoria and can help alleviate the distress it causes.
Ways to transition:
People who wish to transition may undertake one, all, or none of these steps.
Depression is characterized by a core set of symptoms including low mood, lack of motivation, loss of pleasure in activities and hobbies, changes in appetite, sleep disturbances, feelings of guilt, and difficulty concentrating.
It's long been thought that men and women experience and express depression in different ways, but that doesn't mean the condition could be divided into two distinct forms.
Peterson suggests human hierarchies aren’t socially created, but are effects of human evolution. His evidence for this is the fact that lobsters also have hierarchies.
Human and lobsters ancestors diverged millions of years before lobsters evolved, so their hierarchy developed independently of human societal structures. Another difference is that lobster hierarchy is mostly determined by biological factors like size and aggressiveness.
Hope is a positive cognitive state based on determination and planning to meet a goal successfully. It consists of three things:
According to psychologist Charles Snyder, hope is in the context of doing (the capacity to achieve goals), not in the realm of being.
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