I Wish I Had Been Told About These Risks Before I Had Gender Surgery
While it may not be politically correct to link psychological disorders with the transgender population, the researchers see the evidence that a link exists. As a former transgender person, I wish the guy who approved me for gender surgery would have told me about the risks.
The experience of many gender-confused individuals is that medical professionals are quick to reach a diagnosis of gender dysphoria and recommend immediate cross-gender hormone therapy and irreversible reassignment surgery without investigating and treating the coexisting issues. Research has found that powerful psychological issues, such as anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, or alcohol or drug dependence often accompany gender dysphoria.
A study published in JAMA Pediatrics in March 2016 shows a high prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses in a sample of 298 young transgender women aged 16 through 29 years old. ...
...praying for Eibert as well. The best news that he can have is that he can be a "new creature" in Christ. Having "gender" surgery may appear to be a solution but the reality of it is that whatever he thinks that he may gain from it will only be a temporary solution for a deeper problem. Fixing his eyes on the real problem- the sin nature and then looking to the Only one who can heal him is the answer.
I think they have this backwards I think that psychological disorders cause people to want to become transsexuals and just manifests more as they slip deeper into their "new lifestyle". I think this is very clear and I'm not a psychologist, maybe if the psychologist cared more about the patient than what others would say they would tell them the same thing.