Topics relating to transgender: Standards of Care: WPATH [World Professional Association for Transgender Health] and others, and related issues. Professional and Government/Health Policies on Provision

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"Standards of Care: the hormonal and surgical sex reassignment of gender dysphoric patients", prepared by the founding committee of the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, reported prepared 12 Feb 1979, and revised draft, 20 Jan 1980
Maxine E Petersen and Robert Dickey, "Surgical Sex Reassignment: A Comparative Survey of International Centers", Archives of Sexual Behavior, 24/2, 1995
"The Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Associations Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version" Feb 2001
Dr Bill Kirkup, Regional Director of Public Health and Health Care, on behalf of Northern and Yorkshire RSCG: "To Chairmen of Regional Specialised Services Commissioning Groups.... Advice to specialised services commissioners regarding Gender Identity Services", 7 Nov 2001
Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association to Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, re Transsexual Medical Care and Services; Corrective Genital Reassignment Surgery", 19 May 2005; response to Dr Eric Houghton, State of Washington Dept of Health Services, from Hayes The Health Technology Assessment Company, 22 Jun 2005: concerning Hayes report on Sex Reassignment Surgery and Associated Therapies for the Treatment of Gender Identity Disorder
R Nick Gorton, "The Use and Misuse of Evidence Base Medicine", typescript, n.d., about the Hayes report
Royal College of Psychiatrists: Good Practice Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Gender Dyspgoria, 6 Nov 2006
Norfolk policy for the care of gender dysphoric patients: Version 1.1 Oct 2007
World Professional Association for Transgender Health: WPATH Clarification of Medical Necessity of Treatment, Sex Reassignment, and Insurance Coverage in the USA, 17 Jun 2008
Stephen Whittle, blogpost "The Real Life Test: to be or not to be, that is the question" at, 10 Sep 2008
International Journal of Transgenderism, 11/1-2, Jan-Mar and Apr-Jun 2009: "Special Issue: Towards Version 7 of the World Profession Association for Transgender Health's Standards of Care"



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