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The Transgender Handbook: A Guide for Transgender People, Their Families and Professionals
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Editors: Walter Pierre Bouman and Jon Arcelus (Nottingham National Centre for Transgender Health, UK)
Book Description:
This handbook is written for transgender people, their families and friends; for professionals who in their day-to-day job may encounter transgender people; and for students, teachers, educators, academics, and members of the public at large with an interest in transgender people.

This handbook gives an in-depth overview on a wide spectrum of issues encountered by transgender people, from childhood to later on in life. Key topics addressed include medical and surgical treatments, access to transgender health care, sexuality, mental health issues, fertility, education, and employment.

This practical guide is written in a clear and concise manner by more than 40 international specialists in the field of transgender health and well-being.

This essential text is extensively referenced and illustrated, and informs the reader on a broad range of important gender-affirming issues. (Imprint: Nova)


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International Journal of Transgenderism - Reviewed by Dr. Gemma L. Witcomb, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK.

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Table of Contents:
In Memoriam

List of Contributors

Introduction

Chapter 1. Language and Terminology => pp. 1-12
(Jon Arcelus and Walter Pierre Bouman, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, and others)

Chapter 2. The Prevalence of Being Transgender: Estimating the Size of the Transgender Population => pp. 13-24
(Jon Arcelus and Walter Pierre Bouman, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, and others)

Chapter 3. Historical Background and Theories Regarding the Causes of Being Transgender => pp. 25-36
(Walter Pierre Bouman and Jon Arcelus, National Centre for Transgender Health, Nottingham, UK, and others)

Chapter 4. Diagnostic Classification for Gender Identity-Related Phenomena over the Years => pp. 37-50
(Titia F. Beek, Peggy T. Cohen-Kettenis
and Baudewijntje P. C. Kreukels, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Chapter 5. Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence in Children => pp. 51-64
(Thomas Steensma and Jiska Ristori, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and others)

Chapter 6. Transgender Youth => pp. 65-80
(Annelou L. C. de Vries and Scott Leibowitz, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and others)

Chapter 7. Transgender Families => pp. 81-90
(Joz Motmans, Myrte Dierckx and Dimitri Mortelmans, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium, and others)

Chapter 8. Aging in Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Communities => pp. 91-102
(Anneliese A. Singh and Kyle L. Bower, The University of Georgia, Georgia, US, and others)

Chapter 9. Transgender and Sexual Orientation => pp. 103-116
(Timo O. Nieder and Inga Becker, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Germany)

Chapter 10. Sexuality and Relationships of Transgender People => pp. 117-132
(Els Elaut, Steven Weyers, Piet Hoebeke, Sabien Stockman and Stan Monstrey,
Center of Sexology and Gender, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium, and others)

Chapter 11. Fertility Options in Transgender People => pp. 133-146
(Chloë De Roo, Kelly Tilleman and Petra De Sutter, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium)

Chapter 12. Genderqueer and Non-Binary Genders => pp. 147-158
(Christina Richards, National Centre for Transgender Health, Nottingham, UK, and others)

Chapter 13. Transgender and Autism Spectrum Disorder => pp. 159-172
(Anna I. R. van der Miesen and Annelou L. C. de Vries, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Chapter 14. Mental Health Problems in the Transgender Population: What Is the Evidence? => pp. 173-188
(Jon Arcelus and Griet De Cuypere, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, and others)

Chapter 15. Access to Clinical Services and the Role of Primary Care => pp. 189-200
(Sarah Murjan and Guy T’Sjoen, Nottingham National Centre for Transgender Health, Nottingham, UK, and others)

Chapter 16. The WPATH Standards of Care => pp. 201-216
(Lin Fraser and Gail Knudson, Private Practice in San Francisco, California, USA, and others)

Chapter 17. Hormone Treatment for Transgender Children and Adolescents: Puberty, Blockers, Sex-Hormones and Helping Me Fit My True Gender Identity => pp. 217-226
(Gary Butler, University College Hospital, London, UK)

Chapter 18. Hormone Treatment for Transgender Adults => pp. 227-250
(Leighton J. Seal, Gender Identity Clinic, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK)

Chapter 19. Chest Surgery and Breast Augmentation Surgery => pp. 251-264
(Andrew Yelland, Breast Onco-Plastic Surgery, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK)

Chapter 20. Gender Confirmation Surgery for Transgender Women => pp. 265-276
(Gennaro Selvaggi and My Andreasson, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden)

Chapter 21. Genital Reconstructive Surgery for Transgender Men => pp. 277-300
(Nim Christopher, David Ralph and Giulio Garaffa, University College London, UK)

Chapter 22. Facial Feminization Surgery => pp. 301-318
(Keith Altman, Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital and Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, UK)

Chapter 23. Voice, Speech & Language Therapy => pp. 309-332 (Christella Antoni, Consultant Speech and Language Therapist, London, United Kingdom)

Chapter 24. Transgender Identities in Education => pp. 333-346
(Jay Stewart, Gendered Intelligence, UK)

Chapter 25. Employment Issues: A Personal View => pp. 347-358
(Jamison Green, Legal scholar, California, USA)

Chapter 26. Employment Issues for Transgender and Gender Variant People: A Legal Perspective => pp. 359-372
(Stephen Whittle, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK)

Chapter 27. Physical Activity and Sport Engagement in the Transgender Population => pp. 373-386
(Bethany Jones and Jon Arcelus, Nottingham National Centre for Gender Dysphoria, Loughborough University, UK, and others)

Chapter 28. My Journey through Transition => pp. 387-396
(Emma Victoria Jewkes, Bangor University, Wales, UK)

Chapter 29. Much Ado About Sebastian => pp. 397-404
(Sebastian Hughes, Freelance writer/editor)

About the Editors

Index

Total Pages: 424

   Series:
      Human Sexuality
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 – 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 7x10 - NBC-C
   ISBN: 978-1-53611-843-8
   Status: AV
  
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