Regional volumes and spatial volumetric distribution of gray matter in the gender dysphoric brain

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Hoekzema, Elseline; Schagen, Sebastian E E; Kreukels, Baudewijntje P C; Veltman, Dick J; Cohen-Kettenis, Peggy T; Delemarre-van de Waal, Henriette; Bakker, J.;
(2015)
  • Subject: Transsexual | MRI | Gender identity disorder | Transsexualism | Voxel-based morphometry | : Neurosciences & comportement [Sciences sociales & comportementales, psychologie] | Sex differences | : Neurosciences & behavior [Social & behavioral sciences, psychology]

The sexual differentiation of the brain is primarily driven by gonadal hormones during fetal development. Leading theories on the etiology of gender dysphoria (GD) involve deviations herein. To examine whether there are signs of a sex-atypical brain development in GD, w... View more
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