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Wellbeing

HappyThis section of the Gender Centre's website contains a collection of articles, research papers and surveys, books and book reviews, videos and other miscellanea relating to the wellbeing of female to male transsexual people.

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SOME INDIVIDUALS ALLOW THEMSELVES TO SUFFER TREMENDOUS PAIN

Article appeared in Polare 29, February 1999

Depression is the leading health issue in transgender and non-transgender populations, yet sufferers are unlikely to seek treatment which is tragic because depression is one of the best understood mental illnesses, with recognizable symptoms and effective interventions ... 

TRANSITIONING IS BEING GIVEN THE TOOLS AND KNOWLEDGE TO ASK THE QUESTIONS WHOSE ANSWERS SET THEM FREE

Article appeared in Polare 33, October 1999

Transitioning is being given the knowledge to ask the questions that help the old artificial persona fall away, revealing a brand new self. However transitioned people appear to others, to themselves they are happy, and sometimes for the first time, whole individuals ...

 
 
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