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Unformatted text preview: ousal) View themselves as heterosexual even though they are attracted to members of the same sex Transsexuality Causes are not well understood but maleto-female transsexuals have a hypothalamus more similar to a female's than to a male's. Parent-child interactions may also play a role. Sex Change Surgery Screening interview determines whether someone is a good candidate for the surgery. Hormone therapy and living as a member of the other sex comes before the surgery. Surgery is the last step and not all opt for it. Sex Change Surgery Sex Change Surgery Implications: Are you now a member of the other sex? What is male and female? Insurance rates? Competitive sports? "Same sex" marriage? The End...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2010 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Ashcraft during the Spring '10 term at Clarion.
- Spring '10