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d. If biology, unlikely to be true. Just more comfortable environment VI. In the documentary, we were also introduced to Rosie. Rosie’s parents were advised to receive genital surgery at six months of life. However, Rosie’s parents believed this to be a cosmetic procedure and decided against it despite feeling mounting pressured by medical professionals. What condition did Rosie have that medical professionals believed required genital surgery? Do you believe this procedure was purely cosmetic or functional in some way? How might situations like this create distrust for healthcare providers including psychologists? a. Rosie was born with CAH (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia ) can cause a baby to become intersex. Limits hormone production in adrenal glands. b. Said the doctors said the baby needs to have surgery. Her body functions normally and does not have any medical foundation. c. Not operating was an option. 95% identify as female, 5% have wrong gender identity. 1 in 10 children, estimate. 75-85% of parents decide on surgery (again, estimated) d. The physical appearance does not affect the internal components.
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VII. Many surgeons and urologists recommend genital surgery at six months of age. Go to PsycINFO or PubMed and cite at least one article that describes the rationale for conducting genital surgery at 6 months of age. Do you agree with this rationale? Why or why not? VIII. The documentary mentioned that the level of exposure to testosterone early in prenatal development may be associated with Disorders of Sex Development or intersex conditions, whereas testosterone exposure late in prenatal development may determine gender identity. Consult credible sources and compare this to the information presented in the documentary. Is the documentary accurate? a. Gender is something that is innate, via brain scans. Surgeries for male to female are more common. Female to male are harder and have more complications. More seniors are opening up and do not want to die as the person they’ve been pretending to be. This is not a “sudden” revolution, it is just a more comfortable environment for people to come forward. IX. John Park, a renowned urologist, is the chief of surgery at Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan. Part of the job description of Chiefs of Surgery is to ensure that operating rooms remain busy. This ensures that fellows can be trained with an adequate number of cases and that the hospital remains profitable. Dr. Park recently gave a recent presentation for the urology faculty on increasing the number of patient they see. In that
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