Long-standing patterns of thought, behavior, and emotions that are maladaptive for the
individual or for the people around them.
Individuals do not know how to change their behavior when put into certain situations.
DSM5: PDs though
Disorders of Sex and Gender
Culture & Sex/Gender
Culture tells us that the sex of the body should match the gender of the
Compulsory heterosexuality: youre supposed to be heterosexual.
Gender polarization: sex and gender are a biological essential