NEWSWEEK: Transgender People Suffering From Gender Dysphoria May Have Key Brain Differences, Scientist Says

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 2/12/2019

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Differences in brain activity could impact a person's sense of their own gender, according to a researcher who has tried to explain the cause of a condition experienced by some transgender people.

The article published in the journal eNeuro presents a new theory on what is known as "gender dysphoria," by looking at existing studies on the condition. Other experts in the field have said the findings should be regarded with caution.

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TitleTransgender People Suffering From Gender Dysphoria May Have Key Brain Differences, Scientist Says
Media name/outletNewsweek
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date2/12/19
DescriptionDifferences in brain activity could impact a person's sense of their own gender, according to a researcher who has tried to explain the cause of a condition experienced by some transgender people.

The article published in the journal eNeuro presents a new theory on what is known as "gender dysphoria," by looking at existing studies on the condition. Other experts in the field have said the findings should be regarded with caution.
URLhttps://www.newsweek.com/transgender-people-gender-dysphoria-brain-differences-scientist-1475013
PersonsSimona Giordano