Gender Dysphoria and Perceived Social Support: A Matched Case-Control Study.

Kaptan S., Cesur E., Bas K. , Yuksel S.

The journal of sexual medicine, vol.18, no.4, pp.812-820, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.01.174
  • Title of Journal : The journal of sexual medicine
  • Page Numbers: pp.812-820


Background: In people diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria (GD), low perceived social support from their families and society has been suggested to be associated with poor quality of life and mental well-being. Aim: To compare the perceived social support in individuals with GD with that in individuals without GD matched for age and gender.