Debate surrounds intersex inclusion i...

Debate surrounds intersex inclusion in the DSM V

There are 3 comments on the actup.org story from Jun 15, 2012, titled Debate surrounds intersex inclusion in the DSM V. In it, actup.org reports that:

The DSM, or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is the American Psychological Association guidebook used by psychiatrists all around the world. It is currently undergoing revisions for a fifth edition, which has sparked controversy in many areas. Among these is its inclusion, for the first time, of intersex people.

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Lililth_Satans_B ore

Since: May 12

Bellevue, WA

#1 Jun 16, 2012
As an intersexed XX/XY mosaic true hermaphroditic female that I am ... I do not feel my birth gender is a disorder ... I am born the way I am and there is no disorder in that
Xiam

United States

#3 Jun 16, 2012
I think Intersex needs to stay far, far away from DSM. It will do no good and it will damage Intersex people. It will do more harm than good.

Since: Aug 12

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#4 Jul 22, 2013
Since when has biological genetics been psychological?
Now THAT is what I call insane

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