DSD & Transgender.pdf
DSD & Transgender.pdf PSY370
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Holly Houser on Tuesday April 14, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY370 at University of Miami taught by Franklin Foote in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 76 views. For similar materials see Human Sexual Behavior in Psychlogy at University of Miami.
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Date Created: 04/14/15
Disorders of Sexual Development amp the Transgendered How do we Decide Somebody s Gender Chromosomes XX or XY Gonads Ovaries or testes Genitals Vagina or penis Sense of self Ask them what they are Homologous Organs FEMALE MALE Clitoral Glans Penile Glans Hood of Clitoris Penile Foreskin Inner Labia Penile Shaft Outer Labia Scrotum Ovaries Testes Skene s Gland Prostate Gland Bartholin s Gland Cowper s Gland What if Chromosomes are neither XX nor XY XO 1 X and no other chromosome or greatly reduced 2rld X aka Turner Syndrome o No ovaries usually gt no puberty infertile o Often short some tendency to renal cardiovascular and learning disabilities 0 Can be treated sufficiently to develop breasts amp sustain pregnancy XXY 2 or more X and 1 Y aka Klinefelter Syndrome 0 When young similar to other boys some tendency toward learning disabilities 0 At puberty may have some tendency toward tallness gynecomastia feminine contours sparse body facial hair 0 Usually have low testosterone low libido low sperm count underdeveloped genitals 0 Slightly increased probability of being transgendered XYY 1 X and 2 Y 0 Normal male development but low sperm count 0 Tendency toward low intelligence XXX 3 X 0 Normal female but slight tendency toward reduced fertility 0 Some tendency toward learning disability Intersexuals True Hermaphrodites 0 One ovary amp one teste Male Pseudohermaphrodites o Testes amp XY chromosomes but their genitals look female 0 Develop breasts Female Pseudohermaphrodites 0 Have ovaries amp XX chromosomes but their genitals looks male Accord Alliance wwwaccordallianceorg Now prefer Disorders of Sexual Development
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