Dysphoria A heart rending poetic commentary on the pain anxiety and dissatisfaction that go hand in hand with mental illness and on the complex and emotional interplay between doctor patient and outsider

Dysphoria Dysphoria from Greek dysphoros , , difficult, and , to bear is a profound state of unease or dissatisfaction In a psychiatric context, dysphoria may accompany depression, anxiety, or agitation.The term is often used to refer to gender dysphoria, experienced by people whose gender identity does not align with their sex assigned at birth, and who may Gender dysphoria Gender dysphoria GD is the distress a person experiences as a result of the sex and gender they were assigned at birth.In this case, the assigned sex and gender do not match the person s gender identity, and the person is transgender.Evidence from twin studies suggest that people who identify with a gender different from their assigned sex may experience such distress not only due to Gender Dysphoria Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment People who have gender dysphoria feel strongly that their gender does not match their biology For example, a person who has a penis and all other physical traits of a male might feel instead that Gender dysphoria psychology Britannica Gender dysphoria Gender dysphoria GD , formal diagnosis given by mental health professionals to people who experience distress because of a significant incongruence between the gender with which they personally identify and the gender with which they were born The GD diagnosis appears in Reader QA Do I or Do I Not Have Gender Dysphoria Dara A reader asks for help in figuring out whether or not they have Gender Dysphoria and, therefore, are wondering if they are transgender. Understanding Gender Dysphoria Navigating Mark Yarhouse PsyD, Wheaton College is the Hughes Endowed Chair and professor of psychology at Regent University where he directs the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity and is a core faculty member in the doctoral program in clinical psychology. Transsexual Transsexuality, Gender Dysphoria and Gender Issues What it is, How it exists, What to do about it, and even some thoughts about the Why of it too. Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria How to Treat it Alongside Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria How ADHD Ignites Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria The extreme emotional pain of perceived rejection is a feeling unique to people with ADHD ADD, and it Gender dysphoria Treatment NHS Treatment for gender dysphoria aims to help people with the condition live the way they want to, in their preferred gender identity What this means will vary from person to person, and is different for children, young people and adults. Opinion Stopping gender dysphoria treatment is hateful Opinion Stopping gender dysphoria treatment is hateful Being a child with gender dysphoria is tough So tough, in fact, that these children have far higher rates of suicidal thoughts and attempts.

  • Title: Dysphoria
  • Author: Shane Neilson
  • ISBN: 9780889844025
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • A heart rending poetic commentary on the pain, anxiety and dissatisfaction that go hand in hand with mental illness, and on the complex and emotional interplay between doctor, patient and outsider.

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    1. This is the first volume of poetry from Shane Neilson that I've had the chance to read, and I was greatly impressed. The manner in which he weaves his passion for medical history and oddity into hauntingly dark and intense poetry is outstanding. Reading this book was like perusing an antique dental surgery collection, each line an instrument that pokes darkly into one's comfort zone while still drawing them in deeper out of pure curiously. The accompanying illustrations in the volume likewise he [...]

    2. Mental illness colonizes the entire body as seen in part one of Shane Neilson's poetic trilogy set in a psychiatric ward. Part two is a medical inquiry into poets like Whitman. The last part is dedicated to mourning, personal tragedy and the loss that can burden a life, compelling it to art.

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