Dr James Barrett, lead clinician in the Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) has authored a piece in this months British Medical Journal.
The article explores assessment and management of patients with gender dysphoria for non-specialists, and is available in the July print edition of BMJ. Non-subscribers can access the article online on a trial basis via the BMJ site.
The Gender Identity Clinic is the largest and oldest gender clinic in the UK, dating back to 1966. It accepts referrals from all over the UK for for adults (from the age of 17 years 9 months) with issues related to gender. It is a multi-disciplinary administrative and clinical team, including psychologists, psychiatrists, endocrinologists and speech and language therapists. The team works together in order to provide holistic gender care, focusing on the biological/medical, psychological and social aspects of gender.