Psychological testing with transsexuals: But some researchers are working to remedy that problem. After reading the article, participants responded to the policy support items before receiving a debriefing identifying the article as fictional. Davis New York, NY: There is a strong need for assessments to be normed on these populations to provide culturally competent care and research and to avoid providing incorrect data or potentially harmful treatment recommendations.
Thus, measures of attitudes toward transgender individuals should be related to measures of gender role beliefs e.
Are the Brains of Transgender People Different from Those of Cisgender People?
First, political orientation was separated into quartiles. This presents a challenge for those assessing, treating and researching transgender populations and may be contributing to harm in an already marginalized group. And those that believe that real sexual predators will be dissuaded by a sign on a bathroom door are truly lost. While the ATTMW is indeed a significant advancement on existing measures of attitudes toward transgender people, its limits must be noted. One-third of transgender people reported a negative healthcare experience in the previous year such as verbal harassment, refusal of treatment or the need to teach their doctors about transgender care, according to a landmark survey of nearly 28, people released last year by the National Center for Transgender Equality.
However, their statistical analyses revealed two factors: Transgender politics as body politics: Bakker and colleagues found that trans boys who had not been exposed to testosterone, but had had female pubertal hormones suppressed as well as cisgender boys, displayed less activation than cisgender girls in frontal brain areas when they performed the task. As reviewed previously, there are multiple existing measures of attitudes toward transgender individuals. Savic says she hopes the results of studies on transgender people will help make gender identity a less-charged issue.