Previous reports  suggest that transsexualism is a strong risk factor for suicide, also after sex reassignment, and our long-term findings support the need for continued psychiatric follow-up for persons at risk to prevent this. By contrast, female-to-males had higher crime rates than female controls aHR 4. Building a Foundation for Better Understanding 2. Health Maintenance for Transwomen. The Kaplan-Meier curve Figure 1 suggests that survival of transsexual persons started to diverge from that of matched controls after about 10 years of follow-up. The individual experiences gender dysphoria and desires to live and be accepted as a member of the opposite sex. Transgender Voices:
Interpreting laboratory results in transgender patients on hormone therapy.
The Fenway Institute. Crossdresser —an individual who dresses in the clothing of the opposite sex for reasons that include a need to express femininity or masculinity, artistic expression, performance, or erotic pleasure, but do not identify as that gender. The health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people:
This includes addressing such issues as transsexual individuals being excluded from employer health care on the basis of their transsexuality.