Causes of transsexualism. Is there a transsexuality gene?

Definition of transsexuality According to the most recent psychiatric medical criteria, transsexuality can be defined as a disorder of sexual identity causing gender dysphoria, understanding as such the possible psychological imbalance that may arise when there is antagonism...

Transsexuality diagnosis and treatment. Medical and psychiatric findings

‘The only thing that has been achieved so far is to try to adapt the body to the mind, instead of trying to alleviate the cerebral problem’ Diagnosis The diagnosis of transsexualism is based on both medical and psychiatric findings, criteria that have been enshrined...

Madrid hosted a European Congress on Transsexuality

The city of Madrid hosted the Second European Congress on Transsexuality, which offered a forum on many of the medical issues associated to sex reassignment surgery. Many lightly affirm that, this procedure should be performed, given that it is technically possible to do so....
Posted On 01 Jan 2014
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Male or Female – A cultural construct? Our medical and ethical assessment. VIDEO.

Expert professionals, in transsexuality and sexual identity, present this video for help to understand this difficult matter, but before proceeding any further, it is necessary to introduce the precise terminology, to define the meaning of sex, gender and transsexuality. SEX is...

Gender identity disorders. Current scientific evidence

Introduction Management of so-called “gender incongruence, cross-gender behaviour, non-normative gender behaviour, gender dysphoria or transgender or transsexual behaviours”, hereinafter encompassed within the term “Desire for Sex Change” (DSC) is a...
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ABOUT US

 About us The Catholic University of Valencia was founded on 8th of December 2003, the “youngest” of the Spanish Catholic universities. On 20th September 2006, the Institute of Life Sciences was constituted within the University itself, and within it, the Bioethics...
Posted On 15 Dec 2016

Gender ideology. Can it continue to be sustained scientifically?

Gender ideology essentially holds that gender is constructed, not determined genetically at birth. It considers that it is the environment, education, social and family relationships and eventually, the desire of every individual, that determines the sex assigned to each person...