ISSN Print: 2152-7180    ISSN Online: 2152-7199

Call For Papers


    Special Issue on Gender Dysphoria


    This special issue mainly focuses on the discussion of gender dysphoria which is a conflict between a person's physical gender and the gender he or she identifies as. People diagnosed with gender dysphoria today exhibit strong and persistent cross-gender identification. In adolescents and adults, the disturbance is manifested by symptoms such as a stated desire to be the other sex, frequent passing as the other sex, desire to live or be treated as the other sex, or the conviction that he or she has the typical feelings and reactions of the other sex. The disturbance causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for professors and physician all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and treatments in the area of gender dysphoria.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles on exploring gender dysphoria. The topics to be covered by this special issue include, but are not limited to:


    • Gender dysphoria
    • Gender identity disorder
    • Signs and symptoms of gender dysphoria
    • Causes of transsexuals
    • Diagnosis of gender dysphoria
    • Treatment for gender dysphoria
    • Society and culture about gender dysphoria


    Authors should read over the journal’s Authors’ Guidelines carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue - Gender Dysphoria” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


     Manuscript Due

    May 8th, 2014

    Publication Date

    July 2014


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