Fields in the Interview for the Psychological Assessment for Transgender People

José Miguel Rodríguez Molina, Nuria Asenjo Araque, Antonio Becerra Fernández, María Jesús Lucio Pérez, María Frenzi Rabito Alcón, Gilberto Pérez López

Abstract


The treatment of the transgenderism is mainly irreversible. Therefore, a very carefully psychological assessment is needed. However, being transgenderism an emergent phenomenon there are a few guidelines. So that, it is necessary to have at least some guidance on which areas transgenderism should be evaluated.  To the aim of this study is to propose a number of areas to include in the psychological assessment of transgender people. In it are reviewed either usual assessment areas in Clinical Psychology and the aspects that are usually taken into consideration in the assessment of transgenderism.  As a result a number of areas for the psychological interview to assess transgender people is presented.


Keywords


transsexualism; transgender; psychological assessment; clinic interview



DOI: https://doi.org/10.5944/ap.12.2.12915

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