Gender dysphoria in an Omani female

Ahlam Ali, Hamed Al Sinawi*, Mohammed Al Alawi

*Corresponding author for this work

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A case of a girl who presented with symptoms of gender dysphoria is described here. She received cognitive behavioral therapy that helped her explore her thoughts and address any distorted cognition. She was able to live as a female and changed her mind about undergoing sex change surgery. This article explores the concept of gender dysphoria and the role of psychological interventions in its management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-99
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016


  • Case report
  • Oman
  • gender dysphoria
  • psychotherapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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