The role of grandmothers in transsexualism

E. Halle, Chester W Schmidt, J. K. Meyer

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The following report is a review of 21 cases of transsexualism in which early parenting involved a grandmother. Besides describing grandmothers as parenting agents, this review, investigates the generational transmission of a psychiatric disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)497-498
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1980


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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