New York: Journal of the American Society of Psychosomatic Dentistry and Medicine, 1973. Offset. 6 x 9 in. Saddle stapled in pink wraps. 27 pp. Flyer tipped in for Janus Information Facility gender dysphoria pamphlets. Very good. Minor wear to edges and chipping to bottom of flyer, otherwise tight and clean. Item #5805
Small book documenting the findings and ongoing research concerning transsexual patients as well as early developments in gender affirmation surgery and gender dysphoria therapy treatments.
Includes tables and charts of data from studies and an essay concerning the social and personal impacts of coming out as transsexual, seeking treatment, and post-surgery attitudes. Much of the data includes the changes in attitudes of loved ones and impacts on familial relationships. Also included is a flyer for more informational booklets on transsexual therapies for medical professionals from the Janus Information Society, looking to expand their national network of professionals wiling to provide therapy, evaluation, and hormonal and medical treatments for transsexual patients.
An important document of the mid-century research that paved the way for trans healthcare.