APA Removes “Gender Identity Disorder” From Updated Mental Health Guide

The San Diego Gay & Lesbian News reports that the American Psychiatric Association’s board of trustees approved changes to the latest version of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) that removed the term “Gender Identity Disorder” (GID) which has historically been used by mental health professionals to diagnose transgender individuals.

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