Challenging the Unequivocal Results Recently there has been an increasing number of articles claiming that the high desistence rates of gender dysphoric children is a myth. Brynn Tannehill, Zack Ford and Zinnia Jones are a few of the authors1)Olson, 2015 is a scholarly article that
Asscheman, A long-term follow-up study of mortality in transsexuals receiving treatment with cross-sex hormones. (2011) My note: As a generalization, the longer the follow-up on transitioned individuals, the greater the risks and worse the outcomes. This is recognized in the literature, but only rarely by
De Cuypere, Long-term follow-up: psychosocial outcome of Belgian transsexuals after sex reassignment surgery (2006) My note: Could this be where the bourgeoning group of detransitioners have been hiding in the studies?
Van Der Miesen, Gender dysphoria and autism spectrum disorder: A narrative review (2015)
Marantz, Mothers of Boys with Gender Identity Disorder (1991) This study cited by Steensma, Gender identity development in adolescence (2013) in a section on possible pyschosocial factors.
Steensma, Desisting and persisting gender dysphoria after childhood: A qualitative follow-up study, 2011 Note: Also published 2010.
Singh, A Follow-Up Study of Boys with Gender Identity Disorder, 2012 Note: Doctoral Dissertation, unpublished, but cited in the literature (eg. Steensma, 2013 below)
Steensma,Gender identity development in adolescence, (2013)
Kaltiala-Heino, 2015, Two years of gender identity service for minors: overrepresentation of natal girls with severe problems in adolescent development Note: This is the highest co-occurence I have seen in the literature.
Steensma, Desisting and persisting gender dysphoria after childhood: A qualitative follow-up study, 2011 (also 2010).