A review of the literature on the desistence and persistence of gender dysphoria in children. The studies are clear: “Although the persistence rates differed between the various studies (2% to 27%), the results unequivocally showed that the gender dysphoria remitted after puberty in the vast
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.
In the first installment of our critical review of the National Geographic Gender Issue, we considered the statement on page 14 (“Helping Families Talk About Gender”) that it is likely that there are both biological and social factors for the onset of gender nonconformity in children, or