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ICD-10 - Psychological and Behavioral Disorders Associated with Sexual Development and Orientation

[From World Health Organization. The ICD-10 Classification of Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Diagnostic Criteria for Research. Copyright, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1993.] ...

This section is intended to cover those types of problems that derive from variations of sexual development or orientation, when the sexual preference per se is not necessarily problematic or abnormal.
Sexual maturation disorder
The patient suffers from uncertainty about his or her gender identity or sexual orientation, which causes anxiety or depression.
Ego-dystonic sexual orientation
The gender identity or sexual preference is not in doubt, but the individual wishes it were different.
Sexual relationship disorder
The abnormality of gender identity or sexual preference is responsible for difficulties in forming or maintaining a relationship with a sexual partner.
Other psychosexual development disorders
Psychosexual development disorder, unspecified

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