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Gender Dysphoria

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A marked incongruence between one’s experienced or expressed gender and assigned gender of at least six months’ duration, as manifested by conditions specified in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fifth Edition (DSM-5), page 452, which is associated with clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

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In-Service Transition for Transgender Service Members

Last Updated: September 14, 2022
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