No longer 'female' or 'male', but 'assigned-o F or M at birth': the bible of psychiatry yields to the trans-trend
The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -DSM-V-, the most widely used by psychiatrists, adapts its terminology to the demands of transgender activists. Favouring the 'affirmative' approach and the use of puberty blockers, hormones and surgery for those suffering from gender dysphoria.
The diagnostic manual most commonly used by psychiatrists yields to the demands of transgender activists, replacing for example 'born female' with 'individual assigned female at birth'. A language that is no longer neutral and that more easily leads to puberty blockers, hormones and surgery. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - also known as the DSM - will use the new terminology to describe 'gender dysphoria'. This is the language used by transgender activists under the banner of the so-called 'affirmative model' of care, [...]