Volume 18, Issue 3 (Pajouhan Scientific Journal, Spring 2020)                   psj 2020, 18(3): 34-45 | Back to browse issues page

DOI: 10.29252/psj.18.3.34


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1- PhD in Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran , drnargeszamani@iauh.ac.ir
2- MSc in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
3- MSc of Management, Department of Management, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
4- MSc of Psychology, Department of Psychology, payame nor, Karaj, Iran
Abstract:   (3175 Views)
Background and Objective: Gender identity disorder is a strong and continuous tendency of the patient to be in the opposite sex role and status. Therefore, this study was conducted to investigate the gender identity disorder and its personality, psychological and social factors in patients with gender identity disorder while awaiting gender change.
Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 17 adolescents were selected using purposive sampling method and the Multi-faceted Personality Questionnaire of the University of Minnesota, McKinley, Yangchr('39')s maladaptive schema form, Yangchr('39')s schema mentalities questionnaire, the role of Yang Raychr('39')s extreme compensation, and Yang Raychr('39')s avoidance were answered and finally, the analytical model of personality, psychological and social factors affecting sexual identity disorder was drawn.
Results: The results showed that the mean score of sexual identity disorder was 80.29% (4.1 out of 5 points) indicating high level of gender identity disorder among the respondents. Finally, the research variables predicted about 30% of social variables, about 20% of personality variables and 14% of psychological factors among participants.
Conclusion: According to the results, it can be hoped that by identifying families and individuals through formal and informal sources about influencing factors (including labeling, correcting sexual education principles, and controlling non-homosexual peer relationships), they can reduce and treat the condition. Gender identity disorder helped.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Psychology and Psychiatry
Received: 2020/01/13 | Accepted: 2020/02/27 | Published: 2020/04/8