Why Treating Gender Dysphoria with Hormone Therapy is a Bad Idea
Gender dysphoria is a psychological condition that stems from confusion regarding one’s gender. While sex is biological and gender conceptual, gender is essentially the psychological awareness and acceptance of one’s biological sex. A person who is gender dysphoric is confused on this matter. Conception of a third gender in one’s mind does not mean a third sex has developed. The misalignment between gender identification and sex can lead to mental illness and physical illness if hormonal therapy is introduced, puberty suppressed or other chemicals used to … introduced, puberty suppressed or other chemicals used to help the person alter his or her sense of sex so as to promote the gender identity.
Suicide ideation, attempts at suicide, depression, anxiety—all of these are short term affects of gender dysphoria (Delgado-Ruiz et al.). Individuals who engage in hormonal therapy to help……
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… emotions and they need the comfort of contact and security to make them feel that…[break]…cultural factors influence our perception of acceptable expressions of gender and sexuality by making us think in terms of how people act and what is expected from a person who is gender fluid, gay or straight. People come to expect certain norms of behavior from these characterizations. However, not every culture is the same and … likely not be acceptable as conservative culture would say that sexuality is between men and women. The expression or repression of a person’s gender and/or sexuality may influence the person’s interpersonal development by making the person more isolated or more outgoing depending on how the person perceives ……
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GENDER DIFFERENCE AMONG VETERANS
Does Gender Affect the Utilization of Mental Health Care Services among Veterans?
The decision one takes when choosing a career poses a lifelong effect on … costs incurred by women in comparison to army men. It is important to understand that V.A. (Veteran Affairs) mental health costs based on gender differ among veterans of the army. The thesis statement of the following literature review highlights that there is a gender difference in the utilization of health care services among veterans, specifically military women. Although women's presence is large, since they are either young … it suggests the effects of V.A. mental health care on those who are receiving it and on those who are not, regardless of gender.
Signs when Medical Intervention for V.A. Health Care is Needed
Post-deployment health care includes numerous factors that provide the basis for veteran mental … has been a growing……
Adams, R.E., Urosevich, T.G., Hoffman, S.N., Kirchner, H.L., Figley, C.R., Withey, C.A., Boscarino, J.J., Dugan, R.J. & Boscarino, J.A. (2019). Social and psychological risk and protective factors for veteran well-being: The role of veteran identity and its implications for intervention. Military Behavioral Health, 7(3), 304-314. https://doi.org/10.1080/21635781.2019.1580642
Allore, H.G., Ning, Y., Brandt, C.A., & Goulet, J.L. (2013). Accounting for the hierarchical structure in veterans’ health administration data: Differences in healthcare utilization between men and women veterans. International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research, 2(2), 94-103. DOI: 10.6000/1929-6029.2013.02.02.03
Brooks, C. & Chopik, W. (2010, June 17). Research finds deployment affects mental health of veterans differently. Michigan State University. https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2020/research-finds-deployment-affects-mental-health-of-veterans-differently/
Duggal, M., Goulet, J.L., Womack, J., Gordon, K., Mattocks, K., Haskell, S.G., Justice, A.C. & Brandt, C.A. (2010). Comparison of outpatient health care utilization among returning women and men veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq. BMS Health Services Research, 10 (175). https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-10-175
Harpaz-Rotem, I. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2011). Serving those who served: Retention of newly returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan in mental health treatment. Psychiatric Services, 62(1), 22-27. DOI: 10.1176/ps.62.1.pss6201_0022.
Haskel, S.G., Brandt, C.A., Krebs, E.E., Skanderson, M., Kerns, R.D., & Goulet, J.L. (2009). Pain among veterans of operations enduring freedom and Iraqi freedom: Do women and men differ? Pain Medicine, 10(7), 1167-1173. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1526- 4637.2009.00714.x
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Koo, K.H., Madden, E. & Maguen, S. (2015). Race, ethnicity, and gender differences in V.A. health care service utilization among U.S. veterans of recent conflicts. Psychiatric Services, 66(5), 507-513. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201300498
Gender and Crime
Problem of Equality in the Criminal Justice System
Why Women Need Special Gender Specific Programs in Prison
Some of the biggest hurdles the criminal justice system faces in implementing programs and policies that effectively address the … are of incarceration. They are mainly non-violent offenders, many of whom have addictions or mental health issues. Yet they are viewed through a gender-neutral lens by the criminal justice system. Rather than focusing on equality, the criminal justice system needs to focus on gender-specific programs that are not programs designed for men that are made women only but that are rather designed for women—but this is a … that has to be accounted for in a system that has largely become for profit.
Bloom, B., & Covington, S. (1998, November). Gender-specific programming for female offenders: What is it and why is it important. In 50th annual meeting of the American……
Bloom, B., & Covington, S. (1998, November). Gender-specific programming for female offenders: What is it and why is it important. In 50th annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.
… to war veterans first and foremost? In fact, if we look at the numbers of those served in the armed forces and the gender distribution we will see that the numbers are contradictory. Why is it that we have more men who experienced war trauma, yet we … which may make them less apt to receive a diagnosis. It is important to remember that a higher rate of diagnosis of one gender versus the other gender does not necessarily reflect the number of individuals who do or do not have the condition.
Greenberg, M. (2018). Why women have ……
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… shows and films written by men have a better track record with audiences than shows written by women—and though there may be some gender bias there it is the reality of the situation. A production company that puts out shows and films written by women is unlikely … found, as it is probably not going to appeal to a lot of people. That, however, could also be considered a rationalization of gender segregation. And the fact is that traditional view are challenged in today’s society and workforce.
For instance, Lena Dunham’s show Girls found an … female creators who have higher outputs than male creators. The…[break]…female creators. Male audiences are interested in Bad Boys for Life. Is this a gender stereotype? Or is gender a real biological function and not a social construct as the politically correct paradigm promotes?
Culture is affected by change and people respond … families……
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… scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and writer for Time, she will say, no, it does not exist: “The bottom line: the 23-cent gender pay gap is simply the difference between the average earnings of all men and women working full-time.” The enduring myth that “women earn ……
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...Gender The Founding Fathers stated in the Declaration of Independence (1776) that “all men are created equal”—but it was a statement that only rang partially true if one is to judge by their actions. Even though Thomas Paine (1791) had identified the “Rights of Man” in his treatise by the same name, the Americans were not really interested in applying Enlightenment philosophy to its fullest, for they still wished to deny the Negro his fair share of equality. Slavery persisted for nearly another century and it took the Civil War to bring that issue to the fore, with the Great Emancipator finally taking the first steps in freeing slaves in states still occupied by the Rebels of the South. However, Emancipation Proclamation was still hardly the turning point in African-American relations that was needed—and Lincoln himself had been working on a plan that would see the slaves deported to a new……
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In today’s multicultural workforce, gender remains an area where power disparity occurs. While other barriers are being broken down, there remains stereotypical views regarding gender roles that can influence the modern workplace. This paper will examine some of the prevailing research on the subject to determine the current … can influence the modern workplace. This paper will examine some of the prevailing research on the subject to determine the current state of gender norms within the workplace.
Diversity is typically considered a benefit to the workplace, but the way in which diversity manifests should nevertheless be … international person, for example, feeling that their experiences are not valued; this is the way many cultures interpret the lack…[break]…Corse (2013) discussing how gender education can contribute to fostering this greater degree of openness.
Diverse work environments are the norm, but there remains ongoing challenges with respect … but there remains……
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The Gender Leisure Gap
Porter (2014) points out that there is a leisure imbalance between men and women that indicates the continued inequality between the … activities it would likely not be allocated in the same way men allocate time to leisure. What all this indicates is that the gender leisure gap is really just an expression of the much wider overall gender gap in particular—i.e., that men and women really are different psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially. Thus, with regards to the question, “Is leisure … the sake of some egalitarian principle that comes from the Age of Enlightenment?—itself an outdated and outmoded philosophical era rooted in naturalism?
The gender leisure gap is essentially an artificial construct meant to stir up antagonism between the sexes in a way that is completely unnecessary. Men … now more than ever that they serve complementary roles—not necessarily the same roles. The focus……
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