Psychological distress in children with Disorders of Sex Development.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 3024-3031
AbstractChildren with 46XY disorders of sex development with genital ambiguity face a lot of behavioral changes and are associated with many risk factors. The 20 participants (aged 5-16) were taken, consisting of 12 boys and 8 girls. Control data were obtained from a representative sibling of each patient who was matched for age and gender. A questionnaire was held which was parent administered to check the behavior of child. The analysis came out to be that the children with genital ambiguity have poorer scores in respect to social or other realms when compared with control group. These findings are helpful as they give a chance to understand the individuals with any genital ambiguity and it should become an integral part to counsel them psychologically.
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