Library Index P-R


“From error to error, one discovers the entire truth.- Sigmund Freud (1856-1939).
Austrian physician, founder of psychoanalysis.

This library is drawn from many diverse sources. It is for reference purposes only.
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Academic Papers

The International Journal of Transgenderism (Tzoneteam recommended!)
This links to a comprehensive external site that lists academic papers in relation to transsexual studies.
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Partners – see Significant Others


Penis – ‘Cache-Sex’ methods of concealment and obtaining a ‘flat-look’ for pre-op male-to-female transgender people, Tucking and taping the penis to hide it’s appearance.
S. Johnson
Transgender Zone
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Penis Lengthening and Girth Enhancement.
Andromeda Andrology Center, India, 2003
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Penis – A better Manhood??? – Do you really NEED a penis???.
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Dynaflex prosthesis in total phalloplasty.
Hage JJ.
Plast Reconstr Surg 1997 Feb; 99(2): 479-85.
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Silicone genital prosthesis for female-to-male transsexuals.
Hage JJ, Bouman FG.
Plast Reconstr Surg 1992 Sep; 90(3): 516-9.
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Osseous fixation of a penile prosthesis after transsexual phalloplasty.
Fisch M., et al.
J Urol 1993 Jan; 149(1): 122-5.
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Obtaining rigidity in the neophallus of female-to-male transsexuals.
Hage J.J., et al.
Ann Plast Surg 1993 Apr; 30(4): 327-33.
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10 years of experience with penile prosthesis implantation.
Chiang HS, Wu CC, Wen TC.
J Urol 2000 Feb; 163(2): 476-80.
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Penile prosthesis implantation in a transsexual neophallus
Hui-Meng Tan.
Asian J Androl 2000 Dec; 2: 304-306.
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Perry, G
Transgender Zone
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Personal Security

Personal Security for transgender, transsexual and Crossdressers
Transgender Zone
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Phalloplasty Techniques
Phalloplasty via Charing Cross London Surgery Photos and life story
Mitchs Story, TransgenderZone
[Abstract] Full Text [PDF]  Transsexual Surgery Results and photos

Transsexual Surgery Results and photos
Phalloplasty Surgery Photos

Johns Story, TransgenderZone
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Reconstruction of the male external genitalia.
Boxer RJ.
Surg Gynecol Obstet 1975 Dec; 141(6): 939-44.
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Phalloplasty Techniques
Amsterdam, London. The worlds leading surgeons discuss surgery
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Transsexual Surgery
Results and photos

Phalloplasty in a female-to-male transsexual using a double-pedicle composite groin flap.
Akoz T, Kargi E.
Ann Plast Surg. 2002 Apr;48(4):423-7; discussion 427.
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Phalloplasty using the free radial forearm flap.
Matti BA, Matthews RN, Davies DM.
Br J Plast Surg 1988 Mar; 41(2): 160-4.
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Reconstruction of the penis in transsexual patients.
Vesely J., et al.
Acta Chir Plast 1992; 34(1): 44-54.
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Addressing the ideal requirements by free flap phalloplasty: some reflections on refinements of technique.
Hage JJ, De Graaf FH.
Microsurgery 1993; 14(9): 592-8.
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Phalloplasty in female-to-male transsexuals: what do our patients ask for?
Hage JJ., et al.
Ann Plast Surg 1993 Apr; 30(4): 323-6.
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Scrotal construction by expansion of labia majora in biological female transsexuals.
Sengezer M, Sadove RC.
Ann Plast Surg 1993 Oct; 31(4): 372-6.
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Late salvage of a “free flap” phalloplasty: a case report.
Noordanus RP, Hage JJ.
Microsurgery 1993; 14(9): 599-600.
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Phallic construction in female-to-male transsexuals using a lateral upper arm sensate free flap and a bladder mucosa graft.
Hage JJ., et al.
Ann Plast Surg 1993 Sep; 31(3): 275-80.
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Sculpturing the glans in phalloplasty.
Hage JJ, de Graaf FH, Bouman FG, Bloem JJ.
Plast Reconstr Surg 1993 Jul; 92(1): 157-61.
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Follow up study of transsexuals after sex-reassignment surgery.
Tsoi WF.
Singapore Med J 1993 Dec; 34(6): 515-7.
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Use of two microsurgical flaps in one stage reconstructive surgery.
Vesely J., et al.
Acta Chir Plast 1994; 36(4): 99-103.
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Pubic phalloplasty in female-to-male transsexuals.
C Bettochi, DJ Ralph, JP Pryor.
XV Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association Symposium, 1997
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Long-term results of total penile reconstruction with a prefabricated lateral arm free flap.
Khouri RK, Young VL, Casoli VM.
J Urol 1998 Aug; 160(2): 383-8.
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Psychological and Social Function Before and After Phalloplasty.
James Barrett.
IJT, 2(1), 1998.
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Our standard method of reconstruction of the penis and urethra in female to male transsexuals.
Vesely J., et al.
Acta Chir Plast 1999; 41(2): 39-42.
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Phalloplasty in female-to-male transsexuals using free radial osteocutaneous flap.
Fang et al.
Br J Plast Surg 1999 Apr; 52(3): 217-22.
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Phalloplasty using a lateral groin flap.
Zielinski T.
Acta Chir Plast 1999; 41(1): 15-9.
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Neophalloplasty in female-to-male transsexual with the island tensor fasciae latae flap.
Santanelli F., Scuderi N.
Plast Reconstr Surg 2000 May; 105(6): 1990-6.
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Construction of Penis with two free flaps.
Takao Harashina, MD.
Annals of Plastic Surgery 2002; 49(3): 302-306.
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Glans, Urethra, and Corporeal Body Reconstruction by Free Osteocutaneous Forearm Flap Transfer .
Fabio Santanelli, MD, PhD., Guido Paolini, MD .
Annals of Plastic Surgery 2003; 50(3): 321-324.
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Phalloplasty in a Female-to-Male Transsexual Using a Double-Pedicle Composite Groin Flap.
Tayfun Aköz, MD; Eksal Karg, MD.
Ann Plast Surg 2002 April; 48(4): 423-427.
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Long-term fate of the bony component in neophallus construction with free osteofasciocutaneous forearm or fibula flap in 18 female-to-male transsexuals.
Papadopulos NA, Schaff J, Biemer E.
Plast Reconstr Surg 2002 Mar; 109(3): 1025-30.
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Reconstruction of the penis in transsexual patients.
Vesely J., et al.
Plast Reconstr Surg 2002 Mar; 109(3): 1025-30.
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Urethral Complications in Phalloplasty.
Dr David J. Ralph,1999
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The Pregnant Man – an Oxymoron?
Dr Sam Dylan More, 1999.
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Press and Media

Pride Marches
Transgender Zone at Pride
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Prostitution and Transgender Escorting
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Prostate – the prostate in post-operative transsexuals
S. Johnson
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Psychiatrists Directory – See Practitioner Guide.

Also see – DSM-IV


Ego development in female-to-male transsexual couples.
Fleming M, Costos D, MacGowan B.
J Med Ethics 1980 Jun; 6(2): 85-9.
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Similarities in becoming: transsexuals and adolescents.
Fleming M, Feinbloom D.
Adolescence 1984 Fall; 19(75): 729-48.
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A psycho-endocrinological overview of transsexualism.
A Michel, C Mormont1 and J J Legros.
European Journal of Endocrinology (2001)145; 365-376.
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Developmental profile of 200 male and 100 female transsexuals in Singapore.
Tsoi WF.
Arch Sex Behav 1990 Dec; 19(6): 595-605.
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Male and female transsexuals: a comparison.
Tsoi WF.
Singapore Med J 1992 Apr; 33(2): 182-5.
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Self-image and personality traits in gender identity disorders.
Bodlund O, Armelius K.
J Sex Marital Ther 1994 Winter; 20(4): 303-17.
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For UK psychotherapists – See our Practitioner Guide

The transsexual client: a discussion of transsexualism and issues in psychotherapy.
Oles MN.
Am J Orthopsychiatry 1977 Jan; 47(1): 66-74.
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Psychological treatment of transsexualism and sexual identity disorders.
Lothstein LM.
Arch Sex Behav 1979 Sep; 8(5): 431-44.
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The psychoanalyst and the transsexual patients.
Childan C.
Int J Psychoanal 2000 Feb; 81(Pt 1): 21-35.
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When sex and gender diverge.
Martin, E.
CPJ 2002 Dec; 13(10).
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Puberty Blockers – GnRH analogues
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Rachlin, K.

Factors which influence Indviduals’ Decisions when considering Genital Reconstructive Surgery.
Rachlin K.
IJT July-September 1999, 3,3.
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Ralph, David J.
Urethral Complications in Phalloplasty.
Dr David J. Ralph, 1999
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Real Life Test [ RLT ]
The Real Life Test – a history
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The Transgender Zone Argues if this is the right way to do things?
A full documentary video produced from the Transgender Zone Archives and addresses the medical evidence that being transgender is a medical condition not a psychiatric one! Julia Grant, April Ashley and Janett Scott comment.
Requires Real Player™
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Records (Medical NHS UK)
Accessing medical records
Official NHS Guidance
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Gender reassignment and assisted reproduction.
De Sutter P.
Hum Reprod 2001 Apr; 16(4): 612-4.
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Residential and Community Care of Transgender People – See Community Care

Reid, R

Russell Reid and the Standards of Care and Response
David Batty
Tuesday January 20, 2004
The Guardian
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