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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (22/11/2012 02.54)

EFFECTS OF HORMONAL THERAPY ON SUBJECTS WITH GENDER IDENTITY DISORDERS (DIG)

Please note that the job is no longer active!

Gender Identity Disorders (DIG) is considered a psychic disorder in which an otherwise normal person feels to be a member of the opposite sex. After a psychological evaluation these subjects receive hormonal treatment with the aim to reduce the characteristics of their own sex and to develop characteristics of the opposite sex to which they feel they belong.
Aim of this study is better understand the effects of hormonal treatment of these subjects on different parameters including BMI, lean mass and Waist circumference, lipid profile (HDL-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides), hemoglobin and hematocrit, bone density etc. It will be also evaluate with an interview socio-demographics chacteristics, education, physical health, medical history, smoking habits, sexual orientation, current and past relationships and reproductive history.
These studies will help to promote the improvement of health and quality of life of these subjects.

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Research Fields

Medical sciences

Eligibility criteria

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttps://www.aric.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca/BandiPubblicati/zz_Bandi_din.aspx
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

07/12/2012

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

42875

Funding organisation / Contacts
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA - - CENTRO INTERDIP. RICERCA PER LA TUTELA DELLA SALUTE SESSUALE (CISS)

Public research
Bologna - Italy
www.unibo.it
E-mails
cristina.meriggiola@unibo.itPhones
051 6363716

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