Dr. Michelle Cretella
President, American College of Pediatricians
Gender Dysphoria is a well-known & documented mental illness. To be accurate, it’s considered a mental disorder rather than a mental condition. In more serious cases a person who has gender dysphoria can sometimes have problems keeping a job, feels awkward in social events or could even suffer from extreme anxiety or severe depression.
This is nothing to be ashamed of. Hundreds, upon hundreds, of thousands of people have this condition.