Dual-role transvestism

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Dual-role transvestism
Classification and external resources
Specialty psychiatry
ICD-10 F64.1

Dual-role transvestism is the formal diagnosis used by psychologists and physicians to describe people who wear clothes of the opposite sex to experience being the opposite sex temporarily, but don't have a sexual motive or want gender reassignment surgery. The International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) list three diagnostic criteria for "Dual-role transvestism" (F64.1):[1]

A person who is diagnosed with Dual-role transvestism should not receive a diagnosis of transvestic fetishism(F65.1),[2]

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  1. ^ "Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender-Nonconforming People, Version 7" (PDF). International Journal of Transgenderism. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group (13): 165–232. 2011. doi:10.1080/15532739.2011.700873. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 2, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed., text rev.). Washington, DC: Author.