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ea0029s2.2 | 40 years of male hormonal contraception research and no product | ICEECE2012

Clinical trials in male hormonal contraception to date

Meriggiola M. , Cerpolini S. , Costantino A.

Over the last 50 years, different studies have been carried out in the field of male hormonal contraception. Two multicenter efficacy studies supported by WHO in which the prototype testosterone-alone regimen was used, have demonstrated the validity of the principle of male hormonal contraception. Contraceptive protection is dependent on the degree of sperm suppression. Azoospermia is certainly the gold standard for this type of contraceptive since no pregnancies were reported...

ea0029p482 | Developmental endocrinology | ICEECE2012

Dimensional profiles of male to female gender identity disorder: an exploratory research

Fisher A. , Bandini E. , Ricca V. , Ferruccio N. , Corona G. , Meriggiola M. , Jannini E. , Manieri C. , Forti G. , Mannucci E. , Maggi M.

Introduction: Male-to-female gender identity disorder (MtF GID) is a complex phenomenon that could be better evaluated by using a dimensional approach.Aim: To explore the aggregation of clinical manifestations of MtF GID in order to identify meaningful variables describing the heterogeneity of the disorder.Methods: A consecutive series of 80 MtF GID subjects (mean age 37±10.3 years), referred to the interdepartmental Center fo...

ea0029p494 | Developmental endocrinology | ICEECE2012

Childhood maltreatment in subjects with male to female gender identity disorder

Fisher A. , Bandini E. , Ricca V. , Meriggiola M. , Jannini E. , Manieri C. , Corona G. , Monami M. , Forti G. , Mannucci E. , Maggi M.

Introduction: Childhood maltreatment is quite common and constitutes a non-specific risk factor for a range of different emotional and behavioural problems during lifespan. It has been demonstrated that sexual minorities are at higher risk of maltreatment and abuse, and a high proportion of transsexual subjects reports childhood maltreatment.Aim: To evaluate the prevalence of reported childhood maltreatment in a clinical sample of patients with male to f...