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The effects of family dynamic to psychological aspects of transsexuals at Kuantan, Pahang in 2012

Draman, Samsul and Ershad Ahmad Khan, Erwan and Muhammad, Ibrahim and Musa, Ramli and Mohd Rus, Razman and Che Yusoff, Hamdi and Jawith Aliar , Syed Faris Ali and Razali, Ahmad Hafiz and Sulaiman, Muhammad Nurudin and Awang, Ahmad Yusoff and Zulkiffli, Wan Muhammad Muizzudin shah (2014) The effects of family dynamic to psychological aspects of transsexuals at Kuantan, Pahang in 2012. In: International Health Conference IIUM (IHCI 2014), 3-4 December 2014, Swiss Garden Resort & Spa, Kuantan.

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to show the relationship of male transsexuals with their family structure as well as the level of depression, anxiety and stress. This paper will highlight that there are strong influence of their family relationships with their psychosocial problems. The general objective for this study is to determine the family values and psychological factors among transsexual community in Kuantan, Pahang. The specific objectives include describing their socio-demographic status, measuring the prevalence of their psychological factors in term of depression, anxiety and stress as well as to measure the family values of transsexuals in terms of total family value, togetherness and harmony, expression, relationships and family dynamic, conflict and centric and lastly religiosity and traditional practice. This study will also describe the association between family values and the psychological factors. The study employs three interview-filled forms which are sociodemographic form, Asian Family Characteristics Scale and Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS 21). Among 40 respondents, 14 of them were depressed (35%), 18 were anxious (45%) and 14 were stressed (35%). For family relationship, 20 of them are having poor total family value (50%). On further analysis, result shows that those who are having poor total family value are 4 times more likely to develop depression and 7 times more likely to develop stress compare to those who are having normal total family value. In conclusion, this study reveals that family values have a significant effect on psychological aspects of the transsexuals.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5011/41820
Uncontrolled Keywords: transsexuals, family value, depression, anxiety
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Nutrition Sciences
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Psychiatry
Depositing User: SR NUR FARHANA LATFI
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2015 12:45
Last Modified: 23 May 2018 14:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/41820

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