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World Professional Association for Transgender Health

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Inc. (WPATH) is a professional organisation devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.

The organisation was originally named after one of the earliest physicians to work with transsexuals, Dr. Harry Benjamin, and was known as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association (HBIGDA).

WPATH is most known for publishing the Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, but also provides Information for Professionals and Consumers, Sponsors Scientific Conferences and offers Ethical Guidelines for Professionals.

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