Gender Dysphoria Test (3mins)

Gender Dysphoria Test
Halima Qureshi

Halima S. Qureshi is a practising Clinical Psychologist for the last 5 years, as well as the founding member of Counseling Center in one of the acclaimed Universities of Pakistan. She deals in psychological disorders especially related to early adulthood and adulthood. She is well versed in the field with more than 4 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Psychology. Currently, she is doing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and she is developing Intervention and working with Cognitive Behavior Hypnotherapy for Non-Suicidal Self Injury disorder a newly recognized disorder in DSM 5. Her therapeutic expertise is in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, as well as she is Master Practitioner of Neurolinguistics Programming (NLP) from NFNLP, USA.

The gender dysphoria test is formulated to screen your symptoms for gender dysphoria disorder as given in DSM 5. Manual of mental health professionals. This test is for self-assessment and cannot be used for diagnosis of the condition.

Instructions to Follow

Please make sure to respond to each statement carefully and mark your answers. In case you will not answer all the questions your results will be inaccurate.

1. I often feel discomfort regarding my gender identity and my biological sex


2. I feel dissatisfaction of my secondary sex characteristics and genitals assigned by my biological gender


3. I would be more satisfied if I had the primary and secondary sex characteristics of the opposite gender.


4. I always wanted to be of the opposite gender then the one assigned


5. I wish that people in my life treat me the way they treat male (if your assigned gender is female) or female (if your assigned gender is male).


6. My feelings and reactions are more similar to the opposite gender than the one I am assigned


7. My functioning gets disturbed and I experience distress in social, occupational and other areas of functioning because of this concern


Final Result :

What is Gender Dysphoria?

Gender dysphoria is a condition recognized by DSM 5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). In Gender Dysphoria, a person shows a strong desire to be of the opposite gender.

Gender dysphoria involves a conflict between a person's physical or assigned gender and the gender with which they identify. People with gender dysphoria may be very uncomfortable with the gender they were assigned, sometimes described as being uncomfortable with their body (particularly developments during puberty) or being uncomfortable with the expected roles of their assigned gender.

People with gender dysphoria may often experience significant distress and/or problems functioning associated with this conflict between the way they feel and think of themselves (referred to as experienced or expressed gender) and their physical or assigned gender.

Description of the Test

Gender dysphoria test was developed to screen on the basis of DSM 5 criteria for gender dysphoria, as well as the clinical interviews conducted by mental health professionals. This is a 2-3-minute brief test and highly recommended for self-assessment.

This test cannot be used for formal diagnosis and is not suitable for professional practice. This test will help the individual to screen their symptoms for the gender dysphoria disorder and will suggest to seek further help if required.

Gender Dysphoria Test (3mins)