Gender Identity Scale for Transgender Women (GIS-TW) is a 21-item measure of the different aspects of gender identity for transgender women in China before, during, and after transition in order to improve gender-affirming medical treatment. This scale contains 6 subscales: 1. Social gender role affirmation, 2. Physical and mental incongruence, 3. Physical transition, 4. Self-affirmative gender expression, 5. Sexual attraction and 6. Sexual pleasure.
High Psychometric Score
5-point Likert scale
I strongly disagree - 1
I strongly agree - 5
The mean score of the items in each subscale is calculated.
Han, M., Pan, B., Wang, Y., Wilson, A., Chen, R., & Wu, R. (2021). Development and psychometric evaluation of the Gender Identity Scale for Transgender Women in China. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 792776. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.792776
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