Findings on happiness in Constantino et al. (2013): study ZZ Western Europe 2001

Publication
Author(s)Constantino, A.; Alvisi, S.; Cerpolini, S.
TitleA Prospective Study on Sexual Function and Mood in Female-to-Male Transsexuals During Testosterone Administration and After Sex Reassignment Surgery
SourceJournal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 2013, Vol., 39, 321-335,
URLhttps://doi.org/10.1080/0092623X.2012.736920
Investigation
PublicFTM transsexuals followed for 5 years since start of treatment, 2001-2008, Netherlands and Germany
 Age of participants at baseline M = 29.8 SD = 6.1 All participants had an gender identity disorder diagnosis. 98% identified as heterosexual, 2% as bisexual. All participants underwent hysteroannexiectomy and reductive mammoplasty. None had undergone genital surgery.
Last assesment2013
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =50
Non Response12.3%
 7 refused to fill in the questionnaire (non response) 7 excluded because of psychiatric comorbidities
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire completed at hospital visit
General remarksFor each subject, data was collected before starting hormone treatment, after 12 years of hormone treatment and at least 6 months after undergoing surgery (hysteroannexiectomy and reductive mammoplasty)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: ..Cheerful in the previous month .. (full lead question not reported) 0 not 1 2 3 4 5 absolute yes full response scale not reported
ClassificationA-AOL-cm-sq-?-6-a
Author's labelCheerfullness
Page in publication328
RemarksMedian (25th-75th percentile): Baseline 1.0 (0.8-2.0) Month 12 of treatment 1.0 (1.0-2.0) Postsurgery follow-up 2.0 (1.0-2.0)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: Unhappy in the previous month .. (full lead question not reported) 5 not 4 3 2 1 0 absolute yes full response scale not reported Score reversed by WDH team
ClassificationA-AOL-cm-sq-?-6-b
Author's labelUnhappy
Page in publication328
RemarksMedian (25th-75th percentile): Baseline 5.0 (4.0-5.0) Month 12 of treatment 5.0 (4.0-5.0) Postsurgery follow-up 5.0 (4.0-5.0) Scale inverted by WDH team
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Testosterone administration and sex reassignment surgeryH17aa01fEarlier sexe reassignment
Testosterone administration and sex reassignment surgeryH17ac03bPhase of sexe reassignment, also classified as above ↑
Testosterone administration and sex reassignment surgeryH17ac03cTechnique of sexe reassignment, also classified as above ↑