Project

Empirical and theoretical study of the ethical problems concerning treatment and counselling of newborns, children and adolescents with disorders of sex development

Duration
01 October 2010 → 14 November 2010
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Ethics
    • Other philosophy, ethics and religious studies not elsewhere classified
Keywords
normality ethics DSD autonomy informed consent gender decision making authority
 
Project description

By studying the relevant scientific literature and conducting qualitative research by interviewing parents and physicians, we want to better understand the issues and, indirectly, to provide answers to the practical problems encountered during treatment of young children and adolescents and during counseling of parents of children with DSD.