Heino F. Meyer-Bahlburg, PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Primary Clinical Focus: Intersexuality / Disorders of sex development in children, adolescents, and adults; gender variants / gender dysphoria in children and adolescents.
Primary Research Interests: Developmental psychobiology of gender and sexuality; intersexuality / disorders of sex development; gender dysphoria; sexual risk behavior; assessment of gender and sexuality.
Herbert Pardes Building of the New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
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(1) Adverse cognitive and behavioral side effects of prenatal dexamethasone exposure. (2) Stigma experience and anticipation in persons with somatic disorders of sex development (DSD). (3) The effects of biological factors (prenatal hormones, genes), medical treatments (prenatal and postnatal glucocorticoids, postnatal sex hormones), gender assignment, and rearing conditions on the development of gender-related behavior, sexual orientation, and gender identity in DSD. (4) The effect of genital ambiguity and genital surgery on later sexual functioning in 46,XX congenital adrenal hyperplasia. (5) Gender dysphoria in children and adolescents related to brain imaging findings. (6) Development of assessment methods of gender identity, infant orientation, sexual functioning, and psychosocial stigma in DSD.