By Anne A. Lawrence
These narratives approximately autogynephilia by means of autogynephilic male-to-female (MtF) transsexuals provide the 1st complete documentation of the erotic ideation that underlies the most typical kind of MtF transsexualism. The narratives supply empirical facts for Blanchard's concept of MtF transsexual motivation, and therefore are of curiosity to researchers and theorists learning the phenomenology of MtF transsexualism. The narratives usually are eye-opening to psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, and different execs who paintings with MtF transsexuals: such a lot clinicians most likely don't totally get pleasure from the erotic underpinnings in their consumers' situation. a greater figuring out in their consumers' autogynephilic emotions and motivations might permit those pros to supply extra empathetic and powerful scientific care.