Disorders in sex development (DSD) can be treated well medically, but families will encounter
many psychosocial challenges.
An international survey conducted among 93 providers of psychosocial care, identified through
clinical networks, registries and professional forums.
Psychological counselling was most frequently given to parents (74%), followed by children
(39%), adolescents (37%) and adults (11%) and focused on coping and acceptance of disorders
in sex development. Мost frequently it is observed DSD related confusion about gender (54%),
acceptance of cross gender behaviour (50%), anxiety (43%) and sadness and depression (38%).
More research results can be found here.