Gender Identity Disorder and Self-Stigma Among University Students in Selangor


  • Fatimah Sham Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia
  • Anwari Hamzah Intensive Care Unit, Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
  • Salmi Razali Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Sungai Buloh Campus, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 47000 Malaysia
  • Nandang Jamiat Universitas Aisyiyah Bandung, Indonesia



Gender identity, gender dysphoria, self-stigma, university students


Gender identity (GI) is the cognitive, perception and perspective of a person on his/her own sexual matters. Along with another psychiatric self-stigmatization (SS), caused low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression, suicidal ideation, tendencies among youth. The prevalence of GI and SS was relatively low and was associated. Creating appropriate intervention, both at the social education level and other levels was necessary to develop skills and to continue promoting awareness and learning about gender and transgender issues


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How to Cite

Sham, F., Hamzah, A., Razali, S., & Jamiat, N. (2024). Gender Identity Disorder and Self-Stigma Among University Students in Selangor. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 9(27), 127–133.

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