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ZERBINATI, João Paulo  and  BRUNS, Maria Alves de Toledo. Horizons of understanding on transexualities: the Psychoanalysis between the medical and queer view. Analytica [online]. 2020, vol.9, n.17, pp. 1-20. ISSN 2316-5197.

Transsexualism is an aspect of sexuality that encourages the advancement of understanding own sexuality beyond the naturalization of binary models for sex and gender. Public health issue discussed since its origin by knowledge such as medicine, psychology and psychoanalysis. Thus, from a systematic review of the literature, the aim of this study was to present the profile of the articles published in the past decade with the phenomenon of transsexuality investigated from the relationship with psychoanalysis and psychopathology. Understanding the transsexual experience without comparing it to the normative models to sex and gender is contemporary challenge and needed to make less rigid the knowledge of psychology and psychiatry, and especially psychoanalysis, as well as other areas of health and education whose praxis emerge contact with aspects of human sexual and affective plurality. Psychoanalysis, in the contemporary context, is intimated to aid and enhance the subjective, inclusive and despatologizing understanding of transsexualities.

Keywords : Transsexuality; Psychoanalysis; Psychopathology; Systematic Review.

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