Latin American Scientific Production on Transsexuality in Scopus, 2010-2022

Josué Turpo Chaparro, Ronald M. Hernández, Miguel A. Saavedra-López, Renzo Felipe Esteban Carranza, Oscar Mamani-Benito, Jacqueline C. Ponce-Meza, Xiomara M. Calle-Ramirez

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Abstract

The term transsexuality continues to be hotly debated in the literature and for many has become a scientific void. We sought to analyze the scientific production on transsexuality in Scopus, 2010-2022. Under a retrospective descriptive design, 624 articles were studied. It was found that 85.58% were research articles. Brazil has more research on the subject (41.83%); institutions in Brazil, Peru and Argentina have the highest production, and AIDS and Behavior and Plos One are the journals with the largest publications. The authors belong to Brazilian and Peruvian institutions. Research on transsexuality is minimal, so further research is needed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)182-191
Number of pages10
JournalAcademic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Volume12
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2023

Keywords

  • Scientific production
  • Scientific publication
  • Scopus
  • Transsexuality

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