Heino F. Meyer-Bahlburg, PhD



Primary Clinical Focus: Intersexuality / Disorders of sex development in children, adolescents, and adults; gender variants / gender dysphoria in children and adolescents.

Primary Research Interests: Developmental psychobiology of gender and sexuality; intersexuality / disorders of sex development; gender dysphoria; sexual risk behavior; assessment of gender and sexuality.

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University of Dusseldorf, Germany

Internship: New York State Psychiatric Institute


  • Meyer-Bahlburg HFL: Psychoendocrinology of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. In: New MI et al. (Eds.), Genetic Steroid Disorders., Academic Preess/Elsevier, San Diego, CA, USA, 2014
  • Meyer-Bahlburg HFL: Sex steroids and variants of gender identity.. Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinics of North America 2013;42:435-452
  • Meyer-Bahlburg HFL, Dolezal C, Haggerty R, SiLverman M, New MI: Cognitive outcome of offspring from dexamethasone-treated pregnancies at risk for congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency.. European Journal of Endocrinology 2012;167:103-110
  • Meyer-Bahlburg HFL, Dolezal C, Johnson LL, Kessler SJ, Schober JM, Zucker KJ: Development and validation of the Pregnancy and Infant Orientation Questionnaire.. Journal of Sex Research 2010;47:598-610
  • Meyer-Bahlburg HFL: From mental disorder to iatrogenic hypogonadism - Dilemmas in conceptualizing gender identity variants as psychiatric conditions.. Archives of Sexual Behavior 2010;39:461-476

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Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry)