A SINGLE CASE STUDY OF INTERSEX: A QUALITATIVE APPROACH


Aims. The present study was conducted to explore the experiences of individual with intersex problem. Methods. The current study used single case study research design and used a semi structured interview for detail assessment. Results. The present study used qualitative method; data was record, transcribed and then coded with themes and subthemes through thematic analysis. A number of themes identified on the basis of semi-structured interview including: depression, pessimism, self-blaming, victimization, learned helplessness and other related issues. Conclusions. The current study concluded that here is high need to understand the problems and of individuals with intersex. Based on this study, it is not particular for intersex individuals, it’s also conducted for mental health professionals to creating awareness and provide insight to society in the Pakistani culture specially related to sexual issues, such as intersex. The current study also to be educated the culture itself and scientific area.