How does neuroscience explain the Bruce Reimer case?


  • Fabiano de Abreu Rodrigues



The article reports the psychology with basis in neurosciences in the Bruce Reimer case, a Canadian boy raised as a girl after losing his penis on an accident during a circumcision procedure in the 1960s. Bruce committed suicide in 2004 under the name of David. His male personality clashed with his new identity as Brenda. In this article we will go deeper into the history of the case and the probabilities for the result to be suicide.



How to Cite

RODRIGUES, F. de A. . How does neuroscience explain the Bruce Reimer case?. Journal Archives of Health, [S. l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 27–31, 2021. DOI: 10.46919/archv2n1-004. Disponível em: Acesso em: 14 jun. 2024.