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Second, regarding any crime, male-to-females had a significantly increased risk for crime compared to female controls (aHR 6.6; 95% CI 4.1–10.8) but not compared to males (aHR 0.8; 95% CI 0.5–1.2). This indicates that they retained a male pattern regarding criminality. The same was true regarding violent crime. By contrast, female-to-males had higher crime rates than female controls (aHR 4.1; 95% CI 2.5–6.9) but did not differ from male controls. This indicates a shift to a male pattern regarding criminality and that sex reassignment is coupled to increased crime rate in female-to-males. The same was true regarding violent crime.

Long-Term Follow-Up of Transsexual Persons Undergoing Sex Reassignment Surgery: Cohort Study in Sweden

This says to me that testosterone is the culprit. I have seen some feminists claim that testosterone has nothing to do with criminality but there it is, right there in the stats -- what do men and TIFs have in common? Male levels of T, or at least much, much higher in TIFs than is normal for women, anyway.

And mental illness and testosterone do not play nicely together. When a woman has a schizophrenic break, you almost never hear about it. When a man has a schizophrenic break, he makes for a dangerous fellow Greyhound passenger.

I think it says a lot that every man I have spoken to about that study has never been surprised. Testosterone is a hell of a drug.