Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: trans stigma and mental health

Using Chosen Names Reduces Suicide in Transgender Youths

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From UT News: A new study has found that allowing transgender youths to use their chosen name at home, school, and work dramatically decreases their risk...

3 Transition Obstacles as Mentally Ill and Transgender

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In this piece for Everyday Feminism, Sam Dylan Finch discusses the oppression and obstacles he has experienced as a trans person in the mental...

Young Transgender Women Burdened with High Rates of Psychiatric Diagnoses

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New research published in JAMA Pediatrics reveals that transgender women have more than double the prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses than the general US population. The study found that the women, who had been assigned male at birth and now identified as female, had a high prevalence of suicidality, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, generalized anxiety and major depressive disorder.