Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: transgender

Transgender Children Development Consistent with Current Gender, Not Sex Assigned at...

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Transgender children show strong identification and preferences stereotypically associated with their current gender identities, not their sex assigned at birth.

Gender Affirming Interventions Reduce Mental Health Issues, Study Suggests

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Transgender individuals who underwent gender-affirming surgeries demonstrated significant reductions in mental health concerns.

Discrimination Leads to Mental Distress for Gender Diverse People

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Researchers seek to identify adaptive coping responses to discrimination for the transgender and gender diverse community.

Non-Gender Affirmative Treatment Detrimental to Mental Health

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Gender identity conversion efforts impact psychological distress and lifetime suicidality in transgender people.

Chosen Name Use in Transgender Youth Linked to Reduced Depression and...

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The ability of transgender youth to use their chosen name is connected to reduced depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts/behaviors.

Study Confirms Higher Suicide Risk for Sexual Minority Adolescents

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Researchers report that sexual minority adolescents have considered, planned, and attempted suicide substantially more than their heterosexual peers.

What Transgender Actors can Teach Medical Residents

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A new training program teaches medical residents how to provide appropriate care and services to transgender clients.

Pro-LGBT Policies Reduce Teen Suicide

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A study demonstrates a 7% reduction in suicide attempts for teens in states that had legalized same-sex marriage.

Critics Push WHO to Remove Transgender from List of Mental Illnesses

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The World Health Organization (WHO) currently lists being transgender as a medical condition and mental illness. Critics argue that the world’s leading health organization...