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Transgender veterans diagnosed with significantly more mental and medical health disorders

The first large, controlled study of health disparities between clinically diagnosed transgender and non-transgender patients–based on the medical records of more than 5,000 patients treated in… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Study sheds light on protecting transgender individuals from suicide

The likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia and other stressors he or she may experience. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Social Support Protects Transgender People from Suicide

Social Support Protects Transgender People from Suicide

While experts acknowledge that a transgender person is at high risk of committing suicide, new research has identified several key factors that can reduce the odds of a tragedy. University of Houston College of Education researchers explain that the likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia, […]

Transgender children do not have hormone imbalance, study finds

Researchers conducting a prospective study of transgender youth have discovered that transgender youth have hormone levels consistent with their birth-assigned genders. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Gender Identity Deeply Held in Transgender Kids

The gender identity of transgender children is deeply held and is not the result of confusion about gender or pretense, according to new research by psychological scientist Kristina Olson, Ph.D.,¬†of the University of Washington. Olson is the first to take a scientific approach to investigating whether the gender identity of transgender children is deeply held, […]

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