Transgender, gender-nonconforming youth face mental health risks
3 monthes ago - By Healio
Tracy a. Becerra-Culqui
Transgender and gender-nonconforming children and adolescents experienced higher levels of mental health conditions when compared with matched reference groups, according to study results published in Pediatrics.
“The study shows that transgender and gender-nonconforming children and adolescents have three to 13 times the mental health conditions compared to youth who identify with the gender assigned at birth,” Tracy A. Becerra-Culqui, PhD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research & Evaluation, told Infectious Diseases in
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Anxiety, Depression More Common among Transgender Youth
3 monthes ago - By Medindia Health
Mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and attention deficit disorder are much higher among transgender and gender non-conforming youth.
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