Gender Affirming Medical Care

Research Update

The Effect of Age and Pubertal Stage on Mental Health in Gender-Incongruent Youths

Topics: adolescents | children | GAMC | GDD | Gender Affirming Medical Care | Gender Dysphoric Disorder | Hormone Replacement Therapy | HRT | Mental Health | Suicidality

Review of: Sorbara JC et al, Pediatrics 2020;146(4):e20193600 Gender incongruence means that a young person identifies with a gender that’s different from the one they were born with. These youths have an elevated risk of suicide and other psychiatric problems. Gender-affirming medical care (GAMC), such as hormonal therapies, can reduce those risks

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