A Primer on Transgender Care
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 4, April 2012
Dan Karasic, MD
Clinical professor of health sciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Karasic has disclosed that he has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Most psychiatrists have not been specifically trained in treating transgender patients. This is a problem, because as society has become more accepting of sexual and gender diversity, more of your patients are likely to divulge to you their transgender identity.