Working With Transgender Patients
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 16, Number 10, October 2018
Jack Drescher, MD
Clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons; member of the DSM-5 work group on sexual and gender identity disorders.
Dr. Drescher has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Our profession has a number of obstacles to overcome in gaining the trust of transgender and gender non-conforming patients. We turn to this month’s expert, Jack Drescher, MD, to better understand how to work with this population.