Transgender and gender-diverse individuals are those whose gender identity ie, the deep-seated internal sense of gender as a man, woman, or otherwise differs from that which is socially expected of them given the sex assigned to them at birth. To my knowledge, the scant research literature in the behavioral health sciences on transgender and gender-diverse communities is almost exclusively on populations in the United States and Europe, with a few studies coming from other countries that also have large populations of people with European ancestry eg, New Zealand. They found that nearly all of the respondents Almost half of the study participants Nearly half of the study participants These data are concerning, although they are not surprising.
Suicidal Ideation in Transgender People: Gender Minority Stress and Interpersonal Theory Factors
Pitt Study Finds Large Number Of Transgender Teens Have Suicidal Thoughts | WESA
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The mental health of transgender teens is rarely studied, said Brian Thoma, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, but is critical to helping find solutions for the at-risk demographic. Through targeted online ads, the researchers identified 2, teenagers ages years old. The participants were asked their gender assigned at birth and the gender with which they currently identify.