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Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender-Nonconforming People, Version 7
This version of the SOC recognizes that treatment for gender dysphoria has become more individualized, and can be used to help patients consider the full range of health services open to them, in accordance with their clinical needs and goals for gender expression.
Stigma, mental health, and resilience in an online sample of the US transgender population.
The findings support the minority stress model and suggest that prevention needs to confront social structures, norms, and attitudes that produce minority stress for gender-variant people and enhance peer support; and improve access to mental health and social services that affirm transgender identity and promote resilience.
Development of the Gender Minority Stress and Resilience Measure.
Researchers currently lack a reliable and valid means of assessing minority stress and resilience factors in transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) people. This study was conducted to develop
The Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association's Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version
Committee Members: Walter Meyer III M.D. (Chairperson), Walter O. Bockting Ph.D., Peggy Cohen-Kettenis Ph.D., Eli Coleman Ph.D., Domenico DiCeglie M.D., Holly Devor Ph.D., Louis Gooren M.D., Ph.D.,
Psychiatric Impact of Gender-Related Abuse Across the Life Course of Male-to-Female Transgender Persons
Gender-related abuse is a major mental health problem among MTF transgender persons, particularly during adolescence, however, as these individuals mature, the consequences of this abuse appear less severe, which may represent the development of moderately effective mechanisms for coping with this abuse.
Transgender HIV prevention: a qualitative needs assessment.
Findings indicated that HIV/AIDS compounds stigmatization related to transgender identity, interferes with sexual experimentation during the transgender 'coming out' process, and may interfere with obtaining sex reassignment.
Detecting, Preventing, and Responding to “Fraudsters” in Internet Research: Ethics and Tradeoffs
Online Internet research can provide investigators with large sample sizes and is cost efficient, but increasing and recurring instances of fraudulent activity among subjects raise challenges for researchers and Institutional Review Boards (IRBs).
Conducting Internet-Based HIV/STD Prevention Survey Research: Considerations in Design and Evaluation
Sixteen questions specific to Internet-based HIV prevention survey research are identified and strategies promoting minority participant recruitment, minimizing attrition, validating participants, and compensating participants are discussed.
Patient Satisfaction with Transgender Health Services
This study compared satisfaction ratings of 180 transgender and 837 other sexual health patients with psychotherapeutic, psychiatric, and sexual medicine services provided at a university-based sexual health clinic and showed that despite the challenges inherent in providing transgender care good satisfaction can be achieved.