Child abuse victimization among transgender and gender nonconforming people: A systematic review.

  title={Child abuse victimization among transgender and gender nonconforming people: A systematic review.},
  author={Valerie Tobin and Kathleen R. Delaney},
  journal={Perspectives in psychiatric care},
PURPOSE Conduct a systematic review of abuse of transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) people in childhood. DESIGN AND METHODS Scopus, PubMed, PsychInfo databases were searched. Articles included in final analysis were those with respondents who reported childhood abuse and were either transgender adults or described gender nonconforming traits in childhood. Of 186 articles originally identified, 14 are included in the final review. FINDINGS Research on TGNC individuals and child abuse… 

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  • Dawn T. BoundsDominka A Winiarski N. Karnik
  • Psychology
    Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric nursing : official publication of the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc
  • 2020
A strengths-based, individualized approach to working with youth with socially complex needs that requires a dynamic, fluid, multisystemic approach to care and research is proposed.



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