Dynamic Gender Presentations: Understanding Transition and "De-Transition" Among Transgender Youth.

  title={Dynamic Gender Presentations: Understanding Transition and "De-Transition" Among Transgender Youth.},
  author={Jack L. Turban and Alex S. Keuroghlian},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={57 7},
  • J. TurbanA. Keuroghlian
  • Published 1 July 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Distinguishing and Addressing Gender Minority Stress and Borderline Personality Symptoms.

It is argued that gender minority identity, even when fluid, is rarely a sign of identity diffusion, and recommendations for adopting a gender-affirming framework to treat borderline personality symptoms when present among gender minority patients are concluded.

Individuals Treated for Gender Dysphoria with Medical and/or Surgical Transition Who Subsequently Detransitioned: A Survey of 100 Detransitioners

More research is needed to understand this population of individuals who experienced gender dysphoria, chose to undergo medical and/or surgical transition and then detransitioned by discontinuing medications, having surgery to reverse the effects of transition, or both.

Identify, Engage, Understand: Supporting Transgender Youth in an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Findings suggest that gender-affirming approaches by providers are experienced as supportive and respectful by transgender adolescent patients, while also identifying barriers to consistently supportive interactions that can be addressed to optimize care.

Transition Trajectories: Contexts, Difficulties and Consequences Reported by Young Transgender and Non-Binary Spaniards

The narratives collected and analyzed in the present study appear as important inputs to the literature, which can be translated into the basis of further investigations and the improvement of professional practices in the health field.

Factors Leading to "Detransition" Among Transgender and Gender Diverse People in the United States: A Mixed-Methods Analysis.

Clinicians should be aware of these external pressures, how they may be modified, and the possibility that patients may once again seek gender affirmation in the future, among TGD adults with a reported history of detransition.

Approach to the Patient: Pharmacological Management of Trans and Gender-Diverse Adolescents

Current treatment options, reported outcomes, and clinical challenges in the pharmacological management of trans and gender-diverse adolescents are reviewed.

A critical commentary on ‘rapid-onset gender dysphoria’

The term ‘rapid-onset gender dysphoria’ (ROGD) was coined in 2016 to describe an alleged epidemic of youth coming out as trans ‘out of the blue’ due to social contagion and mental illness. The term

One Size Does Not Fit All: In Support of Psychotherapy for Gender Dysphoria

Turban, Beckwith, Reisner, and Keuroghlian (2020) published a study in which they set out to examine the effects of gender identity conversion on the mental health of transgender-identifying

Gender-Affirming Surgical Care

There is no discrete algorithm that can determine which patients should proceed with surgery and the needs and goals of each patient must be weighed alongside a number of other considerations, including patient age, medical and psychological history, type of surgery requested, lifestyle factors, social support, and resources.



Transgender Youth: The Building Evidence Base for Early Social Transition.

  • J. Turban
  • Psychology
    Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 2017

Mental Health of Transgender Children Who Are Supported in Their Identities

Socially transitioned transgender children who are supported in their gender identity have developmentally normative levels of depression and only minimal elevations in anxiety, suggesting that psychopathology is not inevitable within this group.

Mental Health and Self-Worth in Socially Transitioned Transgender Youth.

Health and Care Utilization of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth: A Population-Based Study

Among the TGNC sample, those whose gender presentation was perceived as very congruent with their birth-assigned sex were less likely to report poorer health and long-term mental health problems compared with those with other gender presentations.

Research Review: Gender identity in youth treatment paradigms and controversies

Emerging data suggest that patients' high rates of anxiety, depression, and suicidality appear to be improved with affirmative protocols, although future longitudinal data are needed.

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.

Endocrine Treatment of Gender‐Dysphoric/Gender‐Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society* Clinical Practice Guideline

This evidence‐based guideline recommends treating gender‐dysphoric/gender‐incongruent adolescents who have entered puberty at Tanner Stage G2/B2 by suppression with gonadotropin‐releasing hormone agonists and recommends adding gender‐affirming hormones after a multidisciplinary team has confirmed the persistence of gender dysphoria/gender incongruence.

Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and Eating-Related Pathology in a National Sample of College Students.

The health and well-being of transgender high school students: results from the New Zealand adolescent health survey (Youth'12).

Early Findings From the TransYouth Project: Gender Development in Transgender Children

Despite a dramatic increase in the number of socially transitioned transgender children (children who identify with the gender opposite their natal sex and who change their appearance and pronouns to