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Suicide Attempts Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults

@inproceedings{Herman2014SuicideAA,
  title={Suicide Attempts Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults},
  author={Jody L Herman and Ann Pollinger Haas and Philip L. Rodgers},
  year={2014}
}
New analysis of responses to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS) shows that transgender respondents who experienced rejection by family and friends, discrimination, victimization, or violence have a higher risk of attempting suicide. 78 percent of survey respondents who suffered physical or sexual violence at school reported suicide attempts, as did 65 percent of respondents who experienced violence at work. The study suggests that several minority stressors – negative… 
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