Transgender youth and life-threatening behaviors.

  title={Transgender youth and life-threatening behaviors.},
  author={A. Grossman and A. D'augelli},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  volume={37 5},
  • A. Grossman, A. D'augelli
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Suicide & life-threatening behavior
  • Sexual minority status is a key risk factor for suicide among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth; however, it has not been studied among transgender youth. Fifty-five transgender youth reported on their life-threatening behaviors. Nearly half of the sample reported having seriously thought about taking their lives and one quarter reported suicide attempts. Factors significantly related to having made a suicide attempt included suicidal ideation related to transgender identity; experiences of past… CONTINUE READING
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