Young Adult Psychological Outcome After Puberty Suppression and Gender Reassignment

  title={Young Adult Psychological Outcome After Puberty Suppression and Gender Reassignment},
  author={Annelou L C de Vries and Jenifer K. McGuire and Thomas D Steensma and E. Wagenaar and Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Peggy T Cohen-Kettenis},
  pages={696 - 704}
BACKGROUND: In recent years, puberty suppression by means of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs has become accepted in clinical management of adolescents who have gender dysphoria (GD). The current study is the first longer-term longitudinal evaluation of the effectiveness of this approach. METHODS: A total of 55 young transgender adults (22 transwomen and 33 transmen) who had received puberty suppression during adolescence were assessed 3 times: before the start of puberty suppression… 

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