Goodfellow Gems #58

Goodfellow Gems #58

Bruce Arroll

Bruce Arroll

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10 helpful ideas when working with transgender or gender non-conforming patients  

•    Gender is self-determined.1 •    Not all trans people want to move from one end of the gender
References

1.    Ker A. Taking transgender care seriously. Atlas (a medical literary journal) 2016;1:42-45. http://www.atlasliteraryjournal.org/taking-transgender-healthcare-seriously-1-1
2.    Colton Meier et al The Effects of Hormonal Gender Affirmation Treatment on Mental Health in Female-to-Male Transsexuals Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health 2011. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19359705.2011.581195
3.    Doctors are failing to help people with gender dysphoria BMJ 2016. http://search.proquest.com/openview/edba3e082ac91d49a042e393ff06da74/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=2043523