A psychiatrist specializing in the care of LGBTQ+ youth discusses contributors to behavioral health issues in these patients, standards of care for transgender youth, making medical offices LGBTQ-friendly, when to refer to a specialist and more.
Gender Dysphoria: Time for a New Model Based on Psychobiology
A comprehensive review of neuroimaging studies of people with gender dysphoria prompts proposal of the concept of “brain gender.” The lead researcher outlines clinical and research implications.
Advice on Creating a Healthcare Safe Haven for LGBTQ Youth
Making clear that your practice is a safe space for LGBTQ youth is a huge first step toward easing the anxieties of teens needing care as they struggle with sexual identity issues.
New Care Centers Are Dedicated to Serving LGBT Community
Research shows that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals are more likely to delay medical care. Cleveland Clinic opens two clinics to meet the unique needs of LGBT patients in a safe, friendly setting.
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