Journal article

Sociodemographic and Clinical Characteristics of Transgender Adults in Australia.

Ada S Cheung, Olivia Ooi, Shalem Leemaqz, Pauline Cundill, Nicholas Silberstein, Ingrid Bretherton, Emily Thrower, Peter Locke, Mathis Grossmann, Jeffrey D Zajac

Transgend Health | Published : 2018

Abstract

Background: Over the last 10 years, increases in demand for transgender health care has occurred worldwide. There are few data on clinical characteristics of Australian adult transgender individuals. Understanding gender identity patterns, sociodemographic characteristics, gender-affirming treatments, as well as medical and psychiatric morbidities, including neurobehavioral conditions affecting transgender and gender-diverse adults will help to inform optimal health service provision. Purpose: In an Australian adult transgender cohort, we aimed to first, assess referral numbers and describe the sociodemographic and clinical c..

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