Journal article

Suicidality, self-harm, and their correlates among transgender and cisgender people living in Aotearoa/New Zealand or Australia

Gareth J Treharne, Damien W Riggs, Sonja J Ellis, Jayde AM Flett, Clare Bartholomaeus

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRANSGENDER HEALTH | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

Background: Transgender people experience high rates of suicidality and self-harm. Past research has established a range of correlates of suicidality/self-harm among transgender people but little is known about whether these correlates are similar for transgender and cisgender people. Aims: The aim of this study was to test whether a range of potential demographic and psychosocial correlates of suicidality/self-harm hold for both transgender and cisgender people living in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Australia. Methods: An online survey was completed by 700 adults living in Aotearoa/New Zealand (n = 328) or Australia (n = 372). Targeted advertising was used to recruit transgender respondents (n ..

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