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Topic in Review: Health care problems of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients
If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username. The work summarizes some of the published conclusions of the DSM-5 and ICD revision processes regarding three particular controversies: 1 stigma versus access to care; 2 the retention of a child gender diagnosis; and 3 the treatment of prepubescent transgender children. Both the DSM and ICD work groups decided that despite the stigma associated with a diagnosis, retaining an adolescent and adult gender diagnosis is necessary to maintain access to care. As for the child gender diagnosis, given the heterogeneity of this clinical population and that gender dysphoria does not persist in most children, a child diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria DSM and Gender Incongruence ICD should be retained to facilitate ongoing evaluation and management in childhood while acknowledging the uncertainty of the outcome. The treatment of extremely gender variant prepubescent children remains a controversial subject since some underlying assumptions of the treating clinicians are a matter of opinion rather than of empirical data. Login to your account Username.
Health care problems of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients
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Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Outside the home, schools are the primary vehicles for educating, socializing, and providing services to young people in the United States. Schools can be difficult environments for students, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, but they are often especially unwelcoming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT youth.