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High burden of mental health problems, substance use, violence, and related psychosocial factors in transgender, non-binary, and gender diverse youth and young adults.
Newcomb, M. E., Hill, R., Buehler, K., Ryan, D. T., Whitton, S. W., & Mustanski, B. (2020). Archives of sexual behavior, 49(2), 645-659.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-019-01533-9

Pubertal suppression for transgender youth and risk of suicidal ideation.
Turban, J. L., King, D., Carswell, J. M., & Keuroghlian, A. S. (2020). Pediatrics, 145(2).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7073269/

Chosen name use is linked to reduced depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, and suicidal behavior among transgender youth.
Russell, S. T., Pollitt, A. M., Li, G., & Grossman, A. H. (2018). Journal of Adolescent Health, 63(4), 503-505.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6165713/

Risk and protective factors for transgender youths’ substance use.
Watson, R. J., Veale, J. F., Gordon, A. R., Clark, B. A., & Saewyc, E. M. (2019). Preventive medicine reports, 15, 100905.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6542768/

Exploring Substance Use and Mental Health for Minority Transgender Youth: Implications for Advanced Practice Nurses
Raynor, P. A., Nation, A., & Outlaw, F. (2020). Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 32(3), 229-243.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31738273
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Mental health of transgender and gender nonconforming youth compared with their peers. 
Becerra-Culqui, T. A., Liu, Y., Nash, R., et al. (2018). Pediatrics141(5).(2018)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5914494/

 

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