Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Understanding Hormone Therapy Care Received by Transgender Veterans in VHA|
Guneet K Jasuja
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||Health Services R&D
|| April 2019 -
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Background: The prevalence of transgender Veterans (“trans vets”) is on the rise. Transgender individuals experience discord between their self-identified gender and biological sex, defined as gender dysphoria (GD). Untreated and/or undertreated GD is associated with increased mortality and morbidity including depression, anxiety, and suicidality. Hormone therapy is generally the first, and often the only, medical intervention accessed by trans persons with GD who seek to masculinize or feminize...
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