Jess Williams examines a nationally representative population-based study on suicidality among sexual minority and transgender adolescents in Canada.[read the full story...]
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Trans and gender diverse youth more likely to be admitted to hospital for suicidality and self-harm, according to US study
Sarah Carr reflects on a recent US study that “perhaps tells us something deeper about the discrimination and stigmatisation in mental health that needs to be tackled.”[read the full story...]
Minority stress and self-esteem: the thoughts of sexual minority young adults
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou consider a qualitative study on sexual minority youth perspectives on minority stress and factors negatively affecting self-esteem.[read the full story...]
Can brief social contact videos reduce transphobia and increase treatment-seeking among adolescents?
Talen Wright critically reviews a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of brief social contact video on transphobia and depression-related stigma among adolescents.[read the full story...]
Minority stress and suicide in transgender and gender non-conforming individuals
Marissa Kube-Clare explores a recent systematic review focusing on the link between minority stress and suicidal Ideation and behaviour amongst transgender and gender non-conforming people.[read the full story...]
How can we provide inclusive mental health care for LGBTQ+ youth?
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou summarise a recent review, which proposes a new theoretical framework to provide effective mental health support for LGBTQ+ youth.[read the full story...]
Associations between adolescent mental health and gender diversity: evidence from a population cohort study #CAMHScampfire
Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cohort study from the Netherlands, which looks at adolescent gender diversity and provides data of sociodemographic correlates and mental health outcomes in the general population.
Join us around the #CAMHScampfire on Tuesday 28th June to discuss this paper with the author and a group of experts.[read the full story...]
Spilling the T about the Q+: supporting mental health in queer youth
Will Koehler explores a recent meta-narrative review investigating effective mental health support for the LGBTQ+ youth community.[read the full story...]
LGBTQ+ parental rejection: how do adults maintain ties with their parents?
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou review a recent qualitative study exploring how LGBTQ+ adults maintain their relationships with parents who rejected their identity.[read the full story...]
Substance use is higher and more excessive in transgender people: evidence, limitations and gaps
Ivan Ezquerra-Romano summarises a systematic review looking into the prevalence of substance use among transgender people compared to their cisgender counterparts.
Today we also announce the launch of a new survey that will help us understand alcohol use in UK transgender and non-binary people.[read the full story...]