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A study in AUS will track children and adolescents with #genderdysphoria being treated with hormones and surgery. The study unfortunately suffers from similar ethical and overall design flaws as the @NIH study being done in the US: bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/11/e…
Because there is no comparison group of “counseled only” children and adolescents, the study is both scientifically and ethically objectionable, and 6 psychiatrists have written the @BMJ expressing their concern about this: bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/11/e…
Excerpt: The Trans20 study aims to "document the natural history of gender diversity presenting in children." It isn't clear how the study design could allow observation of 'natural' history of #TGD youth when it intervenes in developmental trajectories of ALL 600 participants!
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Thread. Today, 3/31, is the International #Transgender Day of Visibility, #TDoV for short, to celebrate those, who got courage and decided to live authentically despite discrimination, abuse, biases, hate, and misunderstanding. 1/
Many of them struggle for choices they did not make, but they can do something about it. I got to meet many transgender people from many walks of life, heard their heart-wrenching stories. 2/
#GenderDysphoria is a real thing. It takes lives, it ruins families. If you feel at odds with your gender, do not even think you can beat it alone, do not delay, seek a therapist, a licensed independent clinical social worker at a gender clinic ... 3/
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