Position statement on the hormonal management of adult transgender and gender diverse individuals

Description

Rising demand for gender‐affirming hormone therapy mandates a need for more formalised care of transgender and gender diverse (TGD) individuals in Australia. While pathways to gender transition are individualised, hormonal therapy is effective at aligning physical characteristics with gender identity and improving dysphoria, quality of life and mental health.

Authors

Ada S Cheung, Katie Wynne, Jaco Erasmus, Sally Murray, Jeffrey D Zajac

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain key components of the position statement.
  2. List main recommendations.
  3. Recognise changes in management in response to the position statement.

Medical Journal of Australia
N/A
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Sexual Health
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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