What is it about?
There is an increased interest in the experiences of youth who identify as trans* in order to promote individual human rights and provide socially inclusive health and social care. This scoping review aimed to explore the experiences of youth who identify as trans*. key themes that emerged included: stigma, discrimination and mental health; family relationships and supports; educational concerns; healthcare experiences; and vulnerability and health risks.
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Why is it important?
To establish the experiences of youth who identify as trans* and highlight issues in terms of policy, education, supports and service provision.
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This page is a summary of: The Experiences of Youth Who Identify as Trans* in Relation to Health and Social Care Needs: A Scoping Review, Youth & Society, July 2017, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0044118x17719345.
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