What we can learn from US study of young transgender kids

Concern is growing among medical practitioners regarding the care of transgender children, particularly the use of medical interventions to aid transition.

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Last month, a mental health advocacy body, the National Association of Practising Psychiatrists, published an open letter calling for a parliamentary inquiry into the treatment of gender dysphoria in children, and also for consensus practice guidelines.

The group is questioning a child’s capacity to provide informed consent

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