The Year in Review: Children and Adolescents

Background

Transgender health care in children and adolescents is an area in evolution with many debates in different countries. Particularly the concept of gender incongruence in children is often discussed. Clinical management... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

The aim of this presentation is to illustrate the content of mental health care in transgender children and adolescents since the last EPATH meeting in 2015. [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

An electronic search of literature was conducted using the following search engines: ScienceDirect, Web of Science, Scopus, and PubMed from May 2015 till February 2017. Within each search engine, the following search terms... [ view full abstract ]

Results

A total of 49 studies were identified. Review articles were not included. The overall content of the original studies concentrated on three levels. 1/ The need for a better definition and the determination of diagnostic... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

Since the studied area is so variable, important insights and conclusions will be drawn and illustrated during the presentation. [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Karlien Dhondt (UZ Ghent)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Plenary

Session

PLS-4 » Plenary Session IV: the Year in Review (09:00 - Saturday, 8th April, Pacific)

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