Non binary/genderqueer demographics at a large Gender Clinic

Christina Richards

Nottingham Center for Gender Dysphoria

Dr Christina Richards BSc (Hons), MSc, DCPsych, CPsychol, MBACP (Accred.), EuroPsy, AFBPsS is an HCPC Registered Doctor of Counselling Psychology and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is part of NHS England’s Clinical Reference Group (CRG) on Gender Identity Services; and is recognised by HM Courts and Tribunals Service as a Specialist in the field of Gender Dysphoria.She is Senior Specialist Psychology Associate at the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Gender Clinic and Clinical Research Fellow at West London Mental Health NHS Trust (Charing Cross) Gender Clinic; and is a co-founder of BiUK and co-author of the Bisexuality Report.She is the Editor of the journal of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology. Her own publications consist of various books, papers, reports, and book chapters and she is the co-author of the BPS Guidelines and Literature Review for Counselling Sexual and Gender Minority Clients.

Background

Traditionally Gender Clinics have seen only those people transitioning to a male or female gender, with few people explicitly stating that they have a gender identity outside of that binary. More recently, however increasing... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

To investigate the demographics, anxiety, and depression levels of people who state they are non-binary on the questionnaires which are given to all people seeking assistance at the Nottingham Center for Gender Dysphoria... [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

A questionnaire continuing demographics was given to all people attending the Nottingham Center for Gender Dysphoria. A sample was analysed with demographic frequencies detailed and HADS and BDI scores reported. [ view full abstract ]

Methods

The following demographics will be detailed: Gender identity; age; birth assigned gender; ethnicity; employment status; civil status; children; Living situation.In addition we will report: diagnosis (if any); the type of... [ view full abstract ]

Results

To be determined. [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

Administrative and clinical outcomes will be overviewed. [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Christina Richards (Nottingham Center for Gender Dysphoria), Walter Bouman (Nottingham Centre for Gender Dysphoria), Jon Arcelus (Nottingham Centre for Gender Dysphoria)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Mental health

Session

OS-2A » Mental Health II: Autistic Spectrum Symptomatology and Non-binary Genders (11:00 - Friday, 7th April, Baltic)

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