Pubertal Suppression in Transgender Youth - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323569637

Pubertal Suppression in Transgender Youth

1st Edition

Authors: Courtney Finlayson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323569637
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st August 2018
Page Count: 400
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Description

Offering current guidelines on the relatively new practice of puberty suppression for gender-dysphoric adolescents, Pubertal Suppression in Transgender Youth provides a succinct, easy-to-digest overview of this timely topic. This concise, clinically-focused resource by Dr. Courtney Finlayson covers all relevant topics, from a brief history of medical care of transgender youth to emerging developments in the field.

Key Features

  • Covers the use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) therapy in transgender youth, including models of care and current treatment guidelines, fertility issues, ethical considerations and the consent process, and more.
  • Discusses psychosocial, medical, and surgical side effects of treatment.
  • Consolidates today’s available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.

Details

No. of pages:
400
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323569637

About the Author

Courtney Finlayson