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Large study on hormone therapy for transgender youth provides reassurance amid treatment politicization

Findings from the largest longitudinal study (315 participants) on psychosocial functioning in transgender or nonbinary youth after 2 years of gender-affirming hormone (GAH) therapy were recently published in New England Journal of Medicine. At a time of heightened politicization of this treatment, this study adds to the growing literature that demonstrates benefits of GAH therapy for transgender youth.

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Lopez, X., Kuper, L.E. Large study on hormone therapy for transgender youth provides reassurance amid treatment politicization. Nat Rev Endocrinol 19, 319–320 (2023).

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