Pubertal Suppression in Transgender Youth Paperback / softback
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. 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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 116 pages, Approx. 100 illustrations (100 in full color)
- Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
- Publication Date: 03/08/2018
- Category: Endocrinology
- ISBN: 9780323569637