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Hospitalization of Transgender Youth in a Psychiatric Ward—Opportunities and Challenges: A Case Study

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The Donald Cohen Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Jerusalem Mental Health Center, Eitanim Psychiatric Hospital, 9097200 DN Shimshon, Israel
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Hadassah School of Medicine, Hebrew University, 9112102 Jerusalem, Israel
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Received: 8 September 2020 / Revised: 15 October 2020 / Accepted: 21 October 2020 / Published: 23 October 2020
The prevalence of children and adolescents who identify themselves as transgender is significant. Transgender youth are at a high risk for mental health problems, sometimes requiring hospitalization in a psychiatric ward. This situation is specifically complex and should be considered by all mental health professionals. In this case report, we describe the challenges that emerged during hospitalization of a transgender adolescent, followed by descriptions of our attempts to cope with these particular issues. View Full-Text
Keywords: gender dysphoria; transgender adolescent; psychiatric institutions gender dysphoria; transgender adolescent; psychiatric institutions
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Gizunterman, A.; Szczupak, M.; Schechter, T.; Kohn, Y. Hospitalization of Transgender Youth in a Psychiatric Ward—Opportunities and Challenges: A Case Study. Sexes 2020, 1, 32-38. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/sexes1010003

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Gizunterman A, Szczupak M, Schechter T, Kohn Y. Hospitalization of Transgender Youth in a Psychiatric Ward—Opportunities and Challenges: A Case Study. Sexes. 2020; 1(1):32-38. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/sexes1010003

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Gizunterman, Alex, Maya Szczupak, Tanya Schechter, and Yoav Kohn. 2020. "Hospitalization of Transgender Youth in a Psychiatric Ward—Opportunities and Challenges: A Case Study" Sexes 1, no. 1: 32-38. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/sexes1010003

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