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Disordered eating behaviors among transgender youth: Probability profiles from risk and protective factors
Abstract Purpose Research has documented high rates of disordered eating for lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth, but prevalence and patterns of disordered eating among transgender youth remain unexplored. This is despite unique challenges faced by this group, including gender‐related body image and the use of hormones. We explore the relationship between disordered eating and risk […]
Abstract Purpose This study documented the prevalence of mental health problems among transgender youth in Canada and made comparisons with population-based studies. This study also compared gender identity subgroups and age subgroups (14–18 and 19–25). Methods A nonprobability sample of 923 transgender youth from Canada completed an online survey. Participants were recruited through community organizations, health care […]