Results indicated that statistically significant transgender disparities were present in all 10 mental health conditions examined, including depression, suicidality, serious mental illnesses, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Transgender veterans were also more likely to have been homeless, to have been incarcerated, and to have reported sexual trauma while on active duty. Significant disparities in the prevalence of medical diagnoses for transgender veterans were also detected, with HIV disease representing the largest disparity between groups.
Frances Shani Parker, Author
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