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dc.contributor.advisorDavis, Melissa
dc.creatorGreen, Benjamin
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-04T21:48:21Z
dc.date.available2020-02-04T21:48:21Z
dc.date.issued2018-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/90864
dc.description.abstractThis study evaluated mental health outcomes for transgender patients treated for gender dysphoria at The Ohio State University Transgender Primary Care Clinic (OSUTPCC). The sample included 116 patients (60 natal males and 56 natal females). Mental health was tracked using self-reported questionnaires. We hypothesized that patient mental health would improve overtime under the gender-affirming care of the OSUTPCC. Our analysis indicated no statistically significant trend of improvement for depression and a small, statistically significant trend of improving anxiety over the two-year study period. Neither depression nor anxiety improved at a clinically significant level, warranting alternative interventions. Because of this finding, the clinic will be hiring a mental health professional to be available to our patients and to help guide further improvement of patient care at the OSUTPCC.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipThis project was made possible through the financial support of the Arts and Sciences Honors Committee.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe Ohio State Universityen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe Ohio State University. Center for Life Sciences Education Honors Theses; 2018en_US
dc.subjectTransgenderen_US
dc.subjectmental healthen_US
dc.subjecthormone therapyen_US
dc.subjectlongitudinalen_US
dc.titleEvaluating Anxiety and Depression in Transgender Patients at The Ohio State University Transgender Primary Care Clinicen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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dc.rights.ccAttribution-NoDerivs 3.0 United Statesen_US
dc.rights.ccurihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/us/en_US
dc.description.academicmajorAcademic Major: Biologyen_US


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