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Parents Matter: Associations Between Parent Connectedness and Sexual Health Indicators Among Transgender and Gender-Diverse Adolescents


https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33410250/


NIH National Library of Medicine  By Camille Brown et al on January 7, 2021

Transgender and gender-diverse youth experience significant health disparities across numerous domains of health, including sexual health. Among general populations, parent connectedness has been strongly associated with youth sexual health.

The relationships between parent connectedness and sexual health indicators were investigated among 2,168 transgender and gender-diverse youth who participated in the 2016 Minnesota Student Survey, a statewide population-based survey of ninth- and 11th-grade students.
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"Conclusions: As with other populations, parent connectedness promotes sexual health among transgender and gender-diverse youth and may provide a point of intervention."

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