Gender-Nonconforming Students at Elevated Risk for Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress

One in 10 children is at increased risk of abuse as well as post-traumatic stress disorder in adulthood because they are gender nonconforming, according to a new study. Much of that abuse -- emotional, physical and even sexual -- is at the hands of their parents or other adults in the home, according to a study published today online, which will appear in the March issue of the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Division of Adolescent and Young...Full Story
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