Gender-affirming hair removal, mental health outcomes
(Press-News.org) What The Study Did: In this analysis of the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, gender-affirming hair removal procedures were associated with lower odds of past-month severe psychological distress, past-year smoking and past-year suicidal ideation.
Authors: Michelle S. Lee, B.A., of Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author.
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