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Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender People

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Columbia Psychiatry NYSPI

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Speakers

Walter Bockting, PhD, Professor of medical psychology at Columbia University and the moderator is Raymond Smith, PhD, Director of Communications 

both of the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health and of The LGBT Health Initiative.

This talk will be on supporting the health and wellbeing of transgender people. Topics covered include:

What myths and misconceptions are prevalent about LGBT health

What are some of the concerns for the mental health of transgender people?

How can we understand these concerns in the context of stigma and discrimination?

What can family and community member do to help?

What can health care providers do?

For info about the Division of Gender, Sexuality, & Health, based at the NYS Psychiatric Institute click http://gendersexualityhealth.org/LGBT/LGBTHealth.html

For questions on transgender-related issues please call (646) 774-6962

To listen to any of our previous archived shows on topics such as child and adolescent health, eating disorders, and substance abuse please go to blogtalkradio.com/columbiapsychiatrynyspi

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