Adolescents transgenres et non binaires: Approche et prise en charge par les médecins de premier recours

Translated title of the contribution: Transgender and non-binary teenagers: Management in primary care

Raphaël Wahlen, Céline Brockmann, Cindy Soroken, Lynn Bertholet, Michal Yaron, Adèle Zufferey, Anne Emmanuelle Ambresin, Arnaud Merglen

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Transgender, non-binary and questioning teenagers are increasingly visible. However, they face barriers in accessing appropriate care that meet their needs, both specific and regarding their general health. Primary care physicians increasingly see them in consultations but often lack elements of communication and recent knowledge that is needed to accompany them and their close ones in their individual trajectories. This article aims to answer this need and provides a synthesis about recent evidence and suggested communication approaches for primary care physicians, who play a central role for the health of all patients.

Translated title of the contributionTransgender and non-binary teenagers: Management in primary care
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)789-793
Number of pages5
JournalRevue Medicale Suisse
Issue number691
StatePublished - 22 Apr 2020
Externally publishedYes


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