Transgender experience of mental healthcare in Australia

Halliday, Laura M., and Caltabiano, Nerina (2020) Transgender experience of mental healthcare in Australia. Psychology, 11. pp. 157-172.

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Abstract

Emerging global research suggests that transgender people experience poorer physical and mental health outcomes, as well as higher rates of discrimination in healthcare settings. To explore this in an Australian context, a qualitative research project was undertaken to explore the helpful and unhelpful therapy experiences of six transgender Australians. Using interpretative phenomenological analysis, four master themes emerged from the interview data, two of which are explored in depth. The research brings valuable insight into working towards positive outcomes with transgender clients with suggestions for changes in clinical practice for mental healthcare providers, education, training and future research.

Item ID: 67802
Item Type: Article (Other)
ISSN: 2152-7199
Keywords: Transgender clients; Transgender mental health; Qualitative research, LGBTIQ+
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2020 by author(s) andScientific Research Publishing Inc.This work is licensed under the CreativeCommons Attribution International License (CC BY 4.0).
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2021 01:27
FoR Codes: 52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5203 Clinical and health psychology > 520303 Counselling psychology @ 50%
52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5205 Social and personality psychology > 520502 Gender psychology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2004 Public health (excl. specific population health) > 200409 Mental health @ 60%
20 HEALTH > 2004 Public health (excl. specific population health) > 200407 Health status (incl. wellbeing) @ 40%
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