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Puberty suppression linked to improved well-being in transgender youth

1. Youth with gender dysphoria (GD; significant discontent with the sex assigned at birth), who underwent treatment with puberty suppression reported significant improvements in GD and body image difficulties. 

2. After treatment with puberty suppression, participants reported improvements in global psychological functioning as well as on measures of objective and subjective well-being.

Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) 

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