Eating disorders is higher among adolescents transgender ;
transgender adolescents are at increased risk to develop an eating disorder than their peers, according to a study recent . Previously, eating disorders associated with white women, heterosexuals. However, research is beginning to reveal the prevalence of eating disorders across all demographic groups, including transgender teenagers. The study, which was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, surveyed more than 200,000 heterosexual students, 5,000 students are “safe”, 15,000 students who are gay, lesbian or bisexual, and 479 who are transgender and this is what they found.
transgender students were …
the researchers have suggested that trans reason teens develop eating disorders could be in an attempt to suppress the development features that do not match their gender identity.
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