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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 284-288

Care of transgender individuals in India: A clinical perspective

1 Schizophrenia Research Foundation (I), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Sree Vikas Center for Hormones and Mental Health, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shiva Prakash Srinivasan
Schizophrenia Research Foundation (India), R/7A, North Main Road, Anna Nagar (West), Chennai - 600 091, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijsp.ijsp_88_20

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India is making rapid strides in recent times in recognizing and providing legal supports to the transgender community. An increasing number of individuals are seeking medical assistance for gender-affirming medical interventions. Many medical and surgical practitioners working with transgender clients in the Indian subcontinent face clinical and social challenges. In this article, we highlight some of the common challenges experienced by healthcare professionals and the solutions adopted in providing care for transgender clients.

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