Case Report

Inappropriate Sexual Behavior in Women with Dementia

Psychiatric Annals, September 2019, Volume 49 Issue 9
Perceptions surrounding what constitutes inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) are complicated in patients with dementia. Normal expressions of…

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Pregnant transgender men at risk for depression, gender dysphoria

August 26, 2019
Transgender men who become pregnant are at increased risk for depression and gender dysphoria; however, getting the proper medical care can be…

Massachusetts General ranked #1 hospital for psychiatry in 2019 to 2020

July 30, 2019
Massachusetts General Hospital has been named the number one hospital for psychiatric care in America for 2019 to 2020, according to the U.S. News

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Lack of sleep increases teens’ likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behaviors

June 5, 2019
Adolescents who get less than 8 to 10 hours of sleep a night may be at increased risk for risky sexual behaviors, including engaging in sex without a…

Original Research

Asphyxiophilia: Sexual Distress and Maladjustment Correlates

Psychiatric Annals, May 2019, Volume 49 Issue 5
Asphyxiophilia is the term for sexual arousal derived from the autoerotic restriction of air flow. This study examined the prevalence and selected…

Meeting News

1 in 14 DC teens have exchanged sex

May 3, 2019
ATLANTA — Research presented at the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference highlighted that approximately one in 14 high school…

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High burden of mental health conditions warrants multidisciplinary approach in transgender care

January 9, 2019
Australian adults who identify as transgender are more likely than cisgender individuals to have mental health conditions, including depression…

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VIDEO: AAP supports 'gender-affirming care' for youth

November 8, 2018
ORLANDO Fla. — In this video perspective, Michelle Forcier, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics and assistant dean of medicine at The Warren…

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Up to half of transgender teens attempt suicide

September 21, 2018
Between 30% and 51% of transgender teenagers have previously attempted suicide, with the highest rates reported for those who identified as…

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Sexual minority youth at increased risk for polysubstance abuse

September 19, 2018
Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual were more likely to use more than one substance — such as alcohol, marijuana and…

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Latuda not tied to sexual dysfunction in major depression

August 17, 2018
Results from a secondary analysis of a placebo-controlled trial demonstrated that Latuda was not tied to treatment-related sexual dysfunction in…

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One-third of adolescents who are first-time offenders identify as LGBTQ

August 8, 2018
Adolescents who identify as a sexual minority made up almost one-third of first-time, court-involved, nonincarcerated youth, researchers reported…

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Postcoital dysphoria more prevalent among men than previously thought

August 6, 2018
Findings published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy showed that postcoital dysphoria was more prevalent among men than previously…

Meeting News

Experts push for transgender health priorities in congressional briefing

July 31, 2018
WASHINGTON — There is a “durable, biological underpinning” to gender identity that should be considered in any policy…


Q&A: Compulsive sexual behavior disorder added to ICD-11 as mental disorder

July 17, 2018
WHO has added compulsive sexual behavior disorder as an impulse control disorder to the International Classification of Diseases, Eleventh Revision.

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CDC: Fewer high school students having sex, using illicit drugs

June 14, 2018
The percentage of U.S. high school students who reported having sexual intercourse or using illicit drugs has dropped over the past decade, according…

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Denial of services linked with mental distress among same-sex couples

May 23, 2018
Laws in the United States that permit same-sex couples to be denied services were associated with a 46% increase in adult sexual minorities…

Meeting News

Brain structure of transgender teens resembles their desired gender

May 22, 2018
Teenagers with gender dysphoria have brain structures and responses that are similar to that of their experienced gender rather than their birth sex…

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Transgender, gender-nonconforming youth face mental health risks

April 16, 2018
Transgender and gender-nonconforming children and adolescents experienced higher levels of mental health conditions when compared with matched…

Gender transition positively affects well-being of transgender adults

April 15, 2018
Transgender adults who receive medical treatments for gender transition experience improved quality of life, self-esteem, confidence and relationship…

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