Module introduction

Learning outcomes:


By the end of this module, we hope you will:


  • be able to use appropriate language when treating transgender people


  • understand the pressures faced by transgender people and the interface between gender and mental health


  • have an understanding of some of the theory around transgender presentations


  • know what treatment is available for transgender people who wish to change gender


  • gain an awareness of the legal rights of transgender people.



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