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Exploring Rural Disparities in Medical Diagnoses among Veterans with Transgender-related Diagnoses Utilizing Veterans Health Administration Care

Description
Presents a study on the differences in transgender-related diagnoses of veterans treated by the Veterans Health Administration in rural versus urban areas. Discusses medical conditions associated with transgender veterans, such as substance use and post-traumatic stress disorder, among others.
Author(s)
Leigh A. Bukowski, John Blosnich, Jillian C. Shipherd, et al.
Citation
Medical Care, 55(9 Suppl2), S97-S103
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Tagged as
Depression · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · LGBT · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Stress and stress disorders · Substance use and misuse · Suicide and suicide prevention · Veterans