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Author Krieger, Irwin, author.
Title Helping your transgender teen : a guide for parents / Irwin Krieger.
Pub Info London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018.
book jacket
 Provincetown-Children's  J PARENT 306.768 KRIEGER     AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd edition.
Descript 110 pages ; 22 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-99) and index.
Summary Addressing common fears and concerns that parents of transgender teens share, the book guides them through steps they can take with their child, including advice on hormones and surgery and how to transition socially. It addresses the recent increase in teens presenting with non-binary identities, and reflects major legal, social and medical developments regarding transgender issues. The author's insights are gained from his professional experience of providing psychotherapy regarding gender identity. He provides resources and further reading to help parents expand their knowledge.
Contents The language of gender identity -- Gender nonconforming kids -- Sexuality and gender -- Puberty and adolescence -- Balancing authenticity and safety -- Nurturing your transgender teen -- Taking steps -- Medical transition.
Subject Transgender youth -- Life skills guides.
Parents of transsexuals -- Life skills guides.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Subject Transgender youth.
Transgender people.
LGBTQ+ youth.
ISBN 9781785928017
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