Norman P Spack
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Children and adolescents with gender identity disorder referred to a pediatric medical centerNorman P Spack
Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 129:418-25. 2012..We identify changes in patients after creation of the multidisciplinary Gender Management Service by expanding the Disorders of Sex Development clinic to include transgender patients...
- Management of transgenderismNorman P Spack
Endocrine Division, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 309:478-84. 2013..Medical therapy for both FTM and MTF can be started in early puberty, although long-term effects are not known. All patients considering treatment need counseling and medical monitoring...
- Current management of gender identity disorder in childhood and adolescence: guidelines, barriers and areas of controversyDaniel E Shumer
Boston Children s Hospital, Division of Endocrinology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 20:69-73. 2013..In actual practice, the approach to GID is quite variable due to continued lack of consensus and specific barriers to treatment that are unique to GID...
- Psychological evaluation and medical treatment of transgender youth in an interdisciplinary "Gender Management Service" (GeMS) in a major pediatric centerLaura Edwards-Leeper
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Homosex 59:321-36. 2012..A description of the clinic's protocol and general patient demographics are provided, along with treatment philosophy and goals...
- The development of a gender identity psychosocial clinic: treatment issues, logistical considerations, interdisciplinary cooperation, and future initiativesScott F Leibowitz
Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:701-24. 2011..The impact that a specialized interdisciplinary treatment program has on clinical expansion, research development, education and training, and community outreach initiatives is discussed...