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Transgender Transition Outcome Studies


Hormonal therapy and sex reassignment: a systematic review and meta-analysis of quality of life and psychosocial outcomes
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A review of 28 studies found that most transgender people had less gender dyphoria and better mental health after HRT and surgry that was around the population baseline.


Long-term follow-up: psychosocial outcome of Belgian transsexuals after sex reassignment surgery
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A long term follow up study found that gender reassignment surgery redused attepted suicide rates from around 30% to around 5%


Suicidality among trans people in Ontario: Implications for social work and social justice
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A study found that transition decreased attepted suicide rates in the past year from 27% to 1%. It also found that social support helped.


Effects of Medical Interventions on Gender Dysphoria and Body Image: A Follow-Up Study
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A study found access to gender afferming horomones and surgery was linked to better body image. It also found sugery combined with horomones lead to less gender dyphoria.


Hormonal Therapy Is Associated With Better Self-esteem, Mood, and Quality of Life in Transsexuals
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A study found gender afferming horomoes is linked to better self esteem, mood and quality of life.


Is Hormonal Therapy Associated with Better Quality of Life in Transsexuals? A Cross‐Sectional Study
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A study found gender afferming horomoes is linked to much better quality of life.


Gender Identity 5 Years After Social Transition
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A study found that the detransition rate of transgender kids who social transition is 2.5% after 5 years.


Transgender medicine - puberty suppression
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A overview on puberty blocker research that talks about rational for use of puberty blockers and shows they are mostly reversable without many large side effects.


The Effects of Hormonal Gender Affirmation Treatment on Mental Health in Female-to-Male Transsexuals
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A study found FtM transgender people who got gender afferming horomones had less depression and anxiety. More social support was also linked to better mental health.


Suicide risk in the UK trans population and the role of gender transition in decreasing suicidal ideation and suicide attempt
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A study found social and medical transition lowered suicidal thoughts in a sample of more than 800 people. It also found medical delays and social stigma increased suicide rate.


What does the scholarly research say about the effect of gender transition on transgender well-being?
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A meta anaylsis of 55 studies on gender transition found that gender transition improves the mental health of transgender people. 51 of the 55 studies shows positive results while 4 of the 55 studies were inconclusive.


The Trevor Project Research Brief: Gender-Affirming Care for Youth
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A overview of reasearch on medical and social transition for youth. It finds many studies that show both of these types of transition are helpful.


Association of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy With Depression, Thoughts of Suicide, and Attempted Suicide Among Transgender and Nonbinary Youth
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A study finds that access to gender affirming hormoens lead to lower levels of depression, thoughts of suicide, and attempted suicide in transgender youth. This is yet another study finding that medical transition for youth saves lives.


Mental Health Outcomes in Transgender and Nonbinary Youths Receiving Gender-Affirming Care
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Yet another study finds that gender affirming care such as purberty blockers and hormoens lowers sucicide risk. It found a 60% lower odds of depression and 73% lower odds of suicidality.


Regret after Gender-affirmation Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Prevalence
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A study that shows regret after getting gender affirmation surgery is less then 1%. This shows that detransition is not as big of a problem as TERFs put it out to be. Some of the regret actually came from people being non binary and not binary transgender or bad sugical outcomes showing that the regret from the transition itself is even lower.


Long-Term Follow-Up of Adults with Gender Identity Disorder
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A study found that transgender people who transitoned had much better mental health.


Puberty Suppression in Adolescents With Gender Identity Disorder: A Prospective Follow‐Up Study
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A study finds that transgender youth who get puberty blockers have better behavioral and emotional health while also having less depression symptoms.


Young adult psychological outcome after puberty suppression and gender reassignment
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A study found medical transition for transgender youth improved well-being and mental health.


Well-being and suicidality among transgender youth after gender-affirming hormones
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A study found that suicidality decreases and well-being increases when transgender youth get gender affirming hormones.


Pubertal Suppression for Transgender Youth and Risk of Suicidal Ideation
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A study found that puberty blockers were linked with a lower risk of suicidal thoughts.


Well-being and suicidality among transgender youth after gender-affirming hormones.
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A study found that gender afferming horomones lead to a significant decrease suicidality and a significant increase in well-being.


A Systematic Review of the Psychological Benefits of Gender-Affirming Surgery
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A review of studies found that gender afferming surgery has large psychological upsides.