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Risk of suicide increases 12x after gender affirming surgery

Risk of suicide increases 12x after gender affirming surgery

Pictured below is a sad account of a young person from the US who had body mutilating surgery (gender affirming care), and the health complications they had, as well as the regret which led to them taking their life.

Yarden Silveira

The results of a detailed study found there is a 12x greater chance of people committing suicide after receiving gender affirming care.

The study, supported with money from the National Institutes of Health and the University of Texas, was published in April 2024, and looked at data from over 90 million patients across the United States.

An excerpt from the study:

study excerpt

A link to the site where you can look at the study:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38699117/

A link to an article referencing the study:

https://notthebee.com/cleanArticle/new-study-risk-of-suicide-increases-12x-after-gender-affirming-surgery-and-is-anyone-surprised

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