• Depression, subjective cognitive decline common among transgender, nonbinary adults

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Adults in the U.S. who identify as transgender or gender nonbinary more often reported worsening memory and thinking, functional limitations and depression than cisgender adults.
    Researchers presented results of two studies that assessed cognition among transgender and gender nonbinary adults at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
    “We know far too little about Alzheimer's, dementia and cognitive well-being among transgender and gender nonbinary individuals,” Carl V. Hill, PhD, MPH, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer of the Alzheimer's
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  • Suicide attempt more common among Muslim adults than people of other faiths

    Suicide attempt more common among Muslim adults than people of other faiths

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Muslim adults in the U.S. were twice as likely to report a history of suicide attempt compared with individuals from other faith traditions, according to results of a survey in a research letter published in JAMA Psychiatry.
    “There are very few studies on suicide and Muslims, particularly in the U.S.,” Rania Awaad, MD, director of the Stanford Muslim Mental Health & Islamic Psychology Lab at Stanford University School of Medicine, told Healio Psychiatry. “Our study aimed to understand the increasing number of suicide attempts in U.S. Muslims we were seeing anecdotally and
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