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In the past several years, the suicide rate among those ages 12 to 23 has become significantly higher in states that have a provision that allows minors to receive routine health care without parental consent than in states without such a provision. Before 2010, these two groups of states did not differ in their youth suicide rates. Starting in 2010, when puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones became widely available, elevated suicide rates in states where minors can more easily access those medical interventions became observable.
Rather than being protective against suicide, this pattern indicates that easier access by minors to cross-sex medical interventions without parental consent is associated with higher risk of suicide.
This is easy to understand.
“Transgendered” people all have serious mental illnesses. 100% of them, I have treated scores and most of them were depressed. Others were bipolar, schizophrenic, but mostly depressed.
Depressed people are often suicidal.
Depressed people whose delusional thinking about their sex is reinforced and whose underlying depression is ignored do not become less depressed, and thus are more likely to suffer death by suicide.
Depressed people whose delusional thinking about their sex is denied and whose underlying depression is treated are less likely to suffer suicide.
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