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Gender-Affirming Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Gender-Affirming Care
Tree Number(s)
N04.590.374.268
N05.300.361
Unique ID
D000097962
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000097962
Scope Note
A supportive healthcare, consisting of medical, surgical, mental health, and non-medical services for TRANSGENDER PERSONS and GENDER-NONCONFORMING PERSONS. Medical and psychosocial gender affirming healthcare practices may lower rates of adverse mental health outcomes, build SELF ESTEEM, and improve overall QUALITY OF LIFE for transgender and gender diverse youth (https://opa.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/2022-03/gender-affirming-care-young-people-march-2022.pdf).
Entry Term(s)
Gender-Affirmative Care
Gender-Affirming Healthcare
Gender-Confirming Care
Previous Indexing
Transgender Persons (2016-2023)
Public MeSH Note
2024
History Note
2024
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/05/31
Gender-Affirming Care Preferred
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