Sumary of Transgender Youth Much More Likely to Have Troubled Sleep:
- The results show a concerning number of individuals with disorders that destruction sleep grade, said co-author Dr Ronald Gavidia, a sleep medicine physician at the university.
- For the study, the researchers analyzed claims data from more than 1. 2 million people aged 12 to 25. Among them were just over 2,600 young people who identified as transgender or gender-nonconforming.
- Transgender and gender-nonconforming identity may precede mental health disorders, and both influence insomnia diagnosis, said study co-author Galit Levi Dunietz, an epidemiologist in the University of Michigan neurology departments division of sleep medicine.