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Parental consent and the treatment of transgender youth: the impact of Re Imogen

Alison Clayton, Roberto D’Angelo and Patrick Clarke
Med J Aust 2022; 217 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51643
Published online: 1 August 2022

To the Editor: We read with interest the article by Kelly and colleagues,1 In our opinion, the authors’ statement “Access to timely gender‐affirming care is associated with improved mental health outcomes and overall wellbeing” is not well supported by the two citations provided.

  • Alison Clayton1
  • Roberto D’Angelo2
  • Patrick Clarke3

  • 1 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 3 University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA



Competing interests:

Alison Clayton and Patrick Clarke are affiliated with the Society for Evidence‐based Gender Medicine (SEGM). Roberto D'Angelo is a clinical and academic advisor to SEGM.

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