Publications

The following resources are compiled in good faith.  We do not guarantee or take responsibility for the publications below.  We make efforts to intelligently vet these resources with the intention of informing practice, increasing awareness, and facilitating dissemination of important literature.

American Psychological Association: LGBT Resources and Publications: https://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources

American Psychological Association (December 2020). Psychological and neuropsychological assessment with transgender and gender nonbinary adults. American Psychological Association. https://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/transgender-gender-nonbinary

Borgogna, N. C., McDermott, R. C., Aita, S. L., & Kridel, M. M. (2019). Anxiety and depression across gender and sexual minorities: Implications for transgender, gender nonconforming, pansexual, demisexual, asexual, queer, and questioning individuals. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 6(1), 54–63.  
https://doi.org/10.1037/sgd0000306

Correro, A. N. & Nielson, K. A. (2020) A review of minority stress as a risk factor for cognitive decline in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) elders, Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 24(1), 2-19. https://doi.org/10.1080/19359705.2019.1644570

Eckstrand, K. L. & Potter, J. (Eds.) (2017). Trauma, resilience, and health promotion in LGBT patients: What every healthcare provider should know. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-54509-7

Folkierska-Żukowska, M., Rahman, Q., Marchewka, A. (2020). Male sexual orientation, gender nonconformity, and neural activity during mental rotations: an fMRI study. Scientific Reports, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74886-0

Guillamon, A., Junque, C., & Gómez-Gil, E. (2016). A review of the status of brain structure research in transsexualism. Archives of Sexual Behavior 45(7), 1615-1648. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-016-0768-5

Hawk, E. M., Holster, J., Cowperthwaite, R., Lewis, A. L., Hart, J., & Ostermeter, B. K. (2019). Psychological assessment and treatment for LGBTQ+ patients. Psychiatric Annals, 49(10), 436-440.  https://doi.org/10.3928/00485713-20190911-01

Hsieh, N., Liu, H., & Lai, W. (2020). Elevated risk of cognitive impairment among older sexual minorities: Do health conditions, health behaviors, and social connections matter? The Gerontologist, gnaa136,   https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnaa136

Keo-Meier, C. L., & Fitzgerald, K.M., (2017). Affirmative psychological testing and neurocognitive assessment with transgender adults. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 40(1), 51-64, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psc.2016.10.011

Rahman, Q., Abrahams, S., & Wilson, G. D. (2003). Sexual-orientation-related differences in verbal fluency. Neuropsychology, 17(2), 240–246. https://doi.org/10.1037/0894-4105.17.2.240
 
Rahman, Q., & Wilson, G. D. (2003). Large sexual-orientation-related differences in performance on mental rotation and judgement of line orientation tasks. Neuropsychology, 17(1), 25–31. https://doi.org/10.1037/0894-4105.17.1.25
 
Rahman, Q., Wilson, G. D., & Abrahams, S. (2004). Developmental instability is associated with neurocognitive performance in heterosexual and homosexual men, but not in women. Behavioral Neuroscience, 118(1), 243–247. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.118.1.243
 

Rosendale, N., Josephson, S. A. (2015). The Importance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health in Neurology: What’s in a Name? JAMA Neurology, 72(8):855–856. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.0226

Scharaga, E. A., Chang, A., & Kulas, J. F. (2020). What happens when we forget our own narrative: Transgender dementia case study. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2020.1766575

 

Strang, J. F., Meagher, H., Kenworthy, L., de Vries, A. L. C., Menvielle, E., Leibowitz, S., Janssen, A., Cohen-Kettenis, P., Shumer, D. E., Edwards-Leeper, L., Pleak, R. R., Spack, N., Karasic, D. H., Schreier, H., Balleur, A., Tishelman, A., Ehrensaft, D., Rodnan, L., Kuschner, E. S., ... Anthony, L. G. (2018). Initial clinical guidelines for co-occurring autism spectrum disorder and gender dysphoria or incongruence in adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 47(1), 105-115. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1228462. 
 
Trittschuh, E. H., Parmenter, B. A., Clausell, E. R., Mariano, M. J.,  & Reger, M. A. (2018). Conducting neuropsychological assessment with transgender individuals. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 32(8), 1393-1410, https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2018.1440632
 
Webb, A., Heyne, G., Holmes, J. E., & Peta, J. L. (2016). Which box to check: Assessment norms for gender and the implications for transgender and nonbinary populations. Division 44 Newsletter. Retrieved 1/31/2021 from https://www.apadivisions.org/division-44/publications/newsletters/division/2016/04/nonbinary-populations
 
Xu, Y., Norton, S. & Rahman, Q. (2020). Sexual orientation and cognitive ability: A multivariate meta-analytic follow-up. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 49, 413–420. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-020-01632-y

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