Paul McHugh , a distinguished professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, told The College Fix there will likely be long-term negative implications for children allowed to engage in hormonal treatments for gender dysphoria. It is comparable to doing frontal lobotomies. Many of the children experiencing dysphoric feelings, the doctor explained, are likely suffering from mental health issues. Of course, that had been the medically accepted understanding of such feelings until very recently. The Johns Hopkins professor is also anticipating issues down the road for minors who are allowed to undergo treatment for transgenderism, whether hormonally or surgically. That is something doctors should like to spare people of.
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Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: Transgender is a Mental Disorder and Sex Change Biologically Impossible
Crocker, Ana V. Haller, Patrick J. Schlissel, James M.
Johns Hopkins University is setting itself up to reclaim a reputation it once had as the leading academic medical institution when it comes to providing affirming care for transgender people, but it has nearly four decades of damage to repair. Earlier this month, the heads of Johns Hopkins Medicine issued a letter to their colleagues addressing increasing scrutiny on the institution. One of its faculty members, Paul McHugh, has become the face of anti-transgender advocacy , propping up junk science to justify rejecting transgender identities. The letter confirmed that the medical school intends to do just that.