Apoyo social percibido en personas trans: Un estudio comparativo con personas cisgénero

Palabras clave: Transexualidad, apoyo social, disforia de género, salud mental

Resumen

Introducción: Las personas trans pueden encontrarse en una situación de discriminación social, reflejada en su salud y en la escasa investigación científica. La teoría del estrés minoritario señala la importancia del apoyo social para el estrés de las minorías sexuales o de género. En este estudio se pretende explorar el apoyo social y sus dimensiones en esta población. Método: Participan 81 personas, de las cuales 36 son trans y 45 no trans (cisgénero), como grupo control. Se aplica The Mos Social Support Survey para medir el apoyo social percibido y un cuestionario con variables sociodemográficas. Resultados: Los resultados muestran que no existen diferencias en el apoyo social percibido entre ambos grupos. Sin embargo, variables sociodemográficas como tener pareja, edad y situación laboral muestran cambios para la población trans en algunas dimensiones. Conclusión: Estos hallazgos promueven futuras líneas de investigación que amplíen el conocimiento de estas variables en este colectivo.

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2020-06-14
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Vázquez, N., Fernández, M., García Vega, E., & Guerra, P. (2020). Apoyo social percibido en personas trans: Un estudio comparativo con personas cisgénero. Interacciones, 6(2), e126. https://doi.org/10.24016/2020.v6n2.126
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