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Dying to be Men: Psychosocial, Environmental, and Biobehavioral Directions in Promoting the Health of Men and Boys,9780415878760

Dying to be Men: Psychosocial, Environmental, and Biobehavioral Directions in Promoting the Health of Men and Boys

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1st
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9780415878760

ISBN10:
0415878764
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Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
4/15/2011
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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Summary

Men have specific gender-related influences that can affect their health and psychological well-being, and it is thus necessary for mental health practitioners to be knowledgeable in effective interventions for working with them. The purpose of this book is to provide a thorough foundation for understanding men's health and risks and the differences between men. It will discuss effective, evidence-based strategies for practitioners to improve the health and well being of boys and men by drawing from a wealth of literature and research in a diverse array of disciplines, as well as from the author's original research designed specifically to examine gender and men's health.

Author Biography

Will Courtenay, PhD, LGSW, is Director of Men's Health Consulting in Oakland, California. He has served on the clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and the University of California, San Francisco, Medical School.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xvii
Why Men and Boys get Sick and Die Young
Key Determinants of the Health and Well-Being of Men and Boys: An Overviewp. 3
Behavioral Factors Associated With Disease, Injury, and Death Among Men: Evidence and Implications for Preventionp. 43
Why Men and Boys do the Things that make them Sick and Kill them
Introduction: Who Are the "Men" in "Men's Health"?
Engendering Health: The Social Construction of Gendered Health Beliefs and Behaviorsp. 127
Constructions of Masculinity and Their Influence on Men's Well-Being: A Theory of Gender and Healthp. 141
Specific Populations
Introduction: Ethnicity Matters
Rural Men's Health: Situating Men's Risk in the Negotiation of Masculinityp. 171
College Men's Healthp. 189
Preventive Health Strategies for Men in Prisonp. 209
Emerging Research on Men, Masculinity, and Health
Introduction: Youth Violence? Let's Call It What It Is
Gender and Ethnic Differences in Health Beliefs and Behaviorsp. 229
Masculinity and Gender Role Conflict: How They Influence the Likelihood That Men Will Engage in Multiple High-Risk Behaviorsp. 241
Measurement of Men's Help Seeking: Development and Evaluation of the Barriers to Help Seeking Scalep. 251
The Drive for Muscularity and Masculinity: Testing the Associations Among Gender Role Traits, Behaviors, Attitudes, and Conflictp. 271
Reaching Men
Introduction: Making Health Manly: Social Marketing and Men's Health
Counseling Men About Their Health: An Evidence-Based Practice Guidelinep. 289
Designing Effective Programs and Services for College Men: Applying the Six-Point HEALTH Plan and Other Evidence-Based Strategiesp. 315
Looking Forward
Introduction: Teaming Up for the New Men's Health Movement
A Global Perspective on Men's Health and Future Directions in Researchp. 337
Referencesp. 353
Indexp. 485
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