TITLE

MEN'S HEALTH HELP-SEEKING AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE

AUTHOR(S)
Jarrett, Nicole C.; Bellamy, Chyrell D.; Adeyemi, Sherry A.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2007, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Men frequently delay seeking health care. An ecological framework is used to explore factors identified in the literature as influencing male help-seeking: perceptions of illness; masculinity; social roles; health socialization; gender relations; financial access; workplace policies; and healthcare institutions. Strategies employed from a male primary health care center are presented as practical suggestions to health educators, outreach workers, and program planners seeking to improve men's help-seeking behavior.
ACCESSION #
26967112

 

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