Jarrett, Nicole C.; Bellamy, Chyrell D.; Adeyemi, Sherry A.
June 2007
American Journal of Health Studies;2007, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p88
Academic Journal
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.


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