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Dying to be men
William Courtenay

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Dying to be men
psychological, social, and behavioral directions in promoting men's health
William Courtenay

Published 2010 by Brunner-Routledge in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"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 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 authors original research designed specifically to examine gender and men's health"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

(Publisher-supplied data) Part I: Why Men and Boys Get Sick and Die Young
Key Determinants of the Health and Well-Being of Men and Boys: An Overview
Behavioral Factors Associated with Disease, Injury, and Death Among Men and Boys
Part II: 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 Behaviors
Constructions of Masculinity and Their Influence on Men's Well-Being: A Theory of Gender and Health
Part III: Specific Populations
Introduction: Ethnicity Matters
Rural Men's Health: Situating Men's Risk in the Negotiation of Masculinity
College Men's Health
Preventive Health Strategies for Men in Prison
Part IV: Emerging Research on Men, Masculinity and Health
Youth Violence? Let Call It What It Is
Gender and Ethnic Differences in Health Beliefs and Behaviors
Masculinity and Gender Role Conflict : Influence on Men's Likelihood of Engaging in High-Risk Behaviors
Measurement of Men's Help Seeking
The Drive for Muscularity and Masculinity
Part V: Reaching Men
Introduction: Making Health Manly: Social Marketing and Men's Health
Counseling Men About Their Health: An Evidence-Based Practice Guideline
Designing Effective Programs and Services for College Men: Applying The Six-Point HEALTH Plan and Other Evidence-Based Strategies
Part VI: Looking Forward
Introduction: Teaming Up for the New Men's Health Movement
A Global Perspective on the Field of Men's Health.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
RA564.83 .C68 2010

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Internet Archive
9780415878753, 9780415878760
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