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International Journal of Men's Health

International Journal of Men's Health is a magazine specializing in Men topics.

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 3, Fall

An Examination of the Influences on Health-Protective Behaviours among Australian Men
Men are more likely to experience poorer health than women, yet stereotypically they demonstrate a reluctance to engage in appropriate health-protective behaviours, defined in the current study as health monitoring and risk-factor modification. Using...
HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction and Domestic Violence Prevention Intervention for South African Men
South Africa has among the worst HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world, and HIV/AIDS is closely associated with adversarial attitudes toward women and with domestic violence. This article reports the development of a social-cognitive and social-constructionist,...
Prostate Cancer and the Social Construction of Masculine Sexual Identity
Perhaps no other disease illustrates the social construction of masculine identity more vividly than prostate cancer, an illness whose common symptoms and treatment effects (for example, erectile dysfunction and incontinence) leave men with a diminished...
Recruitment and Engagement in Men's Psychotherapy Groups: An Integrity Model, Value-Based Perspective
Cochran's (2005) review of literature on working with men notes that "men's underutilization of psychological services and psychotherapy is well documented" (p. 649). Andronico (I 996) asks how men can be engaged in group psychotherapy within the constraints...
The Cost to Circumcise Africa
Male circumcision employed as a prophylactic surgical intervention for HIV transmission reduction has been publicized in the media following recent results from observational trials conducted in Africa. Yet in all of the discussions concerning circumcision...
The Influence of Men's Self-Objectification on the Drive for Muscularity: Self-Esteem, Body Satisfaction and Muscle Dysmorphia
The current study examines the influence of self-objectification on men's drive for muscularity, body satisfaction and self-esteem, and symptoms of muscle dysmorphia. Participants were 74 men recruited to complete an on-line self-report questionnaire...
The Riverina Men's Study: Rural Australian Men's Barriers to Healthy Lifestyle Habits
This study aims to identify the barriers experienced by a sample of rural Australian men, including farmers, to adhering to a healthy diet and regular physical activity, and solutions to overcoming these barriers. The major barriers to eating a healthy...