Men, masculinity, and the contexts of help seeking.

@article{Addis2003MenMA,
  title={Men, masculinity, and the contexts of help seeking.},
  author={M. Addis and J. R. Mahalik},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={
          5-14
        }
}
Research on men's help seeking yields strategies for enhancing men's use of mental and physical health resources. Analysis of the assumptions underlying existing theory and research also provides a context for evaluating the psychology of men and masculinity as an evolving area of social scientific inquiry. The authors identify several theoretical and methodological obstacles that limit understanding of the variable ways that men do or do not seek help from mental and physical health care… Expand
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