The Relationships between Masculinity Variables, Health Risk Behaviors and Attitudes toward Seeking Psychological Help

@article{Levant2009TheRB,
  title={The Relationships between Masculinity Variables, Health Risk Behaviors and Attitudes toward Seeking Psychological Help},
  author={Ronald F. Levant and David J. Wimer and C. Williams and K. B. Smalley and D. Noronha},
  journal={International Journal of Men's Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={3-21}
}
  • Ronald F. Levant, David J. Wimer, +2 authors D. Noronha
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Men's Health
  • The purpose of this study was to directly compare traditional masculinity ideology, conformity to masculine norms, and gender role conflict to determine to what degree these masculinity variables are associated with self-reported risky health behaviors and negative attitudes toward seeking psychological help. Based on correlational analyses of the responses of 137 college men, higher gender role conflict was related to greater risky health behaviors, and higher levels of all three masculinity… CONTINUE READING
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