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Overview This chapter begins by providing a brief overview of masculinity and manhood and of cultural expectations of males. This includes the need to appear masculine and how societal expectations influence this and in turn how this may influence the design of health messag...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Communication-With-Men/Practitioner-
Guide-Effective-Mens-Health-Messaging
7/16/2014 10:57:33 AM
  The Shed's values and intentions are to value and empower Aboriginal males and their families...   The Shed was established in 2004 as a partnership between the Western Sydney University, Men's Health Information and Resource Centre (MHIRC) and the Holy Family Church...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Mens-Sheds-Research/MHIRC--The-Shed-At-Mo
unt-Druitt
7/22/2014 11:20:48 AM
Summary Practitioners will come into contact with males at every life stage and key transition point. The main messages from this guide emphasise:   Any attention on the individual should not be at the expense of considering the social structures that make problem-focuse...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Men-s-Mental-Health/Practitioner-Gui
de-Men-And-Mental-Health
7/16/2014 1:18:49 PM
Overview The term 'father' in this guide reflects the different ideas, responsibilities, duties, and activities that men play today in family life. In contemporary society, a father can be both biological and social and described as the significant male role model in a child...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Father-Inclusive-Practice/Practition
er-Guide-Men-Roles-Fathers
7/16/2014 12:20:46 PM
Men's Health Week (MHW) is an annual international campaign celebrated in June each year. Local communities in Australia are encouraged to run events that are relevant for men and boys in their local areas. Different communities tackle different men's health needs so the be...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Campaigns/MHIRC-Mens-Health-Week-Australi
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3/24/2015 9:26:56 AM
Introduction This document offers discussion and analysis that indicates present access to health services by males is less than optimal, and there are indeed opportunities to improve access and ultimately male health. Overview The health of males in Australia lags behind ...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Accessible-Health-Care/Practitioners
-Guide-Accessible-Health-Care-Men
7/16/2014 9:51:02 AM
Addressing the issue of suicide is a complex and detailed challenge.  This research project investigated the factors and backgrounds behind a group of male suicides on the Central Coast of New South Wales up to 2010. It revealed that the individuals' decisions to end their ...
http://mengage.org.au/Behaviours/Suicide/The-Social-Determinants-Of-Male-Su
icide
7/18/2012 4:38:40 PM
Semi-structured interviews were carried out with 10 men, primary carers for their wives, all of whom have a dementia diagnosis. The overall aim of the study is to explore men’s emotional experiences of caring and explain why current models of emotional support do not appeal t...
http://mengage.org.au/Social-Factors/Male-Carers/Mens-Emotional-Experiences
-of-Caring
10/16/2017 12:12:57 PM
Introduction There is strong evidence to support that men's self-identity often comes from paid employment. If men feel valued at work and the work they do is fulfilling or if they are forced to retire early, retirement may be detrimental to their health. When men leave the ...
http://mengage.org.au/Life-Stages/Retirement/Health-After-The-Workplace 10/6/2015 10:12:26 AM
MENGAGE is pleased to share this introduction to the all-male health study Ten to Men from The University of Melbourne. Our own Professor John Macdonald, Director of Men’s Health Information and Resource Centre (MHIRC) was one of the editors of these papers. Men have a short...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Population-Reviews/University-of-Melbourn
e-Ten-to-Men-Study
11/9/2016 10:07:46 AM
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