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dc.contributor.authorSmith, J.en
dc.contributor.authorBraunack-Mayer, A.en
dc.contributor.authorWittert, G.en
dc.date.issued2006en
dc.identifier.citationMedical Journal of Australia, 2006; 184(2):81-83en
dc.identifier.issn0025-729Xen
dc.identifier.issn1326-5377en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/35628-
dc.descriptionThe document attached has been archived with permission from the editor of the Medical Journal of Australia. An external link to the publisher’s copy is included.en
dc.description.abstractMen seek help and use health services less frequently than women do. Men's help-seeking practices and health service use are complex issues involving biological, psychological and sociological considerations. Most discussion on men's help-seeking positions them as reluctant consumers or "behaving badly" with respect to their health. Few studies have explored whether health service providers are equipped to deal with men's health issues appropriately. The current health system appears not to be tailored to meet the health needs of men. Better collaboration is required across disciplines, to further investigate men's health using both qualitative and quantitative research methods.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityJames A Smith, Annette Braunack-Mayer and Gary Witterten
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAustralasian Med Publ Co Ltden
dc.source.urihttp://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/184_02_160106/smi10282_fm.htmlen
dc.subjectHumans; Social Change; Needs Assessment; Adult; Men; Health Services; Patient Acceptance of Health Care; Maleen
dc.titleWhat do we know about men's help-seeking and health service use?en
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0020061997en
dc.identifier.doi10.5694/j.1326-5377.2006.tb00124.xen
dc.identifier.pubid51893-
pubs.library.collectionPublic Health publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidBraunack-Mayer, A. [0000-0003-4427-0224]en
dc.identifier.orcidWittert, G. [0000-0001-6818-6065]en
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