This comprehensive book addresses men's health and wellness in the context of the male psyche, provides up to date research on men's health, discusses theoretical frameworks, shares perspectives from men and lists consumer resources and tools.
Men's Health explores social, cultural, physical and psychological approaches to men's health with sections focusing on the psycho-social issues, the body, relationships, healthy living and aging, while taking into account cultural differences. Each chapter:
provides a review of the current science and emerging research of the topic;
outlines theoretical frameworks, best practices and recommendations for advancing men's health through service delivery, research, education, policy and advocacy;
features a personal assessment tool on the topic; and
includes vignettes from men, their friends and families, and care providers.
Suitable for students taking undergraduate courses on men's health and wellness, this broad-ranging textbook is the ideal introduction to the topic.