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Men's accounts of depression: reconstructing or resisting hegemonic masculinity?

Abstract:

There is evidence that depressive symptoms in men are often undiagnosed and untreated. It has been suggested that men may find it difficult to seek help because culturally dominant (or hegemonic) forms of masculinity are characterised by emotional control and a lack of vulnerability, while depression is often associated with powerlessness and the uncontrolled expression of emotion. However, very little research exists which examines men's experiences of depression. We analysed 16 in-depth int...

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Ziebland, S More by this author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
62
Issue:
9
Pages:
2246-2257
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:a7e8c1e2-f7bc-4721-aa05-16871ba67722
Source identifiers:
220744
Local pid:
pubs:220744

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