Journal article

Men, Masculinities, Depression: Implications for Mental Health Services From a Delphi Expert Consensus Study

Zac E Seidler, Simon M Rice, John S Ogrodniczuk, John L Oliffe, Joanne M Shaw, Haryana M Dhillon

PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY-RESEARCH AND PRACTICE | AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC | Published : 2019

Abstract

Tailoring psychological treatments to men's specific needs has long been a concern considering that many men are reluctant to seek or engage with professional help. The present study aimed to seek consensus via an expert panel regarding essential aspects to include in practitioner training programs for those working with men experiencing depression. A 2-round Delphi study was conducted to gain consensus among practitioners, researchers, and educators about the importance of a pool of 30 potential training program components across the following 6 domains: masculinity frameworks; impact of gender on clinical practice; depression in men; assessment and formulation; male-specific adaptations to..

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