Journal article

Health-related masculine values, depression and suicide risk in men: associations among men with a history of childhood maltreatment

Simon M Rice, David Kealy, John S Ogrodniczuk, Nick Black, Zac E Seidler, John L Oliffe

Journal of Mental Health | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2020


Background: Identification of masculine values associated with men's depression and suicide risk may generate new intervention targets for those with known static risk factors (e.g., exposure to childhood maltreatment).Aims: To validate the factor structure of a measure of health-related masculine values and examine correlates relative to childhood maltreatment exposure.Method: Self-report data was collected from 530 Canadian men, mean age 47.91 years (SD  =  14.51).Results: Confirmatory factor analysis validated an abbreviated eight-item, two-factor model of the Intensions Masculine Values Scale (IMVS-8; CFI = .984, TLI = .977, RMSEA = .054, SRMR = .032). Cluster groups of low (n = 57), mod..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by Movember Canada [Grant number 11R18455]. SR was supported by the Mary Elizabeth Watson Early Career Fellowship in Allied Health from Royal Melbourne Hospital.