Journal article

Men's Mental Health Promotion Interventions: A Scoping Review

Cherisse L Seaton, Joan L Bottorff, Margaret Jones-Bricker, John L Oliffe, Damen DeLeenheer, Kerensa Medhurst

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MENS HEALTH | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2017

Abstract

There is an increasing need for mental health promotion strategies that effectively engage men. Although researchers have examined the effectiveness of diverse mental wellness interventions in male-dominated industries, and reviewed suicide prevention, early intervention, and health promotion interventions for boys and men, few have focused on sex-specific program effects. The purpose of this review was to (a) extend the previous reviews to examine the effectiveness of mental health promotion programs in males, and (b) evaluate the integration of gender-specific influences in the content and delivery of men's mental health promotion programs. A search of MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and EMBASE..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Funding for this work was provided by the Collaboration for Health Research in Northern BC Seed Grant Program offered jointly by the University of Northern British Columbia, Northern Health, and the Provincial Health Services Authority as well as a grant from the Canadian Cancer Society (Grant #701259-02).