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Living with a partner has health benefits for older men

As men’s life expectancy increases, a larger number are living to very old age and an increasing proportion live alone, having survived their partner. Older men who live alone may have greater health needs and poorer health behaviours than those … Continue reading

Posted in Community health, Knowledge exchange, Middle-aged and older males, Research and Evaluation |

How can we communicate messages about over-diagnosis?

Over-diagnosis and over-treatment (relevant to prostate cancer screening and screening for other cancers) have serious implications for individuals, healthcare systems, and society, and effective strategies are needed to help the public, clinicians, and policy makers address this problem. Challenges to … Continue reading

Posted in Clinical management, Community health |

Men’s strategies for managing depression

Many of the men who are die from suicide in Australia experience depression beforehand, despite it often being a preventable mental illness. Understanding men's adaptive responses to depression can help with planning evidence-based public health programs to prevent or treat depression.

Posted in Community health, Men's health | Tagged , ,
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