ERIC Number: EJ451099
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Overcoming the Masculine Mystique: Preferences for Alternative Forms of Assistance among Men Who Avoid Counseling.
Robertson, John M.; Fitzgerald, Louise F.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v39 n2 p240-46 Apr 1992
Examined reluctance by men to seek help as related to traditional gender role socialization and effect of offering counseling interventions congruent with that socialization. Findings from 435 males revealed that predictors of positive attitudes toward traditional counseling included comparatively high social scores on personality measure. Predictors of negative attitudes toward personal counseling included high scores on masculinity measures. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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