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Documet, Patricia Isabel; Troyer, Mark M.; Macia, Laura – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Objective: To determine the association of social support with alcohol abuse, depression, and health care access among Latino immigrant men in an emerging Latino community (an area with a small yet growing Latino population). Methods: Cross-sectional baseline data of 140 men prior to a participatory male-to-male community health worker…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Correlation, Alcohol Abuse, Depression (Psychology)
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Mizell, C. Andre – Journal of Black Studies, 1999
Examines factors over the life course that affect levels of depression in Black men using samples of 892 African-American and 1,454 White men from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. Parental educational attainment is a significant negative predictor of depression. Its role and that of other identified predictors of depression are…
Descriptors: Blacks, Depression (Psychology), Educational Attainment, Life Events
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Mehay, Anita; Meek, Rosie; Ogden, Jane – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Prisons offer a public health opportunity to access a group with multiple and complex needs and return them to the community with improved health. However, prisons are not conducive to optimal health and there are few frameworks to guide efforts. This study aims to generate insights into health literacy across a young adult prison…
Descriptors: Males, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Public Health
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Rhoades, Galena K.; Stanley, Scott M.; Markman, Howard J. – Journal of Family Issues, 2009
This study uses a new measure to examine how different types of reasons for cohabitation are associated with individual well-being and relationship quality in a sample of 120 cohabiting heterosexual couples (N = 240). Spending more time together and convenience are the most strongly endorsed reasons. The degree to which individuals report…
Descriptors: Aggression, Interpersonal Relationship, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety
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Johnson, Matthew D.; Galambos, Nancy L.; Finn, Christine; Neyer, Franz J.; Horne, Rebecca M. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Guided by concepts from a relational developmental perspective, this study examined intra- and interpersonal associations between self-esteem and depressive symptoms in a sample of 1,407 couples surveyed annually across 6 years in the Panel Analysis of Intimate Relations and Family Dynamics (pairfam) study. Autoregressive cross-lagged model…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Interpersonal Relationship
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Lai, Meng-Chuan; Lombardo, Michael V.; Ruigrok, Amber N. V.; Chakrabarti, Bhismadev; Auyeung, Bonnie; Szatmari, Peter; Happé, Francesca; Baron-Cohen, Simon – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Autobiographical descriptions and clinician observations suggest that some individuals with autism, particularly females, "camouflage" their social communication difficulties, which may require considerable cognitive effort and lead to increased stress, anxiety and depression. Using data from 60 age- and IQ-matched men and women with…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Gender Differences, Diagnostic Tests
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Feldman, Barry N.; Broussard, Anne C. – Health & Social Work, 2006
The continuing increase in cancer rates among women in the United States is forcing more men to experience the impact of breast cancer on their relationships. Using 71 male partners of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, this study assessed how dyadic coping strategies affected men's adjustment to their partners' illness. While their partners…
Descriptors: Males, Coping, Cancer, Females
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Newman, Jody L.; Gray, Elizabeth A.; Fuqua, Dale R. – Journal of Counseling & Development, 1999
A comparison of mean scores on the Beck Depression Inventory and State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory scales revealed that women scored significantly higher than men on depression, whereas there were no significant differences on any of the six anger scales. These findings support further research on functional affective differences between men…
Descriptors: Anger, Counseling Psychology, Depression (Psychology), Emotional Development
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Fernandez-Castillo, Antonio; Gutierrez-Rojas, Maria Esperanza – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In this cross-sectional, descriptive research we studied the relation between three psychological variables (anxiety, depression and attention) in order to analyze their possible association with and predictive power for academic achievement (as expressed in school grades) in a sample of secondary students. Method: For this purpose…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Females, Emotional Disturbances, Academic Failure
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Bishop, Bishop J. – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2008
The purpose of this investigation was to explore how friendship and attachment to God provide protective benefits against stress and depression. Participants included 235 men and women, age 64 and older, residing in religious monasteries affiliated with the Order of St. Benedict. Hierarchical multiple regression analyses were completed to assess…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Friendship, Depression (Psychology), Stress Variables
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Araki, Shunichi; Murata, Katsuyuki – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 1987
Analyzed suicide death rates for 33 years following the end of World War II in Japan. Death rates for men and women decreased during periods of economic prosperity and increased during the years preceding economic depression; and for men, after economic depression. Death by suicide and its seasonal variation are affected by changes in…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, Influences, Sex Differences
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Good, Glenn E.; Mintz, Laurie B. – Journal of Counseling and Development, 1990
Investigated relationships between attitudes toward male role, gender role conflict factors, and depression in college men (n=401). Found all four gender role conflict factors significantly correlated with depression. Results suggest more traditional men may experience compounded risk of depression coupled with decreased use of counseling…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Depression (Psychology), Help Seeking, Higher Education
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Struckman-Johnson, Cindy; Struckman-Johnson, David – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2006
Comparisons were made between self-reports from 382 men and 51 women who had experienced sexual coercion while incarcerated. Victim data were obtained from a sample of 1,788 male inmates and 263 female inmates who responded to an anonymous written survey distributed in 10 midwestern prisons. Men reported that their perpetrators in worst-case…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Sexual Abuse, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
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Barbee, Michael – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 1996
Studied whether a source of depression in men (n=5) originated from conflicts in sex role expectations. Subjects completed the Beck Depression Inventory, Depression Coping Questionnaire, Bem Sex Role Inventory, and four drawings depicting their male roles and self-concept. Sex Role conflict was correlated to subjects' presenting problems at…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Depression (Psychology), Freehand Drawing, Gender Issues
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Jewkes, Rachel K.; Dunkle, Kristin; Nduna, Mzikazi; Jama, P. Nwabisa; Puren, Adrian – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2010
Objectives: To describe prevalence of childhood experiences of adversity in rural South African youth and their associations with health outcomes. Methods: We analyzed questionnaires and blood specimens collected during a baseline survey for a cluster randomized controlled trial of a behavioral intervention, and also tested blood HIV and herpes…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Gender Differences
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