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Why men do not go to visit the doctor

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Jackie Liu

on 4 January 2013

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Transcript of Why men do not go to visit the doctor

Men’s health conditions Die younger than women

Suffering from
cancer, heart attack, other diseases

Do not prefer to visit the doctor 2. Mind Set 3. Work and Social Pressure Why men do not go to visit the doctor? 1 Different Lifestyle Traditional masculine behavior

Embarrassment and foolishness Different stress level
physically and mentally

Main workforce
perform and be successful Reference Addis, Michael E; Mahalik, James R, 2003, ‘Men, Masculinity, and the Contexts of Help Seeking’, American Psychologist, Vol. 58(1), P5---14
Cent Eur J Public Health, 2000, ‘A comparison between the lifestyles of men and women--parents of school age children’, Cent Eur J Public Health, Vol. 8(2): P94-100
Matt Hayward, 2012, ‘A Sex Difference in the Predisposition for Physical Competition: Males Play Sports Much More than Females Even in the Contemporary U.S’, PLoS ONE 7(11): e49168. doi: 10.1371/journal
Paul M. Galdas, Cheater Francine; Marshall Paul, 2005, ‘Men and Health Help --- seeking behaviour: literature reviews’, Journal of Advanced Nursing Vol. 49(6), 616--- 623
David Geary, 2012, ‘Males play sports much more than females’, University of Missouri http://www.gvsu.edu/gvnow/index.htm?articleId=CBD47A65-AAA0-43F3-B7A087BA6635DF4F
United States, 2001, ‘New Study Profiles Women’s Use of Health Care’ viewed July 26, 2001 <http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/01news/newstudy.htm>
Julie Rosen, 2011, ‘why men don't go to the doctor’, viewed June 17, 2011 <http://www.theschwartzcenterblog.com/2011/06/why-men-dont-go-to-doctor.html>
Sharon Orrange, 2008, ‘The 10 REAL Reasons Men Don't Go to the Doctor’ viewed Aug 22, 2008 < http://www.dailystrength.org/health_blogs/dr-orrange/article/the-10-real-reasons-men-don-t-go-to-the-doctor>
Bill Briggs, 2012, ‘Too tough to get sick: Why men won't go to the doctor’, NBC News, November 14, 2012 <http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49794785/ns/health-mens_health/t/too-tough-get-sick-why-men-wont-go-doctor/#.UMBGXWdmOSo>
Bill Hendrick, 2011, ‘Men have higher Cancer Death Rates than Women’, WebMD Health News, July 12, 2011 <www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20110712/>
Tom Geoghegan, 2009, ‘Why are men reluctant to seek medical help?’ BBC News Magazine, 17 July 2009 < http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/8154200.stm> Conclusion Physical stronger
Different lifestyle
Mind set
High pressure
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