4323.0 Male Health Disparities and the Family Impact

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the impact of healthy men and boys on family dynamics. 2. Describe how male mental health affects the physical health and structure of those around them. 3. Demonstrate the effectiveness of social support in the building of self-efficacy.

2:45 PM
Reciprocity organized towards caring for health: An examination of low-income young men's relationships with their families
Damian Waters, MS, Kevin M. Roy, PhD, Lauren Messina, MS, LGMFT, Jocelyn Smith, MS and Nicole Finkbeiner, MS
3:00 PM
Depression and Masculinity in nonresident African American fathers
Jamine Darrington Ward, MPH, Cleopatra Caldwell, PhD, Chloe Gurin-Sands and Kathryn Blake
3:15 PM
Social support and its impact on treatment choice in patients with prostate cancer: An often omitted variable
Karim Chamie, MD, MPH, Lorna Kwan, MPH, Sarah Connor, MPH, CHES, Mary Wassel Zavala, MA, Jessica Labo and Mark S. Litwin, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Men's Health Caucus
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Family Violence Prevention Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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