Coping strategies for and health consequences of African American men's stress: Perspectives of African American men and women and implications for intervention
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe coping strategies for and health consequences of stress for middle aged and older African American men, as identified by men and important women in their lives. Identify how the intersection of gender and race/ethnicity shape African American men’s understanding of and responses to stress. Analyze how African American men’s coping strategies may contribute to increased physical health risk, morbidity and mortality and the implications for intervention.
Keyword(s): Stress, African American
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Among my research interests has been how familial values, beliefs and relationships influence health outcomes. As a member of the research team working on this project, I participated in protocol and focus group questionnaire design, data collection, literature reviews, and data analysis. I have been a contributing author for posters, conference presentations and academic publications.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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