(ii) Suicide prevention among men [NEW]

Note: Struszczyk et al.'s 2019 piece is a useful scoping review.


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Fogarty, A. S., Proudfoot, J., Whittle, E. L., Clarke, J., Player, M. J., Christensen, H., & Wilhelm, K. (2017). Preliminary evaluation of a brief web and mobile phone intervention for men with depression: men’s positive coping strategies and associated depression, resilience, and work and social functioning. JMIR mental health, 4(3), e33.

Fogarty, A. S., Spurrier, M., Player, M. J., Wilhelm, K., Whittle, E. L., Shand, F., ... & Proudfoot, J. (2018). Tensions in perspectives on suicide prevention between men who have attempted suicide and their support networks: Secondary analysis of qualitative data. Health Expectations, 21(1), 261-269.

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King, K., Schlichthorst, M., Keogh, L., Reifels, L., Spittal, M. J., Phelps, A., & Pirkis, J. (2019). Can watching a television documentary change the way men view masculinity? The Journal of Men’s Studies, 27(3), 287-306.

King, K., Schlichthorst, M., Turnure, J., Phelps, A., Spittal, M. J., & Pirkis, J. (2019). Evaluating the effectiveness of a website about masculinity and suicide to prompt help-seeking. Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals, 30(3), 381.

King, T. L., Batterham, P. J., Lingard, H., Gullestrup, J., Lockwood, C., Harvey, S. B., ... & Milner, A. (2019). Are young men getting the message? Age differences in suicide prevention literacy among male construction workers. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(3), 475.

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Pirkis, J., Schlichthorst, M., King, K., Lockley, A., Keogh, L., Reifels, L., . . . Phelps, A. (2019). Looking for the ‘active ingredients’ in a men’s mental health promotion intervention. Advances in Mental Health, 17(2), 135-145.

Reidenberg, D., & Berman, A. (2020). Evaluating the Effectiveness in Initiating Help-Seeking Behaviors by Exposure to an Adult Male Public Service Announcement. Archives of Suicide Research, 1-9. doi:10.1080/13811118.2020.1774453

Schlichthorst, M., King, K., Spittal, M., Reifels, L., Phelps, A., & Pirkis, J. (2018). Using a television documentary to prevent suicide in men and boys. Australasian Psychiatry, 26(2), 160-165.

Schlichthorst, M., King, K., Tumer, J., Sukunesan, S., Phelps, A., & Pirkis, J. (2018). Influencing the Conversation About Masculinity and Suicide: Evaluation of the Man Up Multimedia Campaign Using Twitter Data. JMIR Mental Health, 5(1), pp. 1-11.

Schlichthorst, M., King, K., Turnure, J., Phelps, A., & Pirkis, J. (2019?). Engaging Australian Men in Masculinity and Suicide – a Concept Test of Social Media Materials and a Website. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 0(0). 10.1002/hpja.246

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Shand, F. L., Proudfoot, J., Player, M. J., Fogarty, A., Whittle, E., Wilhelm, K., ... & Christensen, H. (2015). What might interrupt men's suicide? Results from an online survey of men. BMJ open, 5(10).

Struszczyk, S., Galdas, P. M., & Tiffin, P. A. (2019). Men and suicide prevention: a scoping review. Journal of mental health, 28(1), 80-88.

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