“Should I really be here?” Exploring the relationship between Black men’s conceptions of wellbeing, subject positions and help-seeking behaviour
Myrie, Chanelle V. and Gannon, K. 2013. “Should I really be here?” Exploring the relationship between Black men’s conceptions of wellbeing, subject positions and help-seeking behaviour. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care. 10 (1), pp. 1-22.
|Authors||Myrie, Chanelle V. and Gannon, K.|
In the UK, Black men are over-represented at the coercive end of the mental health system but under-represented in terms of seeking help voluntarily. This situation reflects longstanding inequalities that arise from multiple sources. Amongst these are the conceptions of wellbeing and help-seeking that would enable Black men to access appropriate help at an early stage and the ways in which mental health service providers could adapt practice to meet the needs of Black clients.
|Keywords||Black men; masculinity; wellbeing; help-seeking; mental health|
|Journal||Diversity and Equality in Health and Care|
|Journal citation||10 (1), pp. 1-22|
|Publisher||Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/rmp/dehc/2013/00000010/00000001/art00003|
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|Deposited||19 Mar 2013|
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