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Volume 16 Supplement 3

Expanding the knowledge on male health: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men)

Research

Publication of this supplement was funded by the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men). The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Edited by Jane Pirkis, John Macdonald and Dallas R English

  1. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men) was established in 2011 to build the evidence base on male health to inform policy and program development.

    Authors: Dianne Currier, Jane Pirkis, John Carlin, Louisa Degenhardt, Shyamali C. Dharmage, Billie Giles-Corti, Ian Gordon, Lyle Gurrin, Jane Hocking, Anne Kavanagh, Louise A. Keogh, Rachel Koelmeyer, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Marisa Schlichthorst, George Patton, Lena Sanci…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1030
  2. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men) used a complex sampling scheme to identify potential participants for the baseline survey. This raises important questions about when and how to ad...

    Authors: Matthew J. Spittal, John B. Carlin, Dianne Currier, Marnie Downes, Dallas R. English, Ian Gordon, Jane Pirkis and Lyle Gurrin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1062
  3. Internationally, men with disabilities have higher rates of social and economic disadvantage and poorer health and wellbeing than men without disabilities. No single study has provided comprehensive, populatio...

    Authors: Anne M. Kavanagh, Zoe Aitken, Eric Emerson, Sash Sahabandu, Allison Milner, Rebecca Bentley, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Jane Pirkis and David Studdert
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1042
  4. Employment status and working conditions are strong determinants of male health, and are therefore an important focus in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men). In this paper, we describ...

    Authors: Anthony D. LaMontagne, Allison Milner, Lauren Krnjacki, Marisa Schlichthorst, Anne Kavanagh, Kathryn Page and Jane Pirkis
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1049
  5. Suicide is a leading cause of death in Australian males aged 18 to 55. Non-fatal suicidal behaviours and thoughts are indicators of increased risk for future suicide. Suicidal behaviour is complex and multi-de...

    Authors: Dianne Currier, Matthew J. Spittal, George Patton and Jane Pirkis
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1031
  6. Obstructive sleep apnoea is a common disorder with under-rated clinical impact, which is increasingly being recognised as having a major bearing on global disease burden. Men are especially vulnerable and beco...

    Authors: Chamara Visanka Senaratna, Dallas R. English, Dianne Currier, Jennifer L. Perret, Adrian Lowe, Caroline Lodge, Melissa Russell, Sashane Sahabandu, Melanie C. Matheson, Garun S. Hamilton and Shyamali C. Dharmage
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1029
  7. Diabetes is a global public health issue. It is associated with significant disability, morbidity and mortality risks and substantial healthcare costs. Of great concern is the fact that its prevalence is risin...

    Authors: Rachel L. Koelmeyer, Shyamali C. Dharmage and Dallas R. English
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1061
  8. Sexual difficulties (SD) are common among men of all ages and can have considerable impact on quality of life and indications for future health. SD are associated with mental and physical wellbeing and with re...

    Authors: Marisa Schlichthorst, Lena A. Sanci and Jane S. Hocking
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1043
  9. Men use health services less often than women and frequently delay seeking help even if experiencing serious health problems. This may put men at higher risk for developing serious health problems which, in pa...

    Authors: Marisa Schlichthorst, Lena A. Sanci, Jane Pirkis, Matthew J. Spittal and Jane S. Hocking
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1028

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