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Selected Publications

“Hegemonic masculinity is often identified as the reason why men tend to die at younger ages than women in western societies. Will Courtenay’s 2000 article discussing constructions of masculinity and their implications for men’s health was seminal in developing this line of argument. — From Editorial by Ellen Annandale, in the Social Science & Medicine 2007 special issue, “Gender & Health.”

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PUBLICATIONS

Books

Courtenay, W.H.  (in press). Dying to be men: Psychosocial, environmental and biobehavioral directions in promoting the health of men and boys. New York: Routledge.

Courtenay, W.H.  (in progress). Sad dads: Paternal postnatal depression—what it is and what to do about it.

Editorials

Courtenay, W.H. (2002). A global perspective on the field of men’s health. International Journal of Men’s Health, 1(1), 1-13.

Courtenay, W.H. (Guest Editor) & Keeling, R.P. (2000). Men’s health: A theme issue. Journal of American College Health, 48(6), 1-4.

Courtenay, W.H. (2004). Making health manly: Social marketing and men’s health. Journal of Men’s Health & Gender, 1(2-3), 275-276.

Book Chapters

Courtenay, W.H. (2011). Best practices for improving college men's health: Designing effective programs and services for college men. In T.L. Davis & J.A. Laker (Eds), Masculinities in higher education: Theoretical and practical implications (pp. 177-192). New York: Routledge.

Courtenay, W.H. (2009). Chapter 1: Theorizing masculinity and men’s health. In A. Broom & P. Tovey (Eds.), Men’s health: Body, identity and social context (pp. 9-32). London, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Courtenay, W.H. (2007). Making health manly: Norms, peers, and men’s health. In L. Cohen, V. Chávez, & S. Chehimi (Eds.), Prevention is primary: Strategies for community wellbeing (pp. 51-52). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Courtenay, W.H. (2006). Rural men’s health: Situating men’s risk in the negotiation of masculinity. In H. Campbell, M. Mayerfeld-Bell & M. Finney (Eds.), Country boys: Masculinity and rural life (pp. 139-158). University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press.

Courtenay, W.H. (2006). Constructions of masculinity and their influence on men’s well-being: A theory of gender and health. S. Whitehead (Ed.), Men and masculinities (pp. 386-416). Andover, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Courtenay, W.H. (2004). Best practices for improving college men’s health. In G. E. Kellom (Ed.), Developing effective programs and services for college men (pp. 59-74). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Stanton, A.L., & Courtenay, W.H. (2003). Gender, stress and health. In R.H. Rozensky, N.G. Johnson, C.D. Goodheart, & R. Hammond (Eds.). Psychology builds a healthy world: Research and practice opportunities (pp. 105-135). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 

Courtenay, W.H. (2001). Counseling men in medical settings. In G.R. Brooks & G.E. Good (Eds.), The new handbook of psychotherapy and counseling with men: A comprehensive guide to settings, problems, and treatment approaches (Vol. 1, pp. 59-91). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Courtenay, W.H., & Sabo, D. (2001). Preventive health strategies for men in prison. In D. Sabo, T.A. Kupers, & W. London (Eds.), Prison masculinities (pp. 157-172). Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Mansfield, A.K., Addis, M.E., & Courtenay, W. (2005). Measurement of men’s help seeking: Development and evaluation of the Barriers to Help Seeking Scale. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 6(2), 95-108.

McCreary, D.R., Saucier, D.M. & Courtenay, W.H. (2005). The drive for muscularity and masculinity: Testing the associations among gender role traits, behaviors, attitudes, and conflict. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 6(2), 83-94 .

Courtenay, W.H. (2003). Key determinants of the health and well-being of men and boys. International Journal of Men’s Health, 2(1), 1-30.

Courtenay, W.H., McCreary, D.R. & Merighi, J.R. (2002). Gender and ethnic differences in health beliefs and behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology, 7(3), 219-231.

Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Behavioral factors associated with disease, injury, and death among men: Evidence and implications for prevention. Journal of Men’s Studies, 9(1), 81-142.

Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Constructions of masculinity and their influence on men’s well-being: A theory of gender and health. Social Science & Medicine, 50(10), 1385-1401.

Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Engendering health: A social constructionist examination of men’s health beliefs and behaviors. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 1(1), 4-15.

Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Teaming up for the new men’s health movement. Journal of Men’s Studies, 8(3), 387-392.
 
Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Social work, counseling, and psychotherapeutic interventions with men and boys: A bibliography. Men and Masculinities, 2(3), 330-352.

Courtenay, W.H., & Keeling, R.P. (2000). Men, gender, and health: Toward an interdisciplinary approach. Journal of American College Health, 48(6), 1-4.

Courtenay, W.H. (1999). Youth violence? Let's call it what it is. Journal of American College Health, 48(3), 141-142.

Courtenay, W.H. (1998). College men's health: An overview and a call to action. Journal of American College Health, 46(6), 279-290.

Fletcher-Brady, J., Gesell, I., & Courtenay, W. (1999). Don’t ignore the men: Wellness programs for men. American Journal of Health Promotion, 13(6), 384.

Courtenay, W.H. (1991). Are borderline clients underidentified in social agencies? Clinical Social Work Journal, 19(3), 309-325.

Articles in Non-Peer-Reviewed Journals or Publications

Courtenay, W.H. (2002). Men’s health: Ethnicity matters. Radiology Today, 3(4), 14-16.

Courtenay, W.H. (2001). Men’s health: Ethnicity matters. Social Work Today, 1(8), 20-22.

Courtenay, W.H. (2001). Men’s health in the U.S.A. Sex and Gender Matter - From Boys to Men: The Future of Men’s Health (pp. 15-17). Procedings of the First World Congress on Men’s Health. November 2-4, 2001, Vienna, Austria.

Courtenay, W.H. (2001). Who are the ‘men’ in ‘men’s health?’ The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Bulletin (The American Psychological Association), 6(3), 10-13.

Courtenay, W.H. (2001). College men’s health. In T.L. Davis, Men: On Campus (pp. 1-2). Washington, DC: American College Student Personnel Association.

Courtenay, W.H. (1999). Situating men’s health in the negotiation of masculinities. The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Bulletin (The American Psychological Association), 4(2), 10-12.

Courtenay, W.H. (1999). Communication strategies for improving men’s health. Resources, 2(4), 5-7.

Courtenay, W.H. (1998). Better to die than cry? A longitudinal and constructionist study of masculinity and the health risk behavior of young American men. (Doctoral dissertation, University of California at Berkeley). Dissertation Abstracts International, 59(08A), 232 pp. (Publication number AAT 9902042).

Courtenay, W.H. (1998). Guidelines for the treatment of men. Nursing Spectrum, 7(6), 5.

Courtenay, W.H. (1998). Communication strategies for improving men’s health: The 6-Point HEALTH Plan. Wellness Management, 14(1), 1, 3-4.

Courtenay, W.H. (1997). Focus on men’s health. Blue Shield of California Positive Personal Health,  4(2), 1.

Courtenay, W.H. (1997). A window on college men’s health. American College Health Association Action, 36(4), 1, 5.

Poster Sessions

Mansfield, A.K., Addis, M.E., & Courtenay, W.H. (2003, August). Men's barriers to seeking help for a physical problem. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Merighi, J.R., Courtenay, W.H., & McCreary, D.R. (2000, August). College students’ health beliefs and behaviors: Gender and ethnic differences. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Fletcher-Brady, J., Gesell, I., & Courtenay, W. (1999, March). Don’t ignore the men: Wellness programs for men. Presented at the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, Amelia Island, Florida.

MEASURES & INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Courtenay, W.H. (1998). Health Risk Inventory. A 60-item instrument for measuring health beliefs and behaviors.

Courtenay, W.H. (1998). The Men’s Health Handbook. Berkeley, CA: Men’s Health Consulting.

Courtenay, W.H. (1996). Health Mentorä Health Risk Assessment for Men.

Courtenay, W.H. (1995). 6-point plan to improve men’s health. Training material.

 
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