Saewyc E, Oliffe J, McMillan E, Miller B, Matthews J, MacKay L, Hirakata P, Roelofsen D, Rivers R, & Creighton G. (2013). What guys say, and what they do: Urban young men’s use of health and social services. Vancouver, BC: Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, University of British Columbia.
By bmiller on December 4, 2013
We conducted a mobile device survey with 276 urban young guys age 19 to 25 in Vancouver and Victoria, and one‑on‑one interviews with 43 of the guys, to help us understand the variety of experiences. We asked them about their health issues, the kinds of health and social services they had used in the past […]
Creighton G., Oliffe J., Butterwick S, Saewyc E. (2013). After the death of a male friend: Young men’s expressions and masculine identities. Social Science and Medicine, 84, 35-43.
By Sania Ahmed on August 5, 2013
Young men can have an uncomfortable relationship with grief. Socially constructed masculine ideals dictate that men be stoic in the aftermath of loss, most often expressing their sadness and despair as anger. Perhaps because of alignment to such masculine ideals little research has been done to explore young men’s grief – and chronicle the ways […]
Edinburgh L, Garcia C, Saewyc E. (2013). It’s called “Going out to play”: A video diary study of Hmong girls’ perspectives on running away. Health Care for Women International, 34(2). 150-168
By Sania Ahmed on July 19, 2013
How do Hmong immigrant adolescent girls decide to run away, return home, leave again, or stay home? Video diaries by 11 sexually exploited runaway Hmong girls, ages 13–16, revealed four themes: “fighting restrictions,” or resisting family and cultural expectations and desires to be like other American teens; “not running away, going out to play,” which […]