Maya Lefkowich, John L Oliffe, Laura Hurd Clarke, Madeline Hannan-Leith

The pressure on boys and men to engage in extensive body practices (e.g., closely monitored eating and exercise habits) and achieve ideal male bodies has grown significantly over the past 20 years.

John L. Oliffe, Genevieve Creighton, Steve Robertson, Alex Broom, Emily K. Jenkins, John S. Ogrodniczuk, Olivier Ferlatte

Men’s high suicide rates have been linked to individual risk factors including history of being abused as a child, single marital status, and financial difficulties. While it has also been suggested that the normative influences of hegemonic masculinities are implicated in men’s suicide, the gendered experiences of male suicidality are poorly understood.