Chapter 4. Men as Risk Takers

  1. Ian Peate

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697801.ch4

Men's Health: The Practice Nurse's Handbook

Men's Health: The Practice Nurse's Handbook

How to Cite

Peate, I. (2008) Men as Risk Takers, in Men's Health: The Practice Nurse's Handbook, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470697801.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470035559

Online ISBN: 9780470697801

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Keywords:

  • health risk;
  • risk-taking activity;
  • masculinity;
  • stereotyping;
  • pregnancy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Risk-Taking — What Is It?

  • Male Lifestyles

  • Smoking

  • Alcohol Consumption

  • Drug Use

  • Acci Dents

  • Criminal Activity

  • Why Men Take Risks — Psychology of Risk-Taking Behaviour

  • The Role of the Practice Nurse

  • Conclusion

  • References