Expressions of masculinity and associations with suicidal ideation among young males

Content type
Journal article

June 2020


Tania L. King, Marissa Shields, Victor Sojo, Galina Daraganova, Dianne Currier, Adrienne O’Neil, Kylie King, Allison Milner

This article explores the associations between masculine norms and suicidal ideation in adolescent boys. It investigates young men's conformity to masculine norms at 15-18 years of age and whether they've contemplated suicide by 17-20 years of age, with data from Ten to Men: The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health.