men

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Summary: Human males as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.

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  1. Carless D, Douglas K. Social support for and through exercise and sport in a sample of men with serious mental illness. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2008;29:1179-99 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article we draw on interpretive research into the experiences of 11 men with serious mental illness to explore four dimensions of social support both for and through exercise...
  2. Lykins A, Cantor J, Kuban M, Blak T, Dickey R, Klassen P, et al. Sexual arousal to female children in gynephilic men. Sex Abuse. 2010;22:279-89 pubmed publisher
    ..assessments of single-victim sexual offenders against children have suggested that only about 50% of these men are more attracted to children than they are to adults...
  3. Levant R. Research in the psychology of men and masculinity using the gender role strain paradigm as a framework. Am Psychol. 2011;66:765-76 pubmed publisher
    This article introduces the specialty area of the psychology of men and masculinity to the broader community of American psychologists, focusing on research conducted using the gender role strain paradigm...
  4. Haider S, Todd C, Ahmadzai M, Rahimi S, Azfar P, Morris J, et al. Childbearing and contraceptive decision making amongst Afghan men and women: a qualitative analysis. Health Care Women Int. 2009;30:935-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Limited information is known regarding Afghan men and women's attitudes toward childbearing, child spacing, and contraceptive use, which is essential for delivery of ..
  5. Neufeld A, Kushner K. Men family caregivers' experience of nonsupportive interactions: context and expectations. J Fam Nurs. 2009;15:171-97 pubmed publisher
    b>Men's involvement as family caregivers has grown as the prevalence of dementia has increased. Men rely on support from others for caregiving but also experience nonsupportive interactions...
  6. Kululanga L, Sundby J, Malata A, Chirwa E. Striving to promote male involvement in maternal health care in rural and urban settings in Malawi - a qualitative study. Reprod Health. 2011;8:36 pubmed publisher
    Understanding the strategies that health care providers employ in order to invite men to participate in maternal health care is very vital especially in today's dynamic cultural environment...
  7. Scourfield J, Fincham B, Langer S, Shiner M. Sociological autopsy: an integrated approach to the study of suicide in men. Soc Sci Med. 2012;74:466-73 pubmed publisher
    ..the use of this approach it also offers some brief examples of substantive findings about the gendered character of men's suicides. The first half of the article explains and justifies the research approach...
  8. Richters J, Butler T, Schneider K, Yap L, Kirkwood K, Grant L, et al. Consensual sex between men and sexual violence in Australian prisons. Arch Sex Behav. 2012;41:517-24 pubmed publisher
    Estimates of the incidence of sexual coercion in men's prisons are notoriously variable and fraught with conceptual and methodological problems...
  9. Taft C, O Farrell T, Doron LaMarca S, Panuzio J, Suvak M, Gagnon D, et al. Longitudinal risk factors for intimate partner violence among men in treatment for alcohol use disorders. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2010;78:924-35 pubmed publisher
    This study examined static and time-varying risk factors for perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) among men in treatment for alcohol use disorders...
  10. Nandwani M. Men's knowledge of the human papillomavirus vaccine. Nurse Pract. 2010;35:32-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This literature review seeks to examine men's knowledge of and interest in HPV vaccination as this could potentially affect vaccine uptake.

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  1. Carless D, Douglas K. Social support for and through exercise and sport in a sample of men with serious mental illness. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2008;29:1179-99 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article we draw on interpretive research into the experiences of 11 men with serious mental illness to explore four dimensions of social support both for and through exercise...
  2. Lykins A, Cantor J, Kuban M, Blak T, Dickey R, Klassen P, et al. Sexual arousal to female children in gynephilic men. Sex Abuse. 2010;22:279-89 pubmed publisher
    ..assessments of single-victim sexual offenders against children have suggested that only about 50% of these men are more attracted to children than they are to adults...
  3. Levant R. Research in the psychology of men and masculinity using the gender role strain paradigm as a framework. Am Psychol. 2011;66:765-76 pubmed publisher
    This article introduces the specialty area of the psychology of men and masculinity to the broader community of American psychologists, focusing on research conducted using the gender role strain paradigm...
  4. Haider S, Todd C, Ahmadzai M, Rahimi S, Azfar P, Morris J, et al. Childbearing and contraceptive decision making amongst Afghan men and women: a qualitative analysis. Health Care Women Int. 2009;30:935-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Limited information is known regarding Afghan men and women's attitudes toward childbearing, child spacing, and contraceptive use, which is essential for delivery of ..
  5. Neufeld A, Kushner K. Men family caregivers' experience of nonsupportive interactions: context and expectations. J Fam Nurs. 2009;15:171-97 pubmed publisher
    b>Men's involvement as family caregivers has grown as the prevalence of dementia has increased. Men rely on support from others for caregiving but also experience nonsupportive interactions...
  6. Kululanga L, Sundby J, Malata A, Chirwa E. Striving to promote male involvement in maternal health care in rural and urban settings in Malawi - a qualitative study. Reprod Health. 2011;8:36 pubmed publisher
    Understanding the strategies that health care providers employ in order to invite men to participate in maternal health care is very vital especially in today's dynamic cultural environment...
  7. Scourfield J, Fincham B, Langer S, Shiner M. Sociological autopsy: an integrated approach to the study of suicide in men. Soc Sci Med. 2012;74:466-73 pubmed publisher
    ..the use of this approach it also offers some brief examples of substantive findings about the gendered character of men's suicides. The first half of the article explains and justifies the research approach...
  8. Richters J, Butler T, Schneider K, Yap L, Kirkwood K, Grant L, et al. Consensual sex between men and sexual violence in Australian prisons. Arch Sex Behav. 2012;41:517-24 pubmed publisher
    Estimates of the incidence of sexual coercion in men's prisons are notoriously variable and fraught with conceptual and methodological problems...
  9. Taft C, O Farrell T, Doron LaMarca S, Panuzio J, Suvak M, Gagnon D, et al. Longitudinal risk factors for intimate partner violence among men in treatment for alcohol use disorders. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2010;78:924-35 pubmed publisher
    This study examined static and time-varying risk factors for perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) among men in treatment for alcohol use disorders...
  10. Nandwani M. Men's knowledge of the human papillomavirus vaccine. Nurse Pract. 2010;35:32-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This literature review seeks to examine men's knowledge of and interest in HPV vaccination as this could potentially affect vaccine uptake.
  11. Lawoyin T, Lawoyin O, Adewole D. Men's perception of maternal mortality in Nigeria. J Public Health Policy. 2007;28:299-318 pubmed
    ..This study was carried out to assess men's level of knowledge and attitude to preventing maternal deaths...
  12. Núñez Navarro A, Aguera Z, Krug I, Jimenez Murcia S, Sanchez I, Araguz N, et al. Do men with eating disorders differ from women in clinics, psychopathology and personality?. Eur Eat Disord Rev. 2012;20:23-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Although eating disorder clinical features were similar across genders, male eating disorder participants had less body image concern and general psychopathology than female eating disorder participants. ..
  13. Sidana A, Hernandez D, Feng Z, Partin A, Trock B, Saha S, et al. Treatment decision-making for localized prostate cancer: what younger men choose and why. Prostate. 2012;72:58-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Questionnaires were mailed to 986 men, under 50 years of age, diagnosed with Gleason score 6 prostate cancer between 2001 and 2005...
  14. Calasanti T, Pietilä I, Ojala H, King N. Men, bodily control, and health behaviors: the importance of age. Health Psychol. 2013;32:15-23 pubmed publisher
    To conduct an intersectional analysis of relations between gender and age in the health behaviors of middle-aged men, informed by cross-national comparison between Finland and the United States...
  15. Shin K, Jang Y, Koh S, Chae J, Kim O, Park S, et al. Influence of the IL-6 -572C>G polymorphism on inflammatory markers according to cigarette smoking in Korean healthy men. Cytokine. 2007;39:116-22 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that IL-6 -572C>G has a greater response over time to the inflammatory effects of smoking and this may result in smokers having higher oxidative stress in subjects with G/G compared to C/C or C/G. ..
  16. Rice D, Brannigan R, Campbell R, Fine S, Jack L, Nelson J, et al. Men's health, low testosterone, and diabetes: individualized treatment and a multidisciplinary approach. Diabetes Educ. 2008;34 Suppl 5:97S-112S; quiz 113S-4S pubmed publisher
    ..b>Men with type 2 diabetes have been shown to have significantly lower testosterone levels than men without diabetes...
  17. Strømsvik N, Råheim M, Oyen N, Gjengedal E. Men in the women's world of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer--a systematic review. Fam Cancer. 2009;8:221-9 pubmed publisher
    Little is known about men seeking genetic counseling for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC). We review the sparse literature on men attending such genetic consultations...
  18. Makenzius M, Tyden T, Darj E, Larsson M. Risk factors among men who have repeated experience of being the partner of a woman who requests an induced abortion. Scand J Public Health. 2012;40:211-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate risk factors among men who have repeated experience of being the partner of a woman electing an induced abortion...
  19. Caperchione C, Vandelanotte C, Kolt G, Duncan M, Ellison M, George E, et al. What a man wants: understanding the challenges and motivations to physical activity participation and healthy eating in middle-aged Australian men. Am J Mens Health. 2012;6:453-61 pubmed publisher
    Little attention has been paid to the physical activity (PA) and nutrition behaviors of middle-aged men; thus, the aim of this study was to gather information and gain insight into the PA and nutrition behaviors of these men...
  20. Blanchard R, Kuban M, Blak T, Klassen P, Dickey R, Cantor J. Sexual attraction to others: a comparison of two models of alloerotic responding in men. Arch Sex Behav. 2012;41:13-29 pubmed publisher
    ..study used such profile data to compare two models of alloerotic responding (sexual responding to other people) in men. The first model was based on the notion that men respond to a potential sexual object as a compound stimulus made ..
  21. Jensen T, Swan S, Skakkebaek N, Rasmussen S, Jørgensen N. Caffeine intake and semen quality in a population of 2,554 young Danish men. Am J Epidemiol. 2010;171:883-91 pubmed publisher
    The authors examined the association between semen quality and caffeine intake among 2,554 young Danish men recruited when they were examined to determine their fitness for military service in 2001-2005...
  22. Zhou E, Penedo F, Lewis J, Rasheed M, Traeger L, Lechner S, et al. Perceived stress mediates the effects of social support on health-related quality of life among men treated for localized prostate cancer. J Psychosom Res. 2010;69:587-90 pubmed publisher
    To examine the longitudinal effect of social support on general health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in men treated for localized prostate cancer, and to evaluate the role of perceived stress as a potential mediator of that ..
  23. Pylar J, Wills C, Lillie J, Rovner D, Kelly Blake K, Holmes Rovner M. Men's interpretations of graphical information in a videotape decision aid. Health Expect. 2007;10:184-93 pubmed
    To examine men's interpretations of graphical information types viewed in a high-quality, previously tested videotape decision aid (DA)...
  24. Shai N, Jewkes R, Nduna M, Dunkle K. Masculinities and condom use patterns among young rural South Africa men: a cross-sectional baseline survey. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:462 pubmed publisher
    ..in South Africa are potentially prescriptive of male sexuality thus accounting for the behaviors which may lead to men being at greater HIV risk...
  25. Hsieh E, Garcia P, Roca S. Male midwives: preferred managers of sexually transmitted infections in men in developing countries?. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2008;24:271-5 pubmed
    ..This trend, which may exist in other developing countries with similar healthcare workforce demographics, highlights the need for new areas of training and health services research. ..
  26. Beg S, Al Khoury L, Cunningham G. Testosterone replacement in men. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2008;15:364-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to its potential side effects, careful monitoring for safety is critical, mainly in old men. Testosterone replacement therapy is the mainstay of treatment for men with hypogonadism, treatment should be ..
  27. Smith J, Braunack Mayer A, Wittert G, Warin M. "It's sort of like being a detective": understanding how Australian men self-monitor their health prior to seeking help. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008;8:56 pubmed publisher
    It is commonly held that men delay help seeking because they are ignorant about and disinterested in their health...
  28. McKirnan D, Tolou Shams M, Courtenay Quirk C. The Treatment Advocacy Program: a randomized controlled trial of a peer-led safer sex intervention for HIV-infected men who have sex with men. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2010;78:952-63 pubmed publisher
    Primary care may be an effective venue for delivering behavioral interventions for sexual safety among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM); however, few studies show efficacy for such an approach...
  29. Abdul Nasir J, Tahir M, Zaidi A. Contraceptive attitude and behaviour among university men: a study from Punjab, Pakistan. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2010;22:125-8 pubmed
    The men's attitudes towards family planning and on the use of family planning method may affect not only their wives intention to use contraception but also the choice of a particular family planning method...
  30. Perchon L, Pintarelli V, Bezerra E, Thiel M, Dambros M. Quality of life in elderly men with aging symptoms and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Neurourol Urodyn. 2011;30:515-9 pubmed publisher
    ..this study were to investigate quality of life (QoL) due to physical and psychological changes occurring in elderly men and to identify associated factors between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and aging male symptoms (ADAM)...
  31. Wood B, Marlowe F. Household and kin provisioning by Hadza men. Hum Nat. 2013;24:280-317 pubmed publisher
    ..among Hadza hunter-gatherers between 2005 and 2009 to examine hypotheses about the causes and consequences of men's foraging and food sharing...
  32. Voss J, Sukati N, Seboni N, Makoae L, Moleko M, Human S, et al. Symptom burden of fatigue in men and women living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2007;18:22-31 pubmed
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  33. Riggs D, Russell L. Characteristics of men willing to act as sperm donors in the context of identity-release legislation. Hum Reprod. 2011;26:266-72 pubmed publisher
    ..were 1428 profiles taken from a website that aims to facilitate relationships between those seeking donor sperm and men willing to donate their sperm...
  34. Williams M, Amoateng P. Knowledge and beliefs about cervical cancer screening among men in Kumasi, Ghana. Ghana Med J. 2012;46:147-51 pubmed
    ..Approximately, 2.7% of Ghanaian women obtain cervical cancer screenings regularly. Men in middle-income countries play a key role in cervical cancer prevention...
  35. Mankayi N. Military men and sexual practices: discourses of 'othering' in safer sex in the light of HIV/AIDS. SAHARA J. 2009;6:33-41 pubmed
    ..Military men are particularly vulnerable to HIV because of their working conditions; for example, working far from home and ..
  36. Kalinchenko S, Vishnevskiy E, Koval A, Mskhalaya G, Saad F. Beneficial effects of testosterone administration on symptoms of the lower urinary tract in men with late-onset hypogonadism: a pilot study. Aging Male. 2008;11:57-61 pubmed publisher
    Elderly men are bothered by lower urinary tract complaints designated as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). In epidemiological studies LUTS appears strongly associated with erectile dysfunction, and also with metabolic syndrome...
  37. Inoue M, Yamamoto S, Kurahashi N, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Tsugane S. Daily total physical activity level and total cancer risk in men and women: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan. Am J Epidemiol. 2008;168:391-403 pubmed publisher
    ..A total of 79,771 general-population Japanese men and women aged 45-74 years who responded to a questionnaire in 1995-1999 were followed for total cancer incidence (..
  38. Welling L, Jones B, DeBruine L, Smith F, Feinberg D, Little A, et al. Men report stronger attraction to femininity in women's faces when their testosterone levels are high. Horm Behav. 2008;54:703-8 pubmed publisher
    Many studies have shown that women's judgments of men's attractiveness are affected by changes in levels of sex hormones...
  39. Corvera Tindel T, Doering L, Roper J, Dracup K. Emotional functioning drives quality of life in men with heart failure. Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 2009;24:2-11 pubmed publisher
    ..was to examine the relative contributions of physical and emotional functioning to overall quality of life (QOL) in men with heart failure (HF)...
  40. Livingstone K, Lovegrove J, Cockcroft J, Elwood P, Pickering J, Givens D. Does dairy food intake predict arterial stiffness and blood pressure in men?: Evidence from the Caerphilly Prospective Study. Hypertension. 2013;61:42-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Included in this cohort were 2512 men, aged 45 to 59 years, who were followed up at 5-year intervals for a mean of 22.8 years (number follow-up 787)...
  41. Lövestad S, Krantz G. Men's and women's exposure and perpetration of partner violence: an epidemiological study from Sweden. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:945 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies on IPV directed at men are less explored, however recently women's use of IPV and men's victimization is gaining growing attention...
  42. Langhinrichsen Rohling J, Foubert J, Brasfield H, Hill B, Shelley Tremblay S. The Men's Program: does it impact college men's self-reported bystander efficacy and willingness to intervene?. Violence Against Women. 2011;17:743-59 pubmed publisher
    This study considered whether a rape prevention program could reduce men's rape myth acceptance, enhance the perceived effectiveness of college men's bystander behavior, and increase men's willingness to intervene as bystanders in ..
  43. Gidycz C, Orchowski L, Berkowitz A. Preventing sexual aggression among college men: an evaluation of a social norms and bystander intervention program. Violence Against Women. 2011;17:720-42 pubmed publisher
    b>Men and women living in randomly selected 1st-year dormitories participated in tailored single-sex sexual assault prevention or risk-reduction programs, respectively. An evaluation of the men's project is presented (N = 635)...
  44. Culley L, Hudson N, Lohan M. Where are all the men? The marginalization of men in social scientific research on infertility. Reprod Biomed Online. 2013;27:225-35 pubmed publisher
    ..research studies are far more likely to be focused on the understandings and experiences of women than those of men. This paper discusses reasons for the relative exclusion of men in what has been called the 'psycho-social' ..
  45. Tersbøl B. 'I just ended up here, no job and no health...'--men's outlook on life in the context of economic hardship and HIV/AIDS in Namibia. SAHARA J. 2006;3:403-16 pubmed
    ..and central Namibia, this article provides insight into the views and experiences of primarily unemployed and poor men, and the dilemmas with which they are confronted due to lack of life opportunities...
  46. Doheny M, Sedlak C, Estok P, Zeller R. Osteoporosis knowledge, health beliefs, and DXA T-scores in men and women 50 years of age and older. Orthop Nurs. 2007;26:243-50 pubmed
    ..revised health belief model variables (RHBM), and DXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry) T-scores among men and women 50 years of age and older...
  47. O Connor M. Implant survival, knee function, and pain relief after TKA: are there differences between men and women?. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011;469:1846-51 pubmed publisher
    ..of whether long-term survival, knee function, pain relief, and patient satisfaction after TKA differ between men and women...
  48. McKinlay E, Kljakovic M, McBain L. New Zealand men's health care: are we meeting the needs of men in general practice?. J Prim Health Care. 2009;1:302-10 pubmed
    To describe and compare how men and health professionals perceive men's health and health care. A qualitative study with an inductive thematic analysis of transcripts from three sequential sets of focus groups...
  49. Dolansky M, Stepanczuk B, Charvat J, Moore S. Women's and men's exercise adherence after a cardiac event. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2010;3:30-8 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this secondary analysis was to determine whether age affects women's and men's exercise adherence after a cardiac event...
  50. Blanchard R, Kuban M, Blak T, Cantor J, Klassen P, Dickey R. Absolute versus relative ascertainment of pedophilia in men. Sex Abuse. 2009;21:431-41 pubmed publisher
    There are at least two different criteria for assessing pedophilia in men: absolute ascertainment (their sexual interest in children is intense) and relative ascertainment (their sexual interest in children is greater than their interest ..
  51. Pachankis J, Westmaas J, Dougherty L. The influence of sexual orientation and masculinity on young men's tobacco smoking. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2011;79:142-52 pubmed publisher
    The prevalence of smoking among gay men is considerably higher than in the general population...
  52. Brown V, Bartholomew L, Naik A. Management of chronic hypertension in older men: an exploration of patient goal-setting. Patient Educ Couns. 2007;69:93-9 pubmed
    ..As part of chronic hypertension care, health care providers should incorporate time and support for dedicated goal-setting to improve the effectiveness of self-management behaviors. ..
  53. Harrington J, Jones E, Badger T. Body image perceptions in men with prostate cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2009;36:167-72 pubmed publisher
    To describe changes in body image among men with prostate cancer who were either prescribed androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) or were ADT naive and to explore the relationship of age, duration of therapy, and body mass index with body ..
  54. Liburd L, Namageyo Funa A, Jack L. Understanding "masculinity" and the challenges of managing type-2 diabetes among African-American men. J Natl Med Assoc. 2007;99:550-2, 554-8 pubmed
    African-American men bear a greater burden of type-2 diabetes and its associated complications...
  55. Fleming P, Andes K, Diclemente R. 'But I'm not like that': young men's navigation of normative masculinities in a marginalised urban community in Paraguay. Cult Health Sex. 2013;15:652-66 pubmed publisher
    Young men often define themselves and their masculine identity through romantic and sexual relationships, and their resulting sexual decisions can affect their successful transition into adulthood, as well as STI, HIV and pregnancy rates...
  56. Barona J, Blesso C, Andersen C, Park Y, Lee J, Fernandez M. Grape consumption increases anti-inflammatory markers and upregulates peripheral nitric oxide synthase in the absence of dyslipidemias in men with metabolic syndrome. Nutrients. 2012;4:1945-57 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Men with MetS (n = 24), 11 with high triglycerides and low HDL and 13 with no dyslipidemia were recruited and randomly ..
  57. Avogo W, Agadjanian V. Men's social networks and contraception in Ghana. J Biosoc Sci. 2008;40:413-29 pubmed
    ..longitudinal data from northern Ghana is used to assess the effects of encouragement to use family planning that men receive from their personal network partners on the adoption of modern contraception by their wives...
  58. Alex L, Hammarstrom A, Norberg A, Lundman B. Construction of masculinities among men aged 85 and older in the north of Sweden. J Clin Nurs. 2008;17:451-9 pubmed publisher
    The aim was to analyse the construction of masculinities among men aged 85 and older. All societies have a gender order, constructed from multiple ideas of what is seen as feminine and masculine...
  59. Lykins A, Cantor J, Kuban M, Blak T, Dickey R, Klassen P, et al. The relation between peak response magnitudes and agreement in diagnoses obtained from two different phallometric tests for pedophilia. Sex Abuse. 2010;22:42-57 pubmed publisher
    Phallometric testing is widely considered the best psychophysiological procedure for assessing erotic preferences in men. Researchers have differed, however, on the necessity of setting some minimum criterion of penile response for ..
  60. Corboy D, McLaren S, McDonald J. Predictors of support service use by rural and regional men with cancer. Aust J Rural Health. 2011;19:185-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Seventy-six men living outside major Australian cities, the majority with prostate cancer (n=55)...
  61. Hetzel Riggin M, Pritchard J. Predicting problematic Internet use in men and women: the contributions of psychological distress, coping style, and body esteem. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2011;14:519-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Rates of PIU are higher in men, which may be due to psychological variables, such as comorbid psychological disorders and beliefs about one's body...
  62. Cerny J, Janssen E. Patterns of sexual arousal in homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual men. Arch Sex Behav. 2011;40:687-97 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to determine if self-identified bisexual, heterosexual, and homosexual men show differential genital and subjective arousal patterns to video presentations of bisexual, heterosexual, male homosexual, and ..