Men vastly prioritising physical health over mental health: Simplyhealth

Online survey finds

John Brazier
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Men vastly prioritising physical health over mental health: Simplyhealth

Just 7% of men prioritise mental health over their physical health despite acknowledgement of its importance.

Research from Simplyhealth has found that men are focusing on physical health over their mental health and that stereotypes continue to play a pivotal role in preventing men talking about their mental wellbeing. An online survey which polled over 850 men aged 18+ found that only 7% prioritised their mental health over their physical health and that over 15% of men don't feel comfortable speaking with anyone about their health, even their family or friends. It also found that 53% of men ...

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