Jacques Roy's scientific contributions

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Le présent rapport représente la dernière étape d’un programme de recherches échelonné sur trois ans portant sur les perceptions des hommes québécois de leurs besoins psychosociaux et de santé ainsi que de leur rapport aux services. Le programme global comporte trois axes : 1) les problèmes de santé et de bien‐être des hommes; 2) le recours aux ser...
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Ce sondage constitue la troisième étape d’un programme de recherches échelonné sur trois ans portant sur les perceptions des hommes québécois de leurs besoins psychosociaux et de santé ainsi que de leur rapport aux services. Le programme global comporte trois axes : 1) les problèmes de santé et de bien‐être des hommes; 2) le recours aux services et...
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Le présent rapport sur les données publiques concernant les hommes québécois s’inscrit dans un programme de recherche sur trois ans portant sur les perceptions des hommes québécois de leurs besoins psychosociaux et de santé ainsi que de leur rapport aux services. Le rapport présente à la fois les principales caractéristiques des hommes de tout âge...

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... Their working stability, salary, as well as level of freedom and opportunities varies according to their job status. In view of these issues, we hypothesized that mental health disparities exist among male university employees, and as a result: (1) there are gender differences in prevalence rates and determinants of mental health [13], (2) there is an underrepresentation of males in health and mental health research [14][15][16] and (3) males are less likely than females to acknowledge their problems and to seek medical or psychosocial help [17][18][19][20][21][22][23]. This study will focus exclusively on males. ...
... In doing so, they adopt various strategies, such as flight, in order to avoid revealing their problem, and wait until they reach the limit of their capacities to withstand hardship, sometimes until the situation becomes critical, before actively seeking help (Banks, 2001; Dulac, 2001; Rondeau, 2004). Moreover, men appear to be particularly susceptible to risk factors associated with psychological distress, such as socioeconomic difficulties, material precariousness, relationship breakdown and celibacy, family difficulties, lack of awareness of social and health services, not having a family physician (Roy et al., 2015), experiences of rejection and repression on the part of health personnel who consider men's behavior to be less compliant with interventions , and having lived in an underprivileged environment (Lacourse, 2005). Thus, more men than women reported low levels of social support, particularly in the 25 to 44 age group (Roy et al., 2015). ...