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Dying Not to Stand Out: Asian Americans Dying Unnecessarily

Dr. Gordon Hall examines the way stereotypes may interfere with preventative health measures and proposes improvements.  The leading cause of death for men in the U.S. is heart disease. But for Asian America
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Social Isolation and Cultural Change

Dr. Mitchell Hicks examines cultural changes related to feminism and technology that have led to higher rates of social isolation. In the June 23rd edition of the New York Times, a headline proclaimed that a ne
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Three Ways Modern Technology Increases the Likelihood of PTSD Among Veterans

Dr. Andrew Smiler says technological changes have eliminated the time American soldiers need to re-adjust to being home. Over the last decade or so, the American public’s appreciation for soldiers has general
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The Challenges of Therapy with Court-Mandated Veterans

Terri Morse describes the challenges she’s faced as a therapist in a diversion court program for Veterans. I work as a Mental Health Counselor at a community mental health agency in a rural county in northern
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Never Alone: Reaching and Supporting Male Veterans with PTSD

Some behaviors that help soldiers survive cause problems when they return to civilian life. Dr. Duncan Sheilds describes ways Veterans and civilians can create a better transition.   As Veterans and as cit
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Sports Talk Is Small Talk

Andrew P. Smiler, Ph.D., says talking sports keeps guys connected. Fall is a great time to be an American sports fan. Football is back. In a few weeks, the MLB playoffs will start with all the drama of the Worl
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Amateur Night: A Bystander Intervention Training (Video)

A short video to introduce the ideas of bystander intervention regarding sexual assault. Amateur Night is a 12 minute Army training film written by Christian Murphy and (SPSMM Member) Christopher Kilmartin.  I
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Crimes Against Nature (video)

Dr. Chris Kilmartin, a professor of Psychology at the University of Mary Washington (UMW), presents his one-man show, Crimes Against Nature. This 80-minute solo performance piece that takes a humorous and compe
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The Masculinity of Pope Francis

Dr. Anthony Isacco examines the Pope’s beliefs and actions regarding masculinity.  Pope Francis is visiting the United States. I am excited for his visit and am eager to (hopefully) catch up with him du
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Yes, Men’s Studies.

Dr. Andrew Smiler explains why Men’s Studies programs are necessary and how they would compliment existing Gender and Sexuality Studies programs. A few weeks ago, the New York Times asked “A Master’