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Discovering and Maintaining Passion in My Life

Dr. Mark Stevens talks about the role passion can play in daily life. After saying my thanks to the division and expressing the honor it has been for me to serve as the president of Division 51, I casually ask
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APA 2015 Annual Convention

The convention is coming! The convention is coming!…to Toronto, Ontario (Canada), specifically. The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological As
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Men, Depression, and the Medical Model

Dr. Michael Addis discusses the complexities of the medical model in relation to men’s mental health. Public and professional interest in issues related to men’s mental health has risen dramatically in
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Using Traditional and Contemporary Masculinity to Enhance Men’s Health

Dr. Gough talks about the complex relationship between masculinity and men’s health It is well known that, on average, men die younger than women and that they are more likely to die from most major diseases
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Men as Victims of Sexual Violence

Dr. Bryana French describes the prevalence and devastating impact of male sexual victimization. Prevalence Sexual violence continues to be a pervasive problem, but the victimization of men is rarely explor
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Postpartum Depression: A Tough Reality for Fathers

Dr. Anthony Isacco discusses the reality of postpartum depression for fathers and reasons this is often overlooked There are over 70 million fathers in the United States. Most of those 70 million fathers will
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Measuring masculinity: Recent conceptualizations

Dr. Andrew P. Smiler examines the assumptions that underlie survey measures of masculinity. Introduction and prior history From the early part of the 20th century through the 1960’s, gender was primarily des
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Relational Masculinity: A Christian Perspective

Dr. Roderick Hetzel discusses the Christian Bible’s emphasis on relationships as the basis for masculinity, in contrast to current non-relational approach. During the first twenty-six years of my life, if
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An “Ideal” Masculinity: A Buddhist Approach

Dr. John Robertson discusses key factors that shape the Buddhist definition of masculinity: compassion, social responsibility, awareness, personal responsibility, happiness/suffering, and justice. By birth, I a
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Exploring Paths to Masculinity Symposium (2004): A review

Lorne Opler, MA, discusses highlights from the University of Guelph’s Symposium “Exploring Paths of Masculinity” was the theme of the 2nd annual men’s symposium held on Friday Jan 16 and Saturday J