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Young Men’s Expectations of First-Time Fatherhood

In each new edition of the Psychology of Men and Masculinity, we interview authors from a selected publication to highlight some of the exciting research published in the journal. This feature highlights the a
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Life as a Mexican Man: Conceptions of Masculinity

  Dr. Lizette Ojeda discusses findings from interviews with Mexican men on their conceptions of masculinity. My interest in understanding Mexican masculinity was due in part by not understanding the men in
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Featured Article Spotlight: How do men cope with depression?

In each new edition of the Psychology of Men and Masculinity, we interview authors from a selected publication to highlight some of the exciting research published in the journal. This quarter’s featured
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Men’s vulnerability to suicide

Stephani Granato, Phil Smith, and Candice Selwyn discuss research on men’s vulnerability to suicide in Volume 16(3) of the July 2015 edition of PMM. Their most recent article is titled, “Acquired capab
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Traditional Masculinity and Alcohol: Increasing and Decreasing Risks

Dr. Derek Iwamoto identifies the links between traditional aspects of masculinity and risky patterns of alcohol consumption. Men consume significantly higher amounts of alcohol, and report higher frequencies of
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Men’s Mental Health and Gender Role Conflict: A Call to Action

Dr. Jim O’Neil explains the negative effects of trying to live out cultural notions of masculinity and what we can do about it. My approach to understanding men’s mental health has been to do research o
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Energy Drinks + Traditional Masculinity = Sleep problems?

Drs. Ron Levant and Mike Parent discuss the negative effects of energy drinks and the traditionally masculine men who drink them. Energy drinks are growing in popularity. In 2011, sales of energy drink beverage
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Men’s Body Image and the Muscular Ideal

Dr. Don McCreary provides an overview of research on men’s drive for muscularity.  Prior to the year 2000, men were largely absent from both social and clinical discussions about body image concerns. The
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Relating To Boys About Boys’ Relationships

Judy Chu discusses the ways boys choose to show their feelings and their friendships.  Recent discourse on boys Much of recent discourse on boys has focused on ways in which boys’ socialization towards cultu
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On Alpha Males and Roving Inseminators

Dr. Christopher Kilmartin summarizes key challenges to the idea that male promiscuity is based on our evolutionary history. One of the highlights of this year’s APA convention for me was attending the invited