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2017 APA Convention: Main Program

The convention is almost here! The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological Association, is pleased to participate in this year’s Annual Convention
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Men’s Perceptions of their Pornography Consumption

Is viewing pornography a problem? In a new study, men who watch porn say it’s more beneficial than problematic. This paper addresses an important area of research. What was your inspiration? Technological
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Men and Masculinity in a Changing World Conference

AS A MAN: Are you sometimes confused about what it takes to be manly, successful, and loving in today’s turbulent world? AS A PARENT OR EDUCATOR: Are you concerned about how current models of masculinit
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Andrew Smiler publishes book for teen boys: “Dating and Sex”

Congratulations to D51 member Andrew P. Smiler on the publication of his new book, “Dating and Sex: A Guide for the 21st Century Teen Boy.” Written for teen boys, Dating and Sex provides them with
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A Sampling of the Issues Brought to a Men’s Group

Dr. Fred Rabinowitz provides examples of the ways men open themselves up and offer help during a men’s group. The following is a short sample from an early session our weekly two‐hour men’s group. Thi
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The Magic of Masculinity

Dr. William Reese, Jr., explains how exploring five principles can help men discover and maximize their masculinity. A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the great
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Anxiety, Sexuality, And Fitting in Nowhere: Case Report

Dr. Mitchell Hicks presents a case conceptualization of a  Latino client  presenting with anxiety. In the present article, I present an example of my work with a Latino male whom I will call “Miguel.” Sin
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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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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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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