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When Men Perceive Anti-Male Bias

Men who perceive bias against men may compensate by discriminating again women, according to new research by Dr. Clara L. Wilkins Men in the US increasingly identify as victims of gender discrimination. Men bel
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The Benefits of Men’s Groups

Dr. Fred Rabinowitz discusses four benefits of male-only groups: trusting men, dealing with interpersonal conflict, safe expression of strong emotion, and self-confidence. A men’s therapy group can be a power
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My Office is As Comfortable As My Living Room

Robert Heasley, PhD, discusses the impression his office makes on his work.   When I started my training as a therapist, I did my internship hours at a community counseling center, one that had a suite of
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Fathers and Sons: New Light on an Unexamined Relationship

Fathers who raise sons to adhere to narrow definitions of masculinity produce children with lower self-esteem and higher levels of alcohol use, says Dr. Ron Levant.   In the Broadway play “Kinky Boots”
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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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Unmasking Masculinity: Helping Boys Become Connected Men (Video)

Dr. Ryan McKelley, licensed psychologist and associate professor of psychology, discusses how the emotional masks that some boys and men wear can negatively impact their physical and psychology health. The talk
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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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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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Why don’t men seek therapy? Masculinity.

Dr. Christopher Kilmartin describes ways in which typical male socialization prevents men from seeking the help they need. Scene one: an 8 year old child comes home from school and says, “The other kids are p