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Guidelines to Help Men and Boys Lead Happy, Healthy Lives

 

Matt Englar-Carlson, professor of counseling, is one of the lead writers on a set of new official guidelines for working with boys and men through the American Psychological Association. 

These guidelines point to males who are socialized to conform to “traditional masculinity ideology” are often negatively affected in terms of mental and physical health.

In the article, Carlson was quoted with saying,  “The feminist movement in the ’60s and ’70s began to encourage us to look at women as gendered beings, and the men’s movement in psychology really benefited from that.”

Continue reading in the New York Times and the Washington Post.

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