Throughout their lives, men are expected to show or hide certain emotions based on societal norms for masculinity. Masculinity embodies all of the personality attributes that are traditionally associated with men.
David Russell, Ph.D., is an Evaluation Scientist at the Center for Home Care Policy & Research, Visiting Nurse Service of New York.
About Distress in Context
In what ways does the social context in which we live—our homes, neighborhoods, and communities—affect our psychological well-being? This blog explores current research and evidence linking characteristics of the social environment to individual feelings of anxiety, anger, depression, and loneliness.