Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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The science of masculinity and manhood
Miles Groth Ph.D.
Campus violence is explored from a psychological perspective. Boys and young men who grow up in a psychological double bind about violent behavior need to be understood as well as managed.
Only a father can make a son.
Discussions of boys and men in academe are being opposed and sometimes shut down.
What do we know about the experience of being male? Very little.
The silence of most males is pervasive. This is nothing new, but imposing it has become a matter of policy among educators and many psychologists.
The emotional experiences of boys remain a hidden world to most parents and American culture. Boys are dying to talk about them in a world where boys are inaccurately characterized as the perpetrators of bad behavior.
We must take a close look at the situation for young men on college campuses and understand their experience.
Why is little attention given to the four-times-higher suicide rate of young men?
Why are young men attending college in fewer numbers overall in comparison to females? Have young males changed? Or are there other changes to understand?
Consider the importance of the father in the life of a boy.
Some recommendations on working with young men in college classrooms. The rate of attendance of males at college is now at an all-time low of 37%.
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Increasing evidence suggests schools are not places where boys and young men feel welcome.
The "most men" often referred to here made possible everyday life modern life as we know it and are keeping things running.
One of our priorities must be boys' well-being. Boys have been withdrawing from involvement in school and everyday life. Some have pulled out of life.
Themes of "Boys to Men" in coming weeks.
Male Studies is an emerging topic area that is central to talk of boys and men. It is distinct from Men's Studies, Gender Studies and Women's Studies.
Why do we not talk about males as males? Why do discussions about boys and men get off topic?
An emerging area of interest for psychologists is the experience of boys and men. While much has been said about the behavior of males, little is understood of their inner world.
Miles Groth, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Wagner College.
Reflections and commentary on the psychology of boys and men, and the experience of being male in the 21st century.