Twelve Scholars Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys
We respond to the APA's guidelines on masculinity being "harmful"
Psychologists Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys via
"The APA’s latest manifesto is an embarrassment to the discipline of psychology. It is an abdication of scientific responsibility, denying biological and evolutionary realities," writes psychology professor .
A series of social scientists and clinicians reacts to the guidelines on #masculinity at . Interesting semi-defense by although most reactions are pretty critical
"Almost no one is advocating for the vocational well-being of young men. Politically mainstream organizations avoid it, knowing that it would be dismissed as a backlash against women. But men need help," writes .
"I would argue that traditional masculinity is not the problem. Instead, it can be part of the solution to the problems that plague many modern boys and men," writes psychology professor .
Thanks to and as well as all the contributors. All, including the authors of the APA report, share a concern about the mental and emotional health of men and boys.
Quillette showing more nuance than acad psychology: 12 diverse scholars on APA's Guidelines for working w/men. My favs: : "given how bad traditional masculinity is, reversed masculinity should be flourishing in other cultures." :
12 scholars with expertise on psychology and/or gender weigh in on the APA's guidelines for treating men and boys which described "traditional masculinity" as harmful.
We asked psychologists, social scientists, and other scholars who write about men to respond to the new APA guidelines for men and boys. I discussed my experience with martial arts as an example of traditional masculinity.
RT : “I would argue that traditional masculinity is not the problem. Instead, it can be part of the solution to the problems that plague many modern boys and men,” writes psychology professor .
YES: "“Gender-sensitive” psychological practice, as the APA calls it, is questionable bc it encourages clinicians to assume, before a patient even walks in the door, that gender is a cause or a major determinant of the pt’s troubles."
My comment on #APAguidelines article, attempting to move discussion beyond men as simply biological-class or cultural-class, and toward individualism as starting point in therapy
Psychologists (and one former philosophy professor) Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys - Quillette
Psychologists Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys - Quillette via
12 Psychologists beat the tar out of the American Psychological Society and their lame view of gender roles...
Psychologists Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys via
I would be remiss if I didn't comment on APA's new guidelines to treating males. Here are a range of perspectives
"The APA guidelines risk subverting the therapeutic enterprise altogether," says a practicing psychiatrist and Yale lecturer, "because they emphasize group identity over the individuality of the patient."