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Author Lynch, John

Title The Pain Behind the Mask : Overcoming Masculine Depression
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013


Description 1 online resource (229 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; PART I: ORIGINS AND CONSEQUENCES; Chapter 1. He Sure Doesn't Look Depressed; What Is Depression?; What Is Masculine Depression?; How Is Masculine Depression Different from Feminine Depression?; What Are the Solutions to Masculine Depression?; Chapter 2. Family Influences; What Are the Family Roots of Masculine Depression?; How Are Family Relationships Structured?; How Does Family Structure Influence a Boy's Development?; How Do Peer Groups Influence Family Dynamics?
How Do Negative Masculine Childhood Experiences Lead to Relationship Problems in Adulthood?How Does a Problematic Mother-Son Relationship Contribute to Masculine Depression?; How Does a Problematic Father-Son Relationship Contribute to Masculine Depression?; How Does Peer Socialization Lead to Masculine Depression?; How Can Men Develop "Healthy" (As Opposed to "Traditional") Masculinity?; Chapter 3. Inhumane Treatment Leads to Inhuman Behavior: The Socialization Process; What Are Gender Messages?; What Differences Are Found in the Physical and Social Environments of Males and Females?
What Are the Major Sex Differences in Childhood Gender Socialization?What Role Does Reward and Punishment Play in Gender Stereotyping?; What Is the Single Most Powerful Gender Socialization Process for Males?; What Other Influences Have an Effect on Behavior?; How Do Individual Males Respond to Masculine Socialization?; What Are the Links Between Masculine Socialization and Gender Identity?; How Does a Father's Inaccessibility Influence a Boy's Socialization?; How Is Masculine Socialization Linked to Masculine Depression?; Chapter 4. The Masculine Dilemma: "Not Too Close, Not Too Far Away."
What Is the Masculine Dilemma?What Does the Masculine Dilemma Look Like?; How Does Dissociation from Feelings Contribute to the Masculine Dilemma?; How Do Men and Women Tend to Differ in a Relationship?; How Does the Masculine Dilemma Affect Intimacy?; Summary of Part I; PART II: REMEDIES; Introduction to Part II; Chapter 5. Empathy for Self and Responsibility for Change; What Do "Dissociated Feelings" Feel Like?; How Do Feelings Find Expression?; How Do You Begin to Feel Feelings?; How Can Men Learn the Importance of Expressing Feelings?; Is Identifying Feelings the Same As Empathy?
What Helps Men Change Their Views of Themselves?What Are the ABCs of Change?; Chapter 6. Relation to Other Men; How Are Traditional Masculinity and Masculine Depression Connected to Men's Relationships with One Another?; Isn't This What the "Men's Movement" Tried to Do-Connect Men to Other Men?; What Do Men Really Need from Other Men?; Why Are Relationships with Other Men So Vital to the Healing Process in Men?; How Do Traditional Relationships with Other Men Maintain the Problem?; What Do Men Have to Offer One Another?
Summary From The Pain Behind the Mask: Overcoming Masculine Depression, you will discover how masculine development precludes your male clients toward the two defining characteristics of masculine depression: dissociating from feelings and acting out suppressed feelings in destructive behaviors. Depression in men is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, which is why it often goes untreated. This unique book does not portray men as victims, but seeks to describe a man's responsibility and proposes realistic strategies for change. The Pain Behind the Mask is written in easy-to-follow question a
Notes How Can an Inexperienced Man Form an Authentic Friendship with Another Man?
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Subject Depression in men.
Men -- Mental health.
Men -- Psychology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Depression in men
Men -- Mental health
Men -- Psychology
Form Electronic book
Author Kilmartin, Christopher
ISBN 9781317826545