LIFT the Mind

"His speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought.” - Of Mice & Men

The Relationship between "Masculinity" and Health is Complicated: Here's the Research

How "masculinity" operates is complicated. Zach's research confirms that relationships between masculine norms and various health and well-being outcomes are complex. Check out the research findings and download the article from the American Journal of Men's Health. Men shouldn't have to choose between healthy and masculine. There's another option.

*Why: Men are taught a lot about what it means to be a man. Psychological research provides a bunch of evidence for what aspects of “masculinity” can be harmful and helpful. Here we aim to shed light on some of these findings and provide ways for men to become better men (without being intellectual pricks about it).

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Created 2017