Title

A Self Psychological Conceptualization for Traditional Gender Role Men and Considerations in Couples Treatment

Date of Award

5-22-2012

Document Type

Doctoral Capstone

Degree Name

Psy.D.

Department

Graduate School of Professional Psychology

First Advisor

Shelly Smith-Acuna

First Committee Member

Fernand Lubuguin

Second Committee Member

Marleen Williams

Keywords

Men's Issues; Assessment; Qualitative Research; Case study; Self Psychology

Abstract

The study of masculinity and its impact on men’s psychological development and subsequent functioning has become more prevalent in the last few decades. This area of research has begun to introduce psychological interventions specific to men in treatment settings. Masculinity, like any socially constructed phenomena, is a fluid concept with overlapping variables and characteristics that are specific to what is learned from one’s social, cultural, and familial environment. According to Tremblay & L’Heureux (2005):

Comments

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Extent

37 pages

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