Belinda Brown on Wolf Whistling

Following the recent news of plans to make wolf-whistling a crime in Nottingham anthropologist MPN member Belinda Brown gave a short interview to Nick Ferrari on LBC radio a few days ago on why she thinks such a law is misguided. Listen to the interview:

How involved are fathers in their children’s healthcare?

Research tells us that father involvement in the care of children with chronic conditions results in better outcomes for both the child and the father, but little is known about the benefits of father involvement in everyday health issues. Our research is investigating whether factors like gender norms, maternal gatekeeping, self-efficacy and general health knowledge impact on the involvement of fathers in taking care of the health of their child(ren). Continue reading “How involved are fathers in their children’s healthcare?”

Survey on types of thinking related to suicidality

It is normal for people to feel down from time to time, but for some people this may become unhealthy. The aim of this anonymous and confidential survey is to identify the kinds of factors associated with suicidal feelings in men and women. The survey takes about 20 minutes to complete and you can find out the overall results of the study after the study has finished. If you would like to participate in the survey, or for further information, please follow this link

Preferences of men and women for dealing with mental health issues

It is normal for people to feel down or anxious from time to time. Some people will decide to cope with such problems in various ways, for example, seeking help from friends, self-help books, or a mental health professional. This anonymous and confidential survey is about what makes people decide to seek help and what kind of help they decide to choose. Continue reading “Preferences of men and women for dealing with mental health issues”

An exploration of therapists’ experience of adjusting empathic attunement when working with male clients

I am seeking person-centred/humanistic counsellors to participate in MSc research project comprising a short questionnaire and possible follow-up interviews, exploring male clients’ responses to receiving empathic understanding in a therapeutic relationship. Continue reading “An exploration of therapists’ experience of adjusting empathic attunement when working with male clients”

The Conference 2016

The third annual Male Psychology Conference took place at University College London (UCL) on 24th – 25th June 2016. We had two incredibly informative and engaging days of presentations and workshops, as the testimonials show. Psychologists and other therapists, researchers and charity workers, and even some interested members of the public, gathered to find out how they could do more to improve the mental health and wellbeing of men and boys. We enjoyed workshops from the Canadian expert in combat stress, Prof Marvin Westwood, and the legendary Dr Warren Farrell expert on relationship counselling and male psychology.  Continue reading “The Conference 2016”

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