Part I: Origins and Consequences He Sure Doesn't Look Depressed. Family Influences. Inhumane Treatment Leads to Inhuman Behavior: The Socialization Process. Impulsive Reactions (What Was I Thinking?). The Masculine Dilemma: "Not too Close, Not too Far Away." Part II: Solutions Empathy for Self and Responsibility for Change. Relation to Other Men. Relation to Other Women. Relations with Family. Fear and Rage in the Lives of Men. Unlearning Helplessness: Lessons from Classic Depression Therapy. The Health Picture.
John R. Lynch, PhD, is in private practice in Richmond, Virginia. He has worked in the trauma recovery field and in men's issues for most of his career. Christopher Kilmartin, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia and a past president of the American Psychological Association's Society for the Study of Men and Masculinity.