Category Archives: Violence

Boys to Men: Emotional Miseducation

Boys are still taught to forfeit sensitivity for a ‘mask of bravado,’ say violence experts. by Bridget Murray, APA Monitor staff American boys are being so “emotionally miseducated” by everyone from parents and peers to the entertainment industry, say some … Continue reading

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The Bully

(Dr. Pollack was on Oprah.) Boys everywhere have been affected by what happened in Columbine and many fear they too could “snap.” Dr. Pollack says there is now a “Columbine Syndrome” — boys are afraid of their own anger, and … Continue reading

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David Lisak, PhD

Dr. David Lisak is an associate professor of  psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he conducts and supervises research on the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence. In particular, he has studied the motives and characteristics of “undetected” … Continue reading

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Interview With Real Boys Author William Pollack

By Blythe Woolston CONSUMER HEALTH INTERACTIVE “People ask, ‘Do you think there will be more Columbines? Do you think there will be more shootings?’ I say, ‘Yes — until we start to change the way we deal with boys.’ “ … Continue reading

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