20 December 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Men’s Mental Health: Beyond Victim Blaming

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by Male Psychology Network

Men’s Mental Health: Beyond Victim Blaming

In this presentation, Dr Rob Whitely will argue that too much discourse surrounding men’s mental health involves victim-blaming and a misplaced deficits-based approach. He will argue that this should be replaced by a strengths-based, public-health oriented approach with more attention paid to individual capabilities, social determinants and health service reform.

About the presenter

Dr. Rob Whitley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University. His three main interests are recovery, stigma and men’s mental health. He has published over 100 scientific papers in social psychiatry, and writes a monthly blog on men’s mental health for Psychology Today. He is currently principal investigator of numerous mental health research projects funded by the Government of Canada.

Printed tickets are required. The event will take place at UCL – the precise lecture theatre will be announced in Sept

The Male Psychology Network is a group of psychologists and allied professionals who recognise the needs of men and boys, and want to do something to help. Further information can be found here http://www.malepsychology.org.uk

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20 December 2018
from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


University College London
London WC1E 6BT, UK

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