Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment
Out of K.O.S. (Knowledge of Self): Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of racialized masculinity in Black males. This text explores the current theories related to gender development and racial identity development and their impact on the formation and expression of Black masculinity. Specifically, this text investigates the intersection between Black masculinity development, racial identity, and race-related traumas/stressors. Out of K.O.S. (Knowledge of Self): Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment highlights the dual experience of social oppression and cultural identity suppression as the catalyst for the formation of unintegrated Black masculinity, and its subsequent influence on Black male mental health. Lastly, this book provides a comprehensive discussion concerning therapist variables and clinical interventions that can be helpful when working with Black males in a clinical setting.
About the author(s)/editor(s)
Steven Kniffley Jr. is Assistant Professor in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University. He is a Board Certified clinical psychologist.
Ernest Brown Jr. is currently a third-year doctoral student in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University. He is a recipient of the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship.
Bryan Davis is currently a third-year doctoral student in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University. His area of research involves exploring the development of gender identity in males across different cultural backgrounds.
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