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Masculinity and deviant behavior

The qualitative study on the subject of "masculinity and deviant behavior" is based on the assumption that men are influenced by their socialization in their thoughts and actions. The research-leading questions are based on the biographies of addicted and delinquent men. They look for the aspects of socialization that encourage deviance. They also ask about the connection between masculinity and deviant behavior as well as what needs to be considered when advising and treating addicted and delinquent clients. The study identifies favorable factors for deviant behavior in difficult family relationships, negative attachment and relationship experiences, proximity to criminal and / or addicted milieus, low educational and professional opportunities as well as extreme stress levels in the life course. She also notes that male ideals such as strength and performance are still widespread. These limit the recognition and possibilities of those who do not meet these requirements. As a result, many men are under pressure to constantly stage their sexuality. The research results also show that they are restricted in their options for action and inhibited in their social interaction. Addiction and delinquency represent an attempt to cope with such pressures. The study explains why it is important to consider gender issues in the care and treatment of men with deviant behavior, and describes how this can be implemented in practice.