Incels’ increased risk of mental health problems
Mental Health Incels Hypergamy

Incels’ increased risk of mental health problems

Dr. Ángel V. Jiménez
Dr. Ángel V. Jiménez

In 10 seconds? New research has found that incels (involuntary celibates) suffer from lower levels of well-being and higher incidence of mental health problems than non-incels.

What do you mean by incels? Incels are an online subculture of men who perceive themselves as unable to attract women for romantic and/or sexual relationships. They are a controversial male demographic for the association of some members of the incel community with hate speech and violence. Computational linguistic analysis has identified that a minority of users (10%) posts the majority of hate content on incel forums, especially misogynistic stances. Furthermore, extremely rare cases of mass shootings have been perpetrated by individuals self-identified as incels.

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