Gun Violence

Oct
25

Predicting When Young Men Carry Guns

Black and White males who deal drugs and affiliate with delinquent peers are more likely to carry a gun. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article […]

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Sep
13

Madmen with guns: The relationship between mental health and mass shootings in the United States

Increasing firearm responsibility and safety and reducing mental health stigma to allow seeking treatment may benefit violence prevention efforts and minimize mass shootings. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this […]

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Jan
24

APA-ABA National Conference: Confronting Family and Community Violence (May 1 – 3, 2014)

The American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Bar Association (ABA) are co-hosting a National Conference on Confronting Family and Community Violence from May 1-3 , 2014 in Washington, DC. Confronting Family and Community Violence APA and ABA are joining together to co-sponsor this continuing education national conference, addressing the broad range of issues related […]

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Jan
10

APA Gun Violence Report and Webinars Now Available

Gun violence has become a focus of study for a number of groups across the United States as a result of recent events across the country. The American Psychological Association (APA) recently published a report on the prediction, prevention and policy related to gun violence. In addition, Division 18 of the APA (Psychologists in Public […]

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