publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Youth violence: What we know and what we need to know.

Bushman, Brad J.; Newman, Katherine; Calvert, Sandra L.; Downey, Geraldine; Dredze, Mark; Gottfredson, Michael; Jablonski, Nina G.; Masten, Ann S.; Morrill, Calvin; Neill, Daniel B.; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: American Psychologist, volume 71, pages 17-39 (issn: 0003-066X, eissn: 1935-990X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
© 2016 American Psychological Association. School shootings tear the fabric of society. In the wake of a school shooting, parents, pediatricians, policymakers, politicians, and the public search for "the" cause of the shooting. But there is no single cause. The causes of school shootings are extremely complex. After the Sandy Hook Elementary School rampage shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, we wrote a report for the National Science Foundation on what is known and not known about youth violence. This article summarizes and updates that report. After distinguishing violent behavior from aggressive behavior, we describe the prevalence of gun violence in the United ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Suicide prevention, Homicide, Human factors and ergonomics, Aggression, medicine.symptom, medicine, Need to know, Psychology, Mass media, business.industry, business, Applied psychology, Injury prevention, Criminology, Juvenile delinquency
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Youth violence: What we know and what we need to know.

Bushman, Brad J.; Newman, Katherine; Calvert, Sandra L.; Downey, Geraldine; Dredze, Mark; Gottfredson, Michael; Jablonski, Nina G.; Masten, Ann S.; Morrill, Calvin; Neill, Daniel B.; ...