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  • 1.Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy
    This report reviews research-based evidence on causes of gun violence, whether it is homicide, suicide or a school shooting. How do mental health and mental illness affect prediction of gun violence? What can be done at the individual and community level to prevent gun violence?
    Report (December 2013)
  • 2.Resolution on Firearm Violence Research and Prevention
    APA resolves to encourage the scientific study of firearm violence and its prevention, and to encourage psychologists to respond to the problem of firearm violence as scientists, practitioners and educators.
    Policy (January 2014)
  • 3.Gun Violence Prevention
    Gun violence affects society in many ways, including higher medical costs, reductions in quality of life because of fear of gun violence and stresses on the criminal justice system.
    Web Page (December 2013)
  • 4.Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-163)
    The law authorizes several initiatives related to service members, veterans, and their families, including respite care, a study of suicide rates and a stipend for caregivers.
    Web Page (May 2010)
  • 5.APA Report on Gun Violence Identifies Precursors and Promising Solutions
    There is no single personality profile that can reliably predict who will use a gun in a violent act — but individual prediction is not necessary for violence prevention.
    Press Release (December 2013)
  • 6.APA Initiatives to Prevent Gun Violence
    APA-wide initiatives to prevent gun violence have involved communications with The White House, executive agencies, Congress, other organizations, APA members, the news media and the general public in support of vital mental and behavioral health services, training and research.
    Web Page (December 2013)
  • 7.Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-163)
    New law authorizes several initiatives related to service members, veterans, and families, with focus on caregivers of veterans, mental health services, women veterans, homeless veterans, veterans in rural areas, research and education.
    Law/Legislation
  • 8.American Psychological Association Applauds Provisions of White House Plan to Stem Gun Violence
    The American Psychological Association expressed strong support for key components of President Obama’s plan to protect American children and communities by reducing gun violence.
    Press Release (January 2013)
  • 9.What works to reduce gun violence?
    An APA panel of experts calls for more primary and secondary prevention.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (February 2014)
  • 10.Our commitment to violence prevention
    APA has established three working groups charged with amassing the best research on the antecedents of violence to help policymakers, law enforcement, educators and other concerned citizens make the most informed decisions about curbing violence.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (June 2013)
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