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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.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 (June 2014)
  • 4.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)
  • 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.Stop gun violence
    APA’s new policy resolution encourages a comprehensive approach to gun violence prevention.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (May 2014)
  • 7.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)
  • 8.Experts: Gun Violence Prevention Requires Public Health Approach
    Preventing gun violence will require a scientific public health approach and recognition of the limits of predicting individual cases of violence, according to experts slated to speak at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.
    Press Release (July 2014)
  • 9.APA Supports Introduction of Bill to Fund CDC Firearm Injury Prevention Research
    APA advocates firearm research and violence prevention policies.
  • 10.Shaping national policy with psychological science
    Dr. Norman B. Anderson discusses the use of APA task forces to help answer multifaceted questions.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (March 2014)
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