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Newswise: Research Shows That Conflict Avoidance Is How Society Overcomes Violence

Article ID: 717637

Research Shows That Conflict Avoidance Is How Society Overcomes Violence

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Historically, Americans have chosen conflict avoidance over violence in property rights.

Released:
19-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    16-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 717480

U Studies Safe Gun Storage Practices in Military Homes

University of Utah

Active-duty US military personnel who had thoughts of suicide or self-harm, were less likely to keep a firearm at home—but those who did keep a firearm were less likely to store it safely.

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14-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Mental Illness Does Not Cause Racism, Society’s Ills

Article ID: 717296

Mental Illness Does Not Cause Racism, Society’s Ills

University of Texas at El Paso

Paul Carrola, Ph.D., an assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services, comments on the recent El Paso, Texas shooting He is a licensed professional counselor, national certified counselor and certified clinical mental health counselor. He coordinates UTEP’s Mental Health Counseling Program. His research interests include correctional counseling, counselor burnout and secondary trauma, and border related mental health issues.

Released:
9-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717230

How technology shapes mass murder

Ohio State University

In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton this week, Roth said his research suggests that the government needs to regulate the most deadly guns and make it harder for the public to buy them

Released:
8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 717209

Study Shows Gun Shops Can Aid in Preventing Suicides

University of Washington

Firearm retailers throughout Washington are willing to learn about suicide prevention but are reluctant to talk to customers about mental health issues, according to a new study by Forefront Suicide Prevention at the University of Washington.

Released:
8-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717094

Police violence a leading cause of death among specific U.S. groups, ‘sobering’ study finds

Washington University in St. Louis

Violence at the hands of police is a leading cause of death for young men in the United States, finds a new study involving Washington University in St. Louis.“Over the life course, about 1 in every 1,000 black men can expect to be killed by police,” said Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences and associate director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity.

Released:
7-Aug-2019 11:55 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717081

New test to snare those lying about a person's identity

University of Stirling

A new test developed by the University of Stirling could help police to determine when criminals or witnesses are lying about their knowledge of a person's identity.

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7-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: The Domestic U.S. Terror Threat: What to Know

Article ID: 717068

The Domestic U.S. Terror Threat: What to Know

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

In Brief by Bruce Hoffman. The latest mass shootings have prompted calls for more vigorous action by U.S. counterterrorism authorities, but the target is elusive.

Released:
7-Aug-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: U.S. Gun Policy: Global Comparisons

Article ID: 717069

U.S. Gun Policy: Global Comparisons

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

CFR Backgrounder by Jonathan Masters. High-profile mass shootings in the United States in recent years have rekindled the gun control debate and raised comparisons of policies around the world.

Released:
7-Aug-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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