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Leaders in Psychology and Law Address Family, Community Violence

Media advisory on leaders in psychology and law address family, community violence

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School Violence Intervention Program Effective in Vanderbilt Pilot Study

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Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the Journal of Injury and Violence Research.

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Another Incident of School Violence - Expert on School Violence Available for Media Working Stories on the Pennsylvania School Stabbing Incident

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Pennsylvania School Stabbing: Experts Available to Comment

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Feelings of Failure, Not Violent Content, Foster Aggression in Video Gamers

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The disturbing imagery or violent storylines of videos games like World of Warcraft or Grand Theft Auto are often accused of fostering feelings of aggression in players. But a new study shows hostile behavior is linked to gamers’ experiences of failure and frustration during play—not to a game’s violent content.

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Children See Domestic Violence That Often Goes Unreported, Research Finds

A nationwide study of children who have witnessed domestic violence found that parents or caregivers were physically injured in more than a third of the cases, yet only a small fraction of offenders went to jail and just one in four incidents resulted in police reports, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Experts Available to Discuss Military Mental Health, PTSD, Shooting Violence

In the aftermath of the shooting at the U.S. Army base at Fort Hood, Texas, psychologists are available to discuss shooting violence and military mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).

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Almost Half of U.S. Population Lives in Jurisdictions that Strengthened Gun Laws in 2013

Publication of the one-year update to Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis, and provides new data, research and developments on many gun policy topics, such as background checks, handgun purchaser licensing and personalized or smart guns.

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Two Year Anniversary of the Trayvon Martin “Stand Your Ground” Case Is This Week - NSU Has Subject Matter Experts

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Psychologists Available To Discuss Teen Dating Violence

Rather than Valentine’s Day treats from a romantic partner, many teens face a serious threat of violence in their dating relationships. Every year, nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Psychologists who work with teens, parents and communities can explain how and why teen dating violence occurs, the signs to look for and ways to prevent it. The following American Psychological Association members are available to discuss teen dating violence:

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