Mass Violence in America: Causes, Impacts and Solutions

Analyzes the root causes of mass violence, its contributing factors, the characteristics of perpetrators and the impacts on victims and society. An expert panel examined the extent to which mental illness is or is not a contributing factor to this social pathology and developed recommendations for a broad range of stakeholders. This report includes a summary of their deliberations and conclusions.

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