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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 Male Violence Against Women
    Violence against women is a major cause of reduced quality of life, distress, injury and death for women and has serious secondary effects for families, communities and the economy
    Policy
  • 3.Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers
    This report highlights potential predictors of violence directed against K-12 teachers, proposes strategies designed to promote safe classrooms and schools, and encourages a national research agenda for guiding future policy.
    Report (February 2011)
  • 4.Violence in the Media — Psychologists Study TV and Video Game Violence for Potential Harmful Effects
    After seeing violence on television, children may be less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others, more fearful of the world around them, and more likely to behave in aggressive or harmful ways toward others.
    Web Article (November 2013)
  • 5.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)
  • 6.Early Exposure to TV Violence Predicts Aggression in Adulthood
    This study draws on social-cognitive observational-learning theory, desensitization theory, and social comparison theory to examine the longitudinal relationship between early exposure to TV violence and adult aggressive behavior for both males and females.
    Fact Sheet
  • 7.APA Efforts Facilitate Introduction of Critical Interpersonal Violence Bill
    In October 2011, APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office worked with Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) in support of the introduction of the Consolidation of Grants to Strengthen the Healthcare System’s Response to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Act.
    Web Page (January 2011)
  • 8.Violence in Mass Media
    Research studies have found a relation between viewing mass media violence and behaving aggressively.
    Policy
  • 9.Violence & Violence Prevention
    Resources on violence and violence prevention, including bullying and teaching problem-solving.
    Web Page
  • 10.Domestic Violence Resources
    National domestic violence resources along with domestic violence resources in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.
    Web Page
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