APA Special Report

APA report on gun violence

Report synthesizes research, causes, prevention and policy.

New APA report: Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy New APA report: Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy

In February 2013, the American Psychological Association (APA) commissioned a task force to review the available scientific research on the precursors of gun violence and how such violence can be reduced in the United States. The task force's report, released in December, offers a comprehensive view of strategies and policies that have proven effective in predicting and preventing gun violence.

The report's contents have received widespread news coverage, including in The New York Times and USA Today.

Report summaryAPA report on gun violence identifies precursors and promising solutions

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