The Wiley Handbook of the Psychology of Mass Shootings gathers together the latest insights from research and practice in one timely and much-needed reference work.
- The first full-length academic examination of mass shootings from a psychological perspective
- Contains 21 essays written by a global team of experts
- Covers a broad range of topics, including the psychology of perpetrators, the role of the media, psychological considerations and clinical interventions for affected individuals, prevention, ethical issues, and areas for future research
- Provides best practices for clinicians, academics, and policymakers dealing with these increasingly prevalent incidents of violence
Keywords: Mass casualty events; school shootings; workplace violence; threat assessment; PTSD; community grieving; violence prevention; mental health; psychology of violence, Social Psychology, Sociology of Health & Illness, Social Psychology, Sociology of Health & Illness