Playing violent video games is associated with subsequent increases in physical aggression.
Researchers suggested that more data is required to create a centralized database that can be used to inform the debate on an assault weapons ban.
Sexual harassment and sexual assault among midlife women are associated with poorer physical and mental health.
Even with access to specialized forensic evidence collection, many sexual assault survivors do not complete a Sexual Assault Evidence Kit.
Positive future orientation is associated with reduced odds of weapon-related violence perpetration among teenage males from low-resource neighborhoods.
Not all abused children become serial killers, and not all serial killers are victims of childhood abuse. However, the connection between the two cannot be dismissed as just coincidence.
Firearm-related victimization was associated with severe distress more often than victimization involving no weapons.
The issue of gun violence must be addressed by the physician leadership scientifically, in an evidence-based manner.
The psychological effect on psychiatrist victims should be acknowledged even when the behavior of the perpetrator can be explained by diagnosis.
Mental health professionals regularly grapple with the best way to support clients navigating an onslaught of sexual violence in their daily lives.