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The Wiley handbook of the psychology of mass shootings

Author: Laura Wilson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex [England] ; Maiden. Massachusetts : Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2017. ©2017 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xvii, 414 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Wilson
ISBN: 9781787851535 1787851532 9781119048015 111904801X 9781119047926 1119047927 9781119047896 1119047897
OCLC Number: 1102807011
Description: 1 online resource (33 entries) : 2 images
Contents: List of tables --
List of illustrations --
Notes on contributors --
Preface --
Part I. Background on mass shootings: 1. Challenges to the empirical investigation of mass shootings; 2. The patterns and prevalence of mass public shootings in the United States, 1915-2013; 3. Explaining mass shootings --
Part II. The psychology of perpetrators: 4. The development of rampage shooters; 5. Biosocial perspective of proactive aggression; 6. The challenge of predicting dangerousness --
Part III. The role of media in the aftermath of mass shootings: 7. The influence of media on public attitudes; 8. Social media and news coverage as vicarious exposure; 9. The role of technology in expressions of grief; 10. The impact of journalism on grieving communities --
Part IV. Psychological considerations for impacted individuals: 11. Mental health outcomes following direct exposure; 12. Psychosocial functioning within shooting-affected communities; 13. Postdisaster psychopathology among rescue workers responding to multiple-shooting incidents; 14. Distress among journalists working the incidents Part V. Clinical interventions for impacted individuals: 15. Empirically based trauma therapies; 16. Public relief efforts from an international perspective; 17. Mental health service utilization following mass shootings; 18. Resiliency and posttraumatic growth --
Part VI. Prevention, ethics, and future directions: 19. Threat assessment and violence prevention; 20. Ethical conduct of research in the aftermath of mass shootings; 21. Future directions.
Other Titles: Handbook of the psychology of mass shootings
Responsibility: edited by Laura C. Wilson.

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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.

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