Psychology & Psychiatry

Peer rejection isn't the culprit behind school shootings

Whenever a school shooting takes place, the focus often turns to the social life of the shooters, and people conclude that they suffered from some type of peer rejection or victimization.

Psychology & Psychiatry

US researcher: Young shooters tend to research role models

The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models—but ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Report: Bullying is a serious public health problem

Zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, an independent government advisory group says in urging schools to take a more preventative approach that includes teaching tolerance to address this "serious ...

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