Explore the latest in firearm science, including the epidemiology of firearm homicide and suicides and the politics of gun safety science.
This cross-sectional study examines the association between neighborhood gun violence and subsequent mental health–related pediatric emergency department utilization.
This cross-sectional study evaluates the role that poverty and socioeconomic disparities play in the risk of firearm-related death among children and young adults.
This survey study assesses US gun owners’ knowledge of their state’s gun laws.
This cross-sectional study examines the prevalence of communication of intent to do harm, known as leakage, in a sample of 170 mass public shooters from 1966 to 2019, the characteristics of perpetrators who do and do not leak their plans, and whether leakage is a form of fame-seeking behavior or a cry for help among individuals who are in crisis or suicidal.
This cohort study examines the association between concern, worry, and stress about school shootings and depression, generalized anxiety disorder, or panic disorder among US adolescents.
This survey study assesses the frequency of suicidal ideation among individuals who purchased firearms during the 2020 to 2021 purchasing surge with other firearm owners and non–firearm owners.
This cross-sectional study examines the associations of rurality, self-reported ease of handgun access, and suicidality measures among high school students in Colorado.
This cross-sectional study analyzes changes in mass shootings in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Medical News article discusses renewed federal funding for gun violence research, which had largely been on hold for about 20 years.
This cross-sectional study evaluates whether and how patients self-report firearm access information on a routine mental health monitoring questionnaire and examines sociodemographic and clinical associations of reported access.
This survey study compares firearm ownership and storage practices, opinions on firearm injury prevention strategies, and perceptions of safety among adults in California households with and without children and/or adolescents.
This cross-sectional study uses data from the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System to assess the annual incidence of hospitalization for nonfatal firearm-related injuries in New York overall and by sex, race/ethnicity, county of residence, and calendar year from 2005 to 2016.
This qualitative study assesses characteristics and precipitating circumstances of suicide among children aged 5 to 11 years in the US.
This cross-sectional study assesses public awareness and perceived appropriateness of using extreme risk protection orders in various risk scenarios and identifies reasons behind reluctance, overall and by firearm ownership status.
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