Research

ACADEMIC RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF GUN VIOLENCE AND GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

>> CALLS TO ACTION FROM MEDICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Physician Groups Representing 426,000 Doctors: Gun Violence Must Stop
American Psychiatric Association
June 2016

American Psychiatric Association: Position Statement on Firearm Access, Acts of Violence and the Relationship to Mental Illness and Mental Health Services
American Psychiatric Association
June 2015

Firearm-Related Injury and Death in the United States: A Call to Action From 8 Health Professional Organizations and the American Bar Association
Annals of Internal Medicine
April 2015

Reducing Firearm-Related Harms: Time for Us to Study and Speak Out
Annals of Internal Medicine
April 2015

A Call to Action: Firearms, Public Health, and Emergency Medicine
Annals of Emergency Medicine
March 2013

Ending the Silence on Gun Violence
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Gun Violence
April 2013

Silencing the Science on Gun Research
Journal of the American Medical Association
February 2013

>> STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE

In the Wake of Orlando — Taking Steps against Gun Violence
New England Journal of Medicine
September 2016

Wollschlaeger v. Governor of Florida — The First Amendment, Physician Speech, and Firearm Safety
New England Journal of Medicine
May 2016

Focused Deterrence and the Prevention of Violent Gun Injuries: Practice, Theoretical Principles, and Scientific Evidence
Annual Review of Public Health
March 2015

Firearm Injuries as a Public Health Issue
Journal of the American Medical Association – Internal Medicine
April 2015

Guns, Society, and Medicine
The New England Journal of Medicine
February 2015

Implementing a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence Prevention: The Importance of Physician Engagement
Annals of Internal Medicine
May 2013

Preventing Gun Violence by Changing Social Norms
Journal of the American Medical Association – Internal Medicine
July 2013

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths
The Journal of American Medicine
October 2013

How Can Gun Violence Be Prevented? 5 Findings from APA’s New Report
American Psychological Association
December 2013

>> EFFECTS OF LAWS AND POLICIES ON GUN VIOLENCE

America Under Fire – An Analysis o Gun Violence in the United States and the Link to Weak Gun Laws
The Center for American Progress
October 2016

Firearm legislation and firearm mortality in the USA: a cross-sectional, state-level study
The Lancet
April 2016

Frozen Funding on Firearm Research: “Doing Nothing Is No Longer an Acceptable Solution”
Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
January 2016

Gun Violence—Risk, Consequences, and Prevention
American Journal of Epidemiology
February 2016

Epidemiologic Evidence to Guide the Understanding and Prevention of Gun Violence
Epidemiological Reviews
February 2016

Effects of Policies Designed to Keep Firearms from High-Risk Individuals
Annual Review of Public Health
January 2015

Association Between Connecticut’s Permit-to-Purchase Handgun Law and Homicides
American Journal of Public Health
April 2015

Effect of Gun Culture and Firearm Laws on Gun Violence and Mass Shootings in the United States: A Multi-Level Quantitative Analysis
International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences
June 2014

Effects of the Repeal of Missouri’s Handgun Purchaser Licensing Law on Homicides
Journal of Urban Health
April 2014

Curbing Gun Violence Lessons From Public Health Successes
Journal of the American Medical Association
February 2013

Shooting Down the More Guns, Less Crime Hypothesis
National Bureau of Economic Research
November 2002

>>GUNS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES

Firearms on College Campuses: Research Evidence and Policy Implications
John Hopkins School of Public Health
October 2016

>> GUN VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDERS

Implementation and Effectiveness of Connecticut’s Risk-Based Gun Removal Law: Does it Prevent Suicides?
August 2016

>> FIREARMS AND MENTAL ILLNESS

Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms
The American Journal of Public Health
February 2015

Mental illness and reduction of gun violence and suicide: bringing epidemiologic research to policy
Annals of Epidemiology
May 2015

Mass Shootings and Mental Health Policy
Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare
March 2014

Guns, Public Health, and Mental Illness
The Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy
December 2013

Triggering the Debate: Faulty Associations Between Violence and Mental Illness Underlie U.S. Gun Control Efforts
The London School of Economics and Politics
2013

>> FIREARMS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The Transmission of Gun and Other Weapon-Involved Violence Within Social Networks
Epidemiologic Reviews
January 2016

Risks and Targeted Interventions: Firearms in Intimate Partner Violence
Epidemiologic Reviews
January 2016

Firearms and the incidence of arrest among respondents to domestic violence restraining orders
Injury Epidemiology
June 2015

Intimate Partner Violence and Firearms
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
July 2015

Legal status and source of offenders’ firearms in states with the least stringent criteria for gun ownership
Injury Prevention
March 2012

>> CHILD ACCESS PREVENTION, JUVENILE UNINTENTIONAL SHOOTINGS, AND ADOLESCENT SUICIDE

Home alone: Parents more confident tweens will avoid fire, storms than guns
Medical Xpress
July 2016

Youth Suicide and Access to Guns
Journal of the American Medical Association – Pediatrics
May 2015

Psychiatric Comorbidity, Suicidality, and In-Home Firearm Access Among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adolescents
Journal of the American Medical Association – Psychiatry
February 2015

State Firearm Laws, Firearm Ownership, and Safety Practices Among Families of Preschool-Aged Children
American Journal of Public Health
June 2014

Firearm Access Documentation in High Risk Clinical Situations: Missed Opportunities
Journal of Adolescent Health
February 2014

Guns and states: Pediatric firearm injury
Journal of Acute Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
July 2013

Firearm Injuries and Children: A Policy Statement of the American Pediatric Surgical Association
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
November 2013

Firearm-Related Injuries Affecting the Pediatric Population
Pediatrics
November 2012

Background on Child Access Laws at Federal and State Level
The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

>> FIREARMS AND SUICIDE

Preventing the invisible plague of firearm suicide
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
May 2015

Reducing a Suicidal Person’s Access to Lethal Means of Suicide: A Research Agenda
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
September 2014

Guns, Suicide, and Homicide: Individual-Level Versus Population-Level Studies
Annals of Internal Medicine
January 2014

Firearms and Suicide in the United States: Is Risk Independent of Underlying Suicidal Behavior?
American Journal of Epidemiology
March 2013

>> EDITORIALS AND ANALYSIS ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE AND GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Gun violence in America, explained in 17 maps and charts
Vox
July 2016

America’s Biggest Gun Problem is Suicide
Newsweek
September 2015

Study: Guns in home increase suicide, homicide risk
CBS News
January 2014

50-state study: More gun laws, fewer deaths
CBS News
March 2013

High gun ownership makes countries less safe, US study finds
The Guardian
September 2013