Mass Murder, Mental Illness, and Men

  title={Mass Murder, Mental Illness, and Men},
  author={H. StoneMichael},
  journal={Violence and gender},
Abstract Although mass murder is a rare event in the United States—perhaps a dozen to a dozen and a half incidents a year in the recent decades—occurrences tend to overshadow the much greater number of other murders, because of the electrifying effect upon the public of so many lives being lost all at once. Much of the heightened frequency and greater death toll stems from the easier availability of semiautomatic weapons since the 1970s. Several recent, highly dramatic mass murders were… Expand
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