Why the media will slow the healing of Sandy HookWhen Newtown children returned to area elementary schools less than a week after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, the cameras were watching, a reality that may slow healing in the Connecticut community. Although there's no literature that's specific to the effects of a media frenzy after a school shooting on children's psychological recovery, there's plenty of other applicable evidence, according ...

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Involuntary commitment for James Holmes: Is his psychiatrist to blame?The majority of killers involved in recent mass shootings had encounters with the mental healthcare system before they committed their acts of violence, with some even being legally compelled to seek help. Few seemed surprised when it came out over the weekend that James Holmes, 24, who allegedly killed 12 and wounded 58 others at a movie theater shooting in Aurora, ...

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