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The Mental Health Impact of Fatal Shootings at American Schools

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dc.contributor.author Gunn, Dwyer
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-07T21:39:24Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-07T21:39:24Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.citation Gunn, Dwyer. (2020). The Mental Health Impact of Fatal Shootings at American Schools. The NBER Digest, https://www.nber.org/digest/feb20/w26563.shtml en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://www.nber.org/digest/feb20/w26563.shtml
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/1743
dc.description.abstract This newsletter article provides a nontechnical summary of the NBER Working Paper, "Local Exposure to School Shootings and Youth Antidepressant Use" by Maya Rossin-Slater, Molly Schnell, Hannes Schwandt, Sam Trejo, and Lindsey Uniat. The researchers analyzed prescription data from 2006 to 2015 in areas that experiences school shootings in comparison to regions further away. The researchers found that compared to two years before a fatal school shooting, antidepressant prescriptions increased for young people who lived within five miles of the school. This summary includes a chart tracking prescription use during the quarters before and after a fatal school shooting. (CVRL Abstract) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) en_US
dc.subject Study Overview en_US
dc.subject School Shooting en_US
dc.subject Violent Death en_US
dc.subject Firearm Violence en_US
dc.subject Shooting en_US
dc.subject Gun Deaths en_US
dc.subject Victims of Gun Violence en_US
dc.subject Gun Violence en_US
dc.subject Student en_US
dc.subject Youth en_US
dc.subject Adolescents en_US
dc.subject Teens en_US
dc.subject Mental Health en_US
dc.subject Psychological Consequences en_US
dc.subject Coping en_US
dc.subject Drug Use en_US
dc.subject Service Providers en_US
dc.subject Mental Health Professionals en_US
dc.title The Mental Health Impact of Fatal Shootings at American Schools en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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