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To Love or Hate: Many in LGBTQ Community to Look Out for Muslims

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NSU Home to Subject Matter Expert Who Can Speak To Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorism, ISIS and Middle Eastern Politics

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Physician-in-Chief of nation's first and largest integrated trauma center available to comment on medical response to mass casualties

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Expert on Dating and Domestic Violence From Johns Hopkins Regarding Stanford Rape Case

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Wichita State Researcher Testing Firearms Safety Knowledge with Online Survey

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Think you know about guns? A Wichita State researcher is inviting the public to test their gun knowledge through an online survey of firearms and firearm safety.

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Study: News Stories Often Wrongly Link Violence with Mental Illness

Nearly four in 10 news stories about mental illness analyzed by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers connect mental illness with violent behavior toward others, even though less than five percent of violence in the United States is directly related to mental illness.

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Study: Attitudes Toward Women Key in Higher Rates of Sexual Assault by Athletes

An online study of male undergraduates shows that more than half of study participants on intercollegiate and recreational athletic teams – and more than a third of non-athletes – reported engaging in sexual coercion, including rape.

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School Shooting Subject Matter Expert Available for UCLA-Related Stories

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First Women Join Sandia Hiring Program for Combat-Injured Veterans

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Two young women, one disabled by a mortar blast in Afghanistan and the other injured in several battles while helping women in Baghdad, are the first two women veterans in Sandia National Laboratories’ Wounded Warrior Career Development Program (WWCDP).

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Embargoed AJPH Research: Firearm Ownership and Suicides, Young People’s Views on Marijuana, Academic Dysfunction After Concussion

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about state-level firearm ownership and suicide rates; the impact of state laws on young people’s views on marijuana; and academic dysfunction in students with concussions.

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Time to Change How News Media Cover Mass Shootings, Says Iowa State Prof

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Media attention focused on the shooter in a mass killing sends the wrong message, says an Iowa State University professor. Douglas Gentile says news reports about the killer, weapons and ammunition glamorize the situation and set a “high score” for future mass shooters to beat.

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Are Money Problems and Violence Related?

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University of Iowa researchers find an association between financials stress and severe domestic abuse, but the discovery doesn't prove one leads to the other.

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A Shot in the Dark: New Surveillance Tool Called ShotSpotter Tracks and Records Incidents of Gunfire

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When gunfire is heard and unreported, what does it reveal about the state of crime in America? The University of Virginia’s Jennifer Doleac is determined to find out. An assistant professor of public policy and economics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, she has been using data from new surveillance technology to research the disparity between the number of recorded gunshot sounds and the number of reported incidents of gun violence.

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Sexist Video Games Decrease Empathy for Female Violence Victims

Young male gamers who strongly identify with male characters in sexist, violent video games show less empathy than others toward female violence victims, a new study found.

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The Medical Minute: Knowing Whether It’s Abuse and How to Respond

What do you do when you’re out in public and you witness what you believe to be child abuse? In many situations, the standard suggestions are easier said than done, according to Dr. Lori Frasier.

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International College Students Are Less Likely to Experience Violent Crimes, New Research Suggests

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New research suggests that students from abroad may be at less risk to experience violent, non-sexual victimization than their domestic counterparts, according to criminologists at Georgia State University and the University of West Georgia.

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Changes in State Policies Impact Fatal and Non-Fatal Assaults of Law Enforcement Officers

State-level policy changes can impact the number of fatal and non-fatal assaults, including shootings, of law enforcement officers, a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research finds.

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Most Civilians Support Wider Access to Training and Equipment to Stop Severe Bleeding in Victims of Mass Casualty Events

Many civilians have expressed interest in taking a bleeding control training course that would empower them to immediately assist victims of intentional mass casualty events, according to results of a new national poll published online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

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Persecution of Middle East Christians to Be Addressed by Baylor University Panel

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As the global persecution of Christians continues, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, former Congressman Frank Wolf, founder of Word Refugee Care Jalil Dawood and Cole Richards of The Voice of the Martyrs will discuss the critical issue at Baylor on Thursday, April 21, 2016.

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Violence Against Women, sexual assault perpetration, Sexual Assault, Narcissism, pathological narcissism, vulnerable narcissism, Narcissist, RAPE, Psychology, hostile masculinity, Emily Mouilso, Karen Calhoun, University of Georgia

Narcissism Linked to Sexual Assault Perpetration in College, Study Finds

Almost 20 percent of college men have committed some kind of sexual assault, and 4 percent have committed rape, according to a study published by University of Georgia researchers who were examining the link between different kinds of narcissism and the perpetration of sexual assaults.







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