Virginia Tech Shooters Mental Health Records No More Secret
After weeks of negotiations, investigating officers obtained the university mental health records of Seung-Hui Cho , who caused one of the bloodiest shooting rampages in American history.
Cho killed himself on April 16, shortly after a shooting rampage in which he killed two students at a do...
Those Who Feel Rejected Direct Hostility Toward Others
...ggression that, in some cases, is so extreme it can result in school shootings and other tragedies.
"Prior case studies show the majority of school shooters
have experienced peer rejection. And while not everyone who feels rejected reacts violently, we found they tend to act out aggressively in other ways....
University of Denver bullying victimization study
...cators have focused attention on bullying in the wake of school shootings over the last decade. In some of those cases there were indications that the shooters
had themselves been bullied as young children.
Students in the Jenson-Dieterich study who participated in the Youth Matters curriculum received tra...
'The Northern Illinois University Murders Due to 'Chemical Imbalances' or 'Chemical Balancers' - Drugs?' - Fred A. Baughman Jr., MD, Neurologist/Child Neurologist
... poisoning would be a small fraction of what it is today.
As in the University of Northern Illinois case, almost all of the high
school, and college shooters
have been psychiatric patients on a diet of
psychiatric drugs. Nor is the issue of whether they still have the poison
in their system or not critical....
Does Pathological Shyness Make for School Shooters?
For the study, Carducci and a co-author examined news accounts and background information on seven high school shooting cases involving eight teen shooters
between 1995 and 2004. Those individuals were:
Jeffrey Weise -- 16, killed seven people at Red Lake High School in Minnesota as well as his gran...
14-year-old Killed in School Shooting in Canada
... that he knew as so kind would meet such a tragic end. "The guy was so calm. That's what I don't understand about it."
Experts noted, "The school shooters
tend to be white kids in small towns in rural areas who identify with other white kids in small towns in rural areas and they sort of see their own ex...
Fault the School System in US for Massacres, Say Sociologists
...n, and later to Columbine High in Littleton, Colorado.
Many schoolyard shooters
very consciously saw their massacres as rebellions, however poorly expressed or thought through, Ames says.
"It isn't the schoolyard shooters
who need to be profiled -- they can't be. It is the schools that need to be...