Paul S. Appelbaum

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  • Experts: Proposed NY gun law might hinder therapy

    Mental health experts say a new tougher New York state gun control law might interfere with treatment of potentially dangerous people and even discourage them from seeking help.


  • Predicting who's at risk for violence isn't easy

    It happened after Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Colo., and now Sandy Hook: People figure there surely were signs of impending violence. But experts say predicting who will be the next mass shooter is virtually impossible _ partly because as commonplace as these calamities seem, they are relatively rare crimes.


  • Adam Lanza poses for an undated group photo of the Technology Club that appeared in the Newtown (Conn.) High School yearbook. (AP Photo)

    Predicting who's at risk for violence isn't easy

    It happened after Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Colo., and now Sandy Hook: People figure there surely were signs of impending violence. But experts say predicting who will be the next mass shooter is virtually impossible — partly because as commonplace as these calamities seem, they are relatively rare crimes.


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