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Jeffrey Swanson

Study: People Who Own a Lot of Guns Are More Likely to Get in Fights, Carry Guns Outside the Home

Mike Weisser | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The new study compares rates of impulsive, angry behavior with access to guns. Jeffrey Swanson and his research colleagues asked 5,653 respondents to answer questions about their own behavior, and also asked these same research subjects if they owned and/or carried guns.

Media Coverage of Mental Illness and Violence

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media
Robert David Jaffee

The New York Times' recent, front-page, lead article on mental illness and guns, followed by its editorial a week later, could have benefited from a more nuanced and deeper understanding of the issues that have an impact on the studies involving those with a serious mental illness.