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Five Questions on Tucson Shootings for Psychologist Joel Dvoskin

Joel Dvoskin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist based in Tucson, Ariz. He is author of numerous articles and chapters in professional journals and texts, including a number of articles that deal with treatment of people with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.

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Why Crime? An Interdisciplinary Approach to Explaining Criminal Behavior

Matthew Robinson, a professor of criminology at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., is the author of “Why Crime? An Interdisciplinary Approach to Explaining Criminal Behavior.” His book integrates risk factors identified by more than a dozen academic disciplines which have been shown to increase the odds of antisocial behavior and criminality. The book is co-authored is Dr. Kevin Beaver of the Florida State University.

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What Are the Legal, Historical and Psychological Impacts of the Arizona Shootings?

University at Buffalo faculty experts are available to comment on the Arizona shootings and their relationship to recent political rhetoric from a historical and legal perspective. For example, recent rhetoric is similar to that during the Reconstruction period and appears to legitimize violence. And that while the vast majority of mentally ill will never commit a violent crime, commentators who preach hatred should shoulder some of the blame for this violent attack.

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Arizona Shootings Illustrate Social Media's Increasing Impact, Says Journalism Professor

A Washington and Lee University journalism professor who studies the impact of social media points to the Arizona shooting as illustrative of a change in the way breaking news is reported.

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Political Scientists Offer Thoughts on Arizona Shooting

Binghamton University faculty members are available to discuss a range of issues related to the tragic shootings that took place on Saturday, January 8, 2011, in Arizona. Topics include the dangers that public officials face, the recent magnification of public anger and the dangers of inflammatory rhetoric. To arrange interviews, please contact Gail Glover or Ryan Yarosh at 607-759-7445.

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Experts Available in Regard to Arizona Shooting

Professors are available to comment on various topics surrounding this weekend's shootings in Arizona, including how the press handled the news with advent of social media, America's increasingly heated political rhetoric, and brain injuries and recovery.

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Neurotrauma Experts Available

The American Academy of Neurology has neurotrauma experts available for interviews to discuss critical care and recovery.

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UNH Professor Available to Discuss Violence, Civility in Wake of Arizona Tragedy

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Bruce Mallory, professor of education at the University of New Hampshire and director of New Hampshire Listens, is available to discuss violence and civility following the shootings in Arizona Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.

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Cedars-Sinai Neurosurgeon Available to Discuss Gunshot Injuries to the Brain

Keith L. Black, M.D., Chairman and Professor of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, is available to discuss gunshot and other traumatic brain injuries. He is an outstanding interview with extensive national interview experience -- both live on-air and via telephone. To arrange interviews, please contact Sandy Van at 808-526-1708 or 1-800-880-2397.

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Congresswoman Giffords Shooting: Trauma Surgery and Recover Experts from UTHealth

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UTHealth Trauma Experts are available for interviews to discuss trauma surgery and recovery in the wake of the near-fatal shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) at an event in Tucson.







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