Guns, Suicide, and Homicide: Individual-Level Versus Population-Level Studies

Hemenway, David
January 2014
Annals of Internal Medicine;1/21/2014, Vol. 160 Issue 2, p134
Academic Journal
The editor discusses a study conducted by A. Anglemyer and colleagues related to increased risks for suicide and homicide instances in case of having guns in the home. Topics discussed include research to find relation between firearms and crime, risks for homicide victimization and evidences provided by Anglemyer. The editor suggests individual level studies of perpetrators or ecological, population-based studies to examine association between guns and homicide.


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