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What We Know and Don’t Know About How Mass Trauma Affects Mental Health

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This article reviews research on the relationship between mass trauma, such as incidents of mass violence and terrorism, and suicide. The article covers research on the mental health effects of mass shootings, risk factors for suicidality and self-harm, and suicide clusters, as well as pointing out the need for more evidence on how to support survivors at highest risk of adverse mental health effects and suicidal behavior.
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Science News