Jeffrey Swanson

Duke University School of Medicine

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Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, and a medical sociologist

Jeffrey Swanson on KCRW

Mass shootings have plagued the United States for decades, and they've been called senseless acts of violence.

What do mass shooters have in common?

Mass shootings have plagued the United States for decades, and they've been called senseless acts of violence.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last week, a second black box was found at the site where a Germanwings AirBus A320 crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 people, including the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

Mental Illness and the Myths about Violence

Last week, a second black box was found at the site where a Germanwings AirBus A320 crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 people, including the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

from To the Point

Orange County has become the first major county in California to adopt what’s known as "Laura’s Law." Supervisors voted unanimously for it.

Laura's Law

Orange County has become the first major county in California to adopt what’s known as "Laura’s Law." Supervisors voted unanimously for it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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