New England Psychologist: Evidence doesn’t support claim linking mental illness, mass shooters

October 22, 2019

After a pair of mass shootings in August killed more than 30 people in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, President Donald Trump made comments linking mental illness to mass shootings. However, experts say no such link exists. One of these experts, William James College professor Dr. Robert Kinscherff, spoke with New England Psychologist for an article on the comments. Kinscherff suggests a public health approach might be the best model to address mass shootings. Read the article here