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Gun Violence Prevention: A Public Health Approach (BOOK NOT INCLUDED)

Firearms are a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in the United States, and this book explores this epidemic as a public health issue. It covers a range of topics, including homicide, suicide, criminal justice, data, research and so much more. It serves as both a primer and handbook for practitioners, researchers, advocates, health providers and others focused on preventing gun violence in a comprehensive manner.


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