The presented study is a content analysis of 29 articles related to school shootings. An analysis of the data suggests that slightly more articles were nonempirical rather than empirical, there were similar rates of representation based on sample characteristics, and most were focused on the United States. Furthermore, trauma, school policies, post-shooting interventions, and specific shooting events were the most common topics within four primary factors assessed in this study. Findings suggest important implications for future research.
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