Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 23 October 2014

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780195392494

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AU)

The Virginia Tech Massacre

Strategies and Challenges for Improving Mental Health Policy on Campus and Beyond

Edited by Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen

Developmental Perspectives in Psychiatry

  • Offers a first-hand account of the Virginia Tech investigation and a critique of remedial actions taken by the state in response to the mass shooting
  • Provides a psychological analysis of the Virginia Tech shooter, Seung Hui Cho
  • Highlights and analyzes issues of national importance: violence, mental illness, and gaps in mental health services
  • Compares the US and global systems of mental health services
  • Offers a comprehensive discussion of current mental health policy issues and recommendations for improving the system

Also of Interest