The Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy              

April 2018

The Consortium for Risked-Based Firearm Policy




In order to share the good work you have been doing, we are sending out a monthly update with new studies, projects, and articles that our Consortium members and colleagues are working on. Please feel free to send us any recently published studies or projects throughout the month, and we will compile and distribute to the group.






Jain A, Christopher P, Appelbaum PS. 2018 Apr. Civil Commitment for Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders: Does It Work? Psychiatric Services.


Judd S, Parker GF. 2018 Mar. Court-Ordered Evaluations From a Mental Health Court. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law.


Kagawa RMC, Castillo-Carniglia A, Vernick JS, Webster D, Crifasi C, Rudolph KE, Cerdá M, Shev A, Wintemute GJ. 2018 Apr. Repeal of Comprehensive Background Check Policies and Firearm Homicide and Suicide. Epidemiology.


Lawrence RE, Perez-Coste MM, Arkow SD, Appelbaum PS, Dixon LB. 2018 Apr. Use of Security Officers on Inpatient Psychiatry Units. Psychiatric Services.


McGinty EE, Goldman HH, Pescosolido BA, Barry CL. 2018 Apr. Communicating about Mental Illness and Violence: Balancing Stigma and Increased Support for Services. J Health Polit Policy Law.


Miller FG, Appelbaum PS. 2018 Mar. Physician-Assisted Death for Psychiatric Patients – Misguided Public Policy. N Engl J Med.


Pear VA, Castillo-Carniglia A, Kagawa RMC, Cerdá M, Wintemute GJ. 2018 Mar. Firearm mortality in California, 2000-2015: the epidemiologic importance of within-state variation. Ann Epidemiol.


Wu LT, Ghitza UE, Zhu H, Spratt S, Swartz M, Mannelli P. 2018 Mar. Substance use disorders and medical comorbidities among high-need, high-risk patients with diabetes. Drug Alcohol Depend.


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