Mental-health experts respond carefully to mass killings

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Mental-health experts respond carefully to mass killings

James Holmes seen in an appearance in summer 2012 in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial after the massacre at an Aurora movie theater. A spate of mass shootings involving people suffering from mental-health issues has many mental-health professionals struggling in their efforts to destigmatize mental illness.
This photograph from July 24, 2012, taken through a broken window shows books and a poster on the wall inside the apartment where James Homes lived in Aurora. In July 2015, a jury convicted Holmes of 12 murders at an Aurora movie theater after a trial that delved deeply into his mental problems.

Mental-health experts respond carefully to mass killings

James Holmes seen in an appearance in summer 2012 in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial after the massacre at an Aurora movie theater. A spate of mass shootings involving people suffering from mental-health issues has many mental-health professionals struggling in their efforts to destigmatize mental illness.
This photograph from July 24, 2012, taken through a broken window shows books and a poster on the wall inside the apartment where James Homes lived in Aurora. In July 2015, a jury convicted Holmes of 12 murders at an Aurora movie theater after a trial that delved deeply into his mental problems.
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