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Mental health and firearms in community-based surveys: Implications for Suicide Prevention

Using data from the General Social Survey (for 7 years) (197 to 858 respondents) the authors found no relationship between mental health variables and gun (or handgun) ownership, or living in a household that contains a gun. “Findings suggest that the high risk of suicide among those who own or live in a household with a gun is not related to poor mental health.” read more >