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Mental Health Analysis On Why Mass Shootings Have Become Commonplace In America

Mental Health Analysis On South Florida High School Shooter & Why Mass Shootings Have Become Commonplace In America 

A heavily armed 19-year-old who had been expelled from a South Florida high school opened fire on campus shortly before classes let out Wednesday, killing 17 people while terrified students barricaded themselves inside classrooms, police said. The Broward County sheriff identified the suspect as Nikolas Cruz, who had recently attended the school but had been kicked out for “disciplinary reasons.” 

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Dr. Huber Answers: Questions

What is your initial psychological analysis thus far based on what we know about mass murderer Nikolas Cruz?

Do mass shooters share common characteristics and if so what are they?

Why do you think mass shootings have become so common in America – what do you think are some of the underlying causes behind them?

In the past few years in America we’ve experienced mass shootings at movie theatres, concerts, churches, and even night clubs. Do you think that these horrific events have caused millions of Americans to live in a perpetual state of fear?

About Dr. John Huber

Texas Based – Dr. John Huber ( is the Chairman for Mainstream Mental Health, a non-profit organization that brings lasting and positive change to the lives of individuals that suffer from mental health issues.  A mental health professional for over twenty years, Dr. Huber is a Clinical Forensic Psychologist, and he is a practitioner with privileges at two long term acute care hospitals. 

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