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    • Rajan S, Branas CC, Myers D, Agrawal N. Youth exposure to violence involving a gun: evidence for adverse childhood experience classification. J Behav Med. 2019 Aug;42(4):646-657. doi: 10.1007/s10865-019-00053-0. Epub 2019 Aug 1. PMID: 31367930.
    • Schaechter, J., Hirsh, M.P. (2021). Caring for Pediatric Patients After Gun Violence. In: Lee, L.K., Fleegler, E.W. (eds) Pediatric Firearm Injuries and Fatalities . Springer, Cham.
    • Riese A, Frank AG, Frederick N, Dawson-Hahn E, Bagley SM, O'Connor B. Adolescent Perspectives on Addressing Youth Violence in the Primary Care Setting. R I Med J (2013). 2016 May 2;99(5):18-21. PMID: 27128511.
    • Tatebe LC, Sanchez J, Pekarek S, Koo N, Mis J, Schlanser V, Bokhari F, Dennis AJ. Pediatric Firearm-Related Injuries: Taking Kids Out of Harm's Way Begins with Targeted Prevention. J Surg Res. 2021 Nov;267:719-725. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2021.04.046. Epub 2021 Jul 17. PMID: 34284902.
    • Preventing Firearm Violence in Youth Through Evidence-Informed Strategies. Journal of Adolescent Health 66, 260–264.. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.11.295
    • Beharie N, Scheidell JD, Quinn K, McGorray S, Vaddiparti K, Kumar PC, Frueh BC, Boone L, Khan MR. Associations of Adolescent Exposure to Severe Violence with Substance Use From Adolescence into Adulthood: Direct Versus Indirect Exposures. Subst. Use Misuse. 2019; 54(2):191-202. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2018.1495737. Epub 2018 Dec 13. PMID: 30541369; PMCID: PMC6482818.
    • Wainwright DJ, Moffitt JK, Bartz-Kurycki M, Wainwright DJ, Anderson K, Demian N, Teichgraeber JF, Greives MR. The Trends of Pediatric Facial Fractures Due to Violence in a Level One Trauma Population. J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Oct;30(7):1970-1973. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000005613. PMID: 31107387.
    • Ranney M, Karb R, Ehrlich P, Bromwich K, Cunningham R, Beidas RS; FACTS Consortium. What are the long-term consequences of youth exposure to firearm injury, and how do we prevent them? A scoping review. J Behav Med. 2019 Aug;42(4):724-740. doi: 10.1007/s10865-019-00035-2. Epub 2019 Aug 1. PMID: 31367937; PMCID: PMC8321509.
    • Arslan H, Subasi M, Kesemenli C, Kapukaya A, Necmioğlu S, Kayikçi C. Problem fractures associated with gunshot wounds in children. Injury. 2002 Nov;33(9):743-9. doi: 10.1016/s0020-1383(02)00122-5. PMID: 12379381.
    • Bettencourt, G.M., 2020. Embracing problems, processes, and contact zones: Using youth participatory action research to challenge adultism. Action Research 18, 153–170.. doi:10.1177/1476750318789475
    • Levine ME, Cole SW, Weir DR, Crimmins EM. Childhood and later life stressors and increased inflammatory gene expression at older ages. Soc Sci Med. 2015 Apr;130:16-22. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.01.030. Epub 2015 Jan 21. PMID: 25658624; PMCID: PMC4394113.
    • Hansen LO, Tinney B, Asomugha CN, Barron JL, Rao M, Curry LA, Lucas G, Rosenthal MS. You get caught up: youth decision-making and violence. J Prim Prev. 2014 Feb;35(1):21-31. doi: 10.1007/s10935-013-0328-x. PMID: 24141641.
    • Schmidt, C.J., Rupp, L., Pizarro, J.M., Lee, D.B., Branas, C.C., Zimmerman, M.A., 2019. Risk and protective factors related to youth firearm violence: a scoping review and directions for future research. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 42, 706–723.. doi:10.1007/s10865-019-00076-7
    • Carter, P.M., Walton, M.A., Zimmerman, M.A., Chermack, S.T., Roche, J.S., Cunningham, R.M., 2016. Efficacy of a Universal Brief Intervention for Violence Among Urban Emergency Department Youth. Academic Emergency Medicine 23, 1061–1070.. doi:10.1111/acem.13021
    • Cunningham, R.M., Carter, P.M., Ranney, M., Zimmerman, M.A., Blow, F.C., Booth, B.M., Goldstick, J., Walton, M.A., 2015. Violent Reinjury and Mortality Among Youth Seeking Emergency Department Care for Assault-Related Injury. JAMA Pediatrics 169, 63.. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.1900
    • Wright, A.W., Austin, M., Booth, C., Kliewer, W., 2016. Exposure to Community Violence and Physical Health Outcomes in Youth: A Systematic Review. Journal of Pediatric Psychology jsw088.. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsw088
    • Ross, K.M., Sullivan, T., O'Connor, K., Hitti, S., Leiva, M.N., 2021. A community‐specific framework of risk factors for youth violence: A qualitative comparison of community stakeholder perspectives in a low‐income, urban community. Journal of Community Psychology 49, 1134–1152.. doi:10.1002/jcop.22497
    • Copeland-Linder, N., Johnson, S.B., Haynie, D.L., Chung, S.-E., Cheng, T.L., 2012. Retaliatory Attitudes and Violent Behaviors Among Assault-Injured Youth. Journal of Adolescent Health 50, 215–220.. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.04.005
    • More peer-reviewed articles can be found here: University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center.


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