Understanding the Primal and Cognitive Aggression Continua (See Graphic Below)

Early in our 18 years to pursue a “prevention” solution to workplace violence, we came to realize that there at two types of aggression, Primal and Cognitive.  Primal Aggression is built upon the primal instincts of fight or flight, fueled by … [Read more...]

Will Focusing On Those With Mental Illness Reliably Predict Who The Next Shooter Will Be?

It has been a week since the horrific shootings in Newtown, CT.  We have heard many in the mental health community demand more funding to address the many mentally ill; as if this might help us better predict the next shooter.  But sadly, … [Read more...]

When silence was broken by “Evil” in the idyllic community of Newtown, Connecticut

We at the Center for Aggression Management are, like the rest of humanity, extremely saddened by the break of silence by “Evil” in the idyllic community of Newtown, Connecticut.  We said that there will be more of these horrific murder/suicides; … [Read more...]

Pondering the Fate of Two Innocents and One Villain!

I sit here tonight pondering the sad fate of two innocents and one villain who died yesterday at the Clackamas Town Center mall in Portland.  It is troubling to me that virtually every media account makes reference to how this young man must … [Read more...]