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Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:50 PM

What is it in the psychological make up of honor students that causes a small percentage [View all]

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of them to react in such a violent, cold blooded manor in so many of these instances?


Almost every time one of these school shootings occur it's been someone highly intelligent who was an outcast and seemed to be unbalanced. In most cases it sounds like they came from good families too.

It seems like abused kids may tend to lash out at their own families or own children once they get older but kids who are outcasts at school perhaps feel a need to lash out at "schools" because that is the source of their pain?

Since honor students do get bullied a lot perhaps there should be more emphasis on group counseling in gifted classes as well as classes for kids who struggle with their grades? Allow the kids to talk about what they are going through more? Verbalizing their feelings and getting them out in the open and guided by a professional before all the hurt manifests into rage.

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