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Clark mccauley, a professor at bryn mawr college who studies the psychology of mass violence and terrorism, said he was not aware of research finding a causal relationship between domestic. The wiley handbook of the psychology of mass shootings gathers together the latest insights from research and practice in one timely and much-needed reference work the first full-length academic examination of mass shootings from a psychological perspective. While some mass shooters are psychotic or schizophrenic, only about five percent of violence in the united states can be attributed to people with mental illness the rate of mental illness is higher—an estimated 20 percent—among rampage or serial killers.