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  • Researchers analyze student grief online after campus shootings

    Doctoral student Amanda Vicary and psychology professor R. Chris Fraley are the first to study psychological responses and grieving behaviors online after a campus shooting.

    Doctoral student Amanda Vicary and psychology professor R. Chris Fraley are the first to study psychological responses and grieving behaviors online after a campus shooting.

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  • Editor's note: To reach Amanda Vicary, e-mail: avicary2@illinois.edu. To reach R. Chris Fraley, call 217-333-3486; e-mail rcfraley@illinois.edu. The paper, "Student Reactions to the Shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University: Does Sharing Grief and Support Over the Internet Affect Recovery?" is available online. The study was conducted with the approval of the U. of I.'s Institutional Review Board, which examines all research involving human subjects.