School shooters typically experience extreme frustration and/or anguish in their pursuit of intimacy, whether their primary focus is on finding love or simply having sex. Though Eric Harris's attack was influenced by multiple factors, did the issues of love or sex play a role in the dynamics that culminated in murder?
Inside the minds of school shooters, with general insight into adolescent mental health.
Peter Langman, Ph.D., is the author of School Shooters: Understanding High School, College, and Adult Perpetrators. He trains professionals in law enforcement and education on preventing school shootings.