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SafetyLit provides abstracts of reports from researchers who work in the more than 30 professional disciplines relevant to preventing unintentional injuries, violence, and self-harm. Among these are anthropology, economics, education, engineering specialties, ergonomics and human factors, health and medicine, law and law enforcement, psychology, sociology, and other fields.  Records from VioLit database (Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence) have been incorporated into this resource.


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More than 12,000 scholarly journals, doctoral theses, reports from government agencies and research organizations, and conference proceedings.

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Foundation, in cooperation with San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health and the World Health Organization

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SafetyLit Foundation

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