by Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D., ABPP and Alan Korwin, Author, Gun Laws of America
First in a series
Is Hoplophobia Real?
Abstract: Hoplophobia, the morbid fear of guns, is a real, extremely dangerous, widespread and clinically recognizable complex specific phobia with a number of unique characteristics, described. It has caused and continues to cause grievous harm in America. Dr. Sarah Thompson, M.D., author of two seminal papers on gun phobia, claims hoplophobia is little more than name cal...