School Shootings: "The teens haven't changed, the world around them has"

This Feb. 19, 2018 file photo shows Denyse Christian, hugging her son Adin Christian, 16, a student at the school, at a makeshift memorial outside the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

SEATTLE, Wash. -- For a different perspective on school shootings today, KOMO's Pete Combs talked with an expert from the University of Washington. Dr. Henry Berman is a clinical professor of Pediatrics at the University and has been treating teenagers for more than 40 years.

So how have young men changed in a way that leads them to terrible violence like the Valentine’s Day shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida? Dr. Berman lists depression and lack of direction and goals as two major factors, but also believes it is the way in which the world around them is changing. Click the picture above to hear the audio.

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