Category: General, Social Science,
Why Are Americans Obsessed with Guns And Willing to Pay A High Price for Them?
By: M. Basheer Ahmed M.D.
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About the Book
As a psychiatrist, Dr. M. Basheer Ahmed has seen firsthand the ghastly toll gun violence that has taken physically and emotionally on patients, as well as on the communities. This is what prompted him to write this booklet.
About the Author
Dr. Basheer Ahmed is a retired psychiatrist and a social activist He was born in Hyderabad, India. He completed his undergraduate studies in India, Pakistan, and post graduate studies in Psychiatry in United Kingdom. He immigrated to the United States, where he enjoyed a long career as a psychiatrist, professor, medical director, public speaker, and author of books and articles on mental health issues and Islamic culture. After retiring from private practice, Dr. Ahmed has devoted his time to social service activities and interfaith understanding. He founded three organizations: Muslim community center for Human services, providing health and social services to indigent residents of Dallas-Fort Worth area, IQRA for peace an organization promoting Intra-Faith sectarian harmony and Institute of Medieval and post Medieval studies disseminating information about Muslim contribution to world civilization and inspiring young students to become scientists, As a psychiatrist, he has seen firsthand the ghastly toll gun violence, has taken physically and emotionally on patients as well as on the communities. This is what prompted him to write this booklet. He lives in Plano, Texas, with his wife, Shakila, a retired radiologist, and is the father of two practicing attorneys, his son Sameer and daughter Araj.