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Children, adolescents, and the media.
This instrument can teach, it can illuminate; yes, and it can even inspire. But it can do so only to the extent that humans are determined to use it to those ends. Otherwise it is merely wires andExpand
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Media Education
The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes that exposure to mass media (eg, television, movies, video and computer games, the Internet, music lyrics and videos, newspapers, magazines, books,Expand
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Children, adolescents, and television.
As we have indicated, children's television has either a documented or probable effect on a variety of health-related behaviors in children and adolescents in the United States. Studies of cognitiveExpand
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Contraception
The United States has the highest rate of teen pregnancy in the Western world. Although abstinence may be the ideal solution for the prevention of this problem, one half of adolescents in the UnitedExpand
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Adolescents, sex, and the media: ooooo, baby, baby-a Q & A.
  • V. Strasburger
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Adolescent medicine clinics
  • 1 June 2005
The media arguably have become the leading sex educator for American children and adolescents. More than 80% of the top teen shows contain sexual content, and the average teen views nearly 14,000Expand
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Children, Adolescents, and the Media: Issues and Solutions
I believe television is going to be the test of the modern world, and that in this new opportunity to see beyond the range of our vision we shall discover either a new and unbearable disturbance ofExpand
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Children, Adolescents, and the Media
Communications research has come a long way since the 1954 Senate hearings that tried to determine if juvenile delinquency is linked to media violence. Unfortunately, the entertainment industry, theExpand
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Health Effects of Media on Children and Adolescents
Youth spend an average of >7 hours/day using media, and the vast majority of them have access to a bedroom television, computer, the Internet, a video-game console, and a cell phone. In this articleExpand
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Children, adolescents, and the media: health effects.
The media can be a powerful teacher of children and adolescents and have a profound impact on their health. The media are not the leading cause of any major health problem in the United States, butExpand
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Review and Recommendations
In the light of the increase in teenage sexual activity over the past decade, the authors review current social, psychological, and educational attitudes. Together with a summary of the legalExpand
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