Media and technology in adolescent sexual education and safety.

  • Allyssa L. Harris
  • Published 2011 in
    Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal…


Media play an important role in the lives of adolescents, providing them with opportunities for education and socialization. Media content is increasingly permeated with violence and sexual references that can be highly influential as adolescents continue the developmental process. Providing patient education is one of the cornerstones of nursing practice, and nurses are ideally suited to affect adolescent and parental education about the sexual and violent content of media.

DOI: 10.1111/j.1552-6909.2011.01218.x

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@article{Harris2011MediaAT, title={Media and technology in adolescent sexual education and safety.}, author={Allyssa L. Harris}, journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN}, year={2011}, volume={40 2}, pages={235-42} }