Adolescents and the Media: Medical and Psychological Impact / Edition 1

Adolescents and the Media: Medical and Psychological Impact / Edition 1

by Victor C. Strasburger, Strasburger
     
 

Violent television programmes and video games, printed tobacco advertisements, television beer commercials and sexually suggestive music videos: how do these and other forms of popular media affect teenagers' thinking, behaviour and health?

This volume clearly makes the case that the media play a role in diverse facets of at-risk behaviour and adjustment. The

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Overview

Violent television programmes and video games, printed tobacco advertisements, television beer commercials and sexually suggestive music videos: how do these and other forms of popular media affect teenagers' thinking, behaviour and health?

This volume clearly makes the case that the media play a role in diverse facets of at-risk behaviour and adjustment. The author reviews current research findings on the influences of media on adolescents, how the influences occur, and the short- and long-term effects of exposure. He explores topics critical to mental and physical health including teenage violence, sexual activity, substance abuse and eating disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803955004
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/23/1995
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #33
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Overview
How Is the Research Done? What Are the Issues?
Media Violence and Aggressive Behavior
Adolescent Sexuality and the Media
Adolescents, Drugs and the Media
Nutrition
Rock Music and Music Videos
Adolescents and the Media
Solutions

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