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

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


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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: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Victor C. Strasburger is Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico. He graduated from Yale College, where he studied fiction writing with Robert Penn Warren, and from Harvard Medical School. He trained at the Children's Hospital in Seattle, St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, and the Boston Children's Hospital. He has authored more than 160 articles and papers and 12 books on the subject of adolescent medicine and the effects of television on children and adolescents. In 2000, he was recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Adele Delenbaugh Hofmann Award for outstanding lifetime achievement in Adolescent Medicine and the Holroyd-Sherry Awrd for outstanding achievement in public health and the media. He is a consultant to the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Communications, has served as a consultant to the National PTA and the American Medical Association on the subject of children and television, and lectures frequently throughout the country.

Table of Contents

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

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