Children, Adolescents, and the Media, An Issue of Pediatric Clinics

By

  • Victor Strasburger, MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Strasburger addresses a popular topic in mainstream media: What are the effects of the multitude of media that are available to our children and adolescents? His well-published authors try to answser this question with articles devoted to thefollowng topics: Health Effects of Media on Children and Adolescents; What Every Pediatrician Needs to Know About Social Networking Sites; Should Babies Be Watching TV and Videos?; Internet Bullying; Creative and Prosocial Uses of Media; Videogames: Good or Bad?; The New Threat of Digital Advertising; Does Media Use Cause Obesity?; Media in the Classroom; Eating Disorders and the Media; and Setting Up an Adolescent Health Website.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4681-1