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Prim Care. 2006 Jun;33(2):317-48.

Risky business: what primary care practitioners need to know about the influence of the media on adolescents.

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Department of Pediatrics, MSC 10 5590, 1 University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, 87131, USA. vstrasburger@salud.unm.edu

Abstract

Media can be powerfully prosocial, educational, and entertaining. Negative effects do exist, however, and they have been well documented. Despite the power of the new multinational media conglomerates and the intransigence of the entertainment industry,practitioners can make a difference in the future.

PMID:
16713765
DOI:
10.1016/j.pop.2006.02.004
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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