AAP 2011: How Media Violence Impacts Children [Video]
Oct 18, 2011 | Keli Rising
Dr. Kathleen Clarke-Pearson, from Chapel Hill, NC, has a tremendous interest in how the media impacts children and spoke with HCPLive about advice she would give to her fellow pediatricians in educating patients and parents about the positive and negative impacts.
In this video, Clarke-Pearson comments on the updated media literacy guidelines from the AAP and its mention of how media violence can increase the risk of aggressive behavior in children and adolescents.
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