Adolescents and the media: why don’t paediatricians and parents “get it”?

Victor C Strasburger
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb07109.x
Published online: 17 October 2005

Paediatricians could raise parents’ awareness of potential problems with media exposure by asking a few simple questions during consultations

“This instrument can teach, it can illuminate; yes, and it can even inspire. But it can do so only to the extent that humans are determined to use it to those ends. Otherwise, it is merely wires and lights in a box.”1

  • Victor C Strasburger

  • School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.



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