Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Media, Hardback Book

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Media Hardback

Edited by Eugene V. Beresin, Cheryl K. Olson


Get a quick, expert overview of the increasingly important topic of technology and social media and its impact on children and adolescents.

This practical resource presents a focused summary of today's current knowledge on topics of interest to psychiatrists, pediatricians, and other health professionals working with children and adolescents.

It provides current, relevant information on a wide variety of media-related topics as they relate to child and adolescent health and mental illness, making it a one-stop resource for staying up to date in this critical area. Discusses the effects of violent media; the impact of reality TV on female body image; bullying, sexting, and other negative impact of new apps; sex in the media; media outreach for child psychiatrists; the use of telepsychiatry; the role of media in the destigmatizing of mental illness; media literacy for parents; and media portrayal of modern families. Includes coverage of dystopian movies and YA novels; media addiction; the neuroscience of media; the use of media by preschool and young children; the use of media regarding minority populations; and more. Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 214 pages, Illustrated
  • Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Media studies
  • ISBN: 9780323548540

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