Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 205–215 | Cite as

The Media: Relationships to Psychiatry and Children

A Seminar
  • Kristopher Kaliebe
  • Adrian Sondheimer
Media Column

Abstract

Media technologies and content exert powerful effects on individuals and society. The authors describe a multilecture seminar, intended for general and child and adolescent psychiatry residents, that focuses on media impacts on society. The presentations are intended to prompt critical thinking regarding the opportunities and risks that media forms and content present for children and adolescents. The potential uses of media in psychiatric education and clinical work are discussed in this context.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Academic Psychiatry Media Form Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry Violent Video Game 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristopher Kaliebe
    • 1
  • Adrian Sondheimer
  1. 1.Division of Infant, Child and Adolescent PsychiatryLouisiana State University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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