An article in the medical journal Pediatrics this month makes significant additions to what we know about youth risk online in two areas: parenting and risk factors for older teen girls (the sample was girls 14-17). The authors of “Association of Maltreatment With High-Risk Internet Behaviors and Ofﬂine Encounters” pointed to what we already know: [...]
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Let’s just cut right to the takeaway for parents, then some background. The takeaway, which is right in the headline of TheAtlantic.com’s intelligent coverage of new data on sexting published in the journal Pediatrics: We need to talk with our kids about sexting, but I would add: that might be in the context of their [...]
The research cited by the AAP’s brief section on it “doesn’t have anything to to do with ‘Facebook depression’,” Dr. Davila said.
Perri Klass, M.D., thoughtfully tells a story on herself about how her thinking about both victims and bullies has changed – and how differently she’d approach them as a pediatrician, based on what we now know from the research. In her commentary in the New York Times, she also reports a key development in pediatrics: [...]
A new study in the medical journal Pediatrics found that “a history of childhood abuse and use of a provocative online identity increase the risk that girls will be victimized by someone they meet on the Internet,” CNN reports, and a key factor in reducing risk is “the presence and influence of caregivers.” and a [...]