Children’s fears linked to media

The Press 28 Sep 06
A Christchurch child mental health expert is calling for news media to be more sensitive when reporting traumatic events amid fears children are frightened by some content. Community and Public Health school mental health promoter Nicky Harrall said her research showed children were strongly affected by what was reported in the news media.
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