Moreover, we must inform and educate both our young patients and their parents about the potential health effects of the media and challenge them to be media savvy.” Though many clinicians agree that the influence of media is an important health issue, few receive any formal training in this area.Author: D'Arcy J.
Feb 20, 2018 · Young adult's decision on what to wear, what to eat, what to love, and what to fear is based on media influence. These influences that the media has on young adults are not positive and there are various reasons why. Media is massive in itself, therefore it comes in many forms and these forms have created an unsound reality for young adults.
The influence of social media alcohol displays on young people can best be determined using theories that illuminate mechanisms of behavior change. Two classic theories in this respect are Social Learning Theory, which supports the importance of peer influence on behavior, and the Media Practice Model, which supports the role of media choices Cited by: 51.