Reality shows fool young viewers about teen pregnancy

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Reality shows fool young viewers about teen pregnancy

Post by Gutenberg » Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:45 pm

Reality shows give young viewers unrealistic ideas about teen pregnancy

"Watching such programs may be a "contributing factor" to teen pregnancy.

In a study conducted by researchers at Indiana University and Utah University, it was discovered that excessive viewers of MTV's reality shows Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant are likely to believe that teen pregnancy leads to an enviable life, with a high level of income and involved fathers."
read more: http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/01/ ... pregnancy/

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