Social effects of dating violence
This section provides information and resources on the impact that domestic violence has on children and youth as well as resources on how to respond it.
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Of all animated feature films produced in the United States between 19, 100% portrayed violence, and the amount of violence with intent to injure has increased through the years.
Some children lose the ability to feel empathy for others.Children with a television in their bedroom increase their television-viewing time by approximately 1 hour per day.In addition, if children have a television in their bedroom, parents are less able to monitor what is seen; parents are less able to have consistent rules for children's media use; children participate in fewer alternative activities such as reading, hobbies, and games; and children perform more poorly in school.The weight of scientific evidence has been convincing to pediatricians, with more than 98% of pediatricians in 1 study expressing the personal belief that media violence affects children's aggression.
American children between 8 and 18 years of age spend an average of 6 hours and 21 minutes each day using entertainment media (television, commercial or self-recorded video, movies, video games, print, radio, recorded music, computers, and the Internet).
Exposure to violence in media, including television, movies, music, and video games, represents a significant risk to the health of children and adolescents.