Media; pressure; ;
The media have a huge impact on how we see the world, on our socialisation, development, opinions, values, and knowledge. It is easy to become overwhelmed by information and messages we receive through the media. The media can affect us even though we often don't even realise it is happening.
There is lots of interesting information about the ways the media can affect our view of ourself, and also choices we make, on these sites:
Youth Beyond Blue
Australian Council on Children and the Media
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor or other health professional.