According to a survey, teens witness 10, murders, rapes and aggravated assaults per year on TV and four out of five people believe that violence on television directly contributes to the way children view violence. When children watch TV, they see other made up families, who deal with their problems different from how anyone else would. Children assume that this is how there life should be. They assume that if the strong, invincible heroes are around, the world is a safe place to be where they are free from harm.
To tell the American Academy of Pediatrics that kids deserve more careful assessment and cautious treatment than the affirmation approach recommended by the AAP, you can sign the petition here.
In an email, representatives of the Gender Critical parent forum told 4thWaveNow: Many of our children were offered prescriptions after one or two doctor visits, or they were given a referral to a gender clinic to consult about transition after no attempt was made to explore other reasons for the sudden transgender claim.
This affirm-only approach is outside the mainstream of international practice. To tell the AAP that kids deserve more careful assessment and cautious treatment than the affirmation approach recommended by the AAP, you can sign the petition here.
We need you and our children need you. There is a great and growing disservice that needs your attention, scientific curiosity, critical thinking, clinical experience, and compassion.
We are members of a rapidly growing online community of over 1, parents of transgender-identifying youth who need your help. We have no unifying political affiliation. We empathize with mature transgender-identifying people who deserve respect.
We need to stop the harm to our children. Over the past decade, there has been an exponential rise of predominantly adolescent girls who are suddenly declaring themselves trans after the onset of puberty and who have no previous history of gender dysphoria GD.
Historically, GD showed at a much earlier age and has been exceedingly more common in boys. A recent groundbreaking study of an emergent late-onset, predominantly female trans-identifying patient population, finds significant parallels with the phenomenon of eating disorders, and includes social contagion as a key factor Littman, The medicalization with gonadotropin releasing hormone GnRH agonists is highly experimental and comes with serious long-term consequences for bone health, potentially for neurological health, and as sterilizes the child when followed by cross-sex hormones.
The harms of sex-aligned hormones e. Astonishingly, cross-sex hormones are given to the opposite sex in trans-identifying adolescents who are expected to be treated for their full lives and have permanent effects.
The harms of surgeries are self-evident and irreversible, which is problematic for youth who change their minds. There is no clinical data that supports that medical transition prevents suicide. Most transgender youth in the US who were reported in the news as having completed suicide were affirmed by social transition; thus, disproving that affirmation prevents suicide completion.
We ask that you 1 consider our knowledge-based concerns presented as a scientific rebuttal to five main points made in the AAP position statement, 2 query AAP and other pediatricians anonymously to understand broader views, 3 conduct a more inclusive scientific debate with GD experts critical of affirmation therapy e.
Please consider this letter a call to lead the way in exploring alternative non-invasive, non-harmful treatments. Is it a medical condition?
If so, how is it diagnosed? These questions are never answered directly by Rafferty et al. We have experienced doctors giving prescriptions without adequate mental health consideration and after only visits.Find out why Stony Brook University has become an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.
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Television and Children. how many hours a week a youngster his age should watch television, the impact of violence and sex, and the influence of commercials.
is gratified far better by their own make-believe activities then by the adult made fantasies they are offered on television. Elementary School Children. Adolescence (from Latin adolescere, meaning 'to grow up') is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority).
Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later. These disparities are growing despite the fact that over the past two decades, closing the test-score gaps between affluent and poor children has been a central aim of national education policy, as embodied in President George W.
Bush’s No Child Left Behind law and . The influence of the media on the psychosocial development of children is profound.
Thus, it is important for physicians to discuss with parents their child’s exposure to media and to provide guidance on age-appropriate use of all media, including television, radio, music, video games and the.
Research papers, different forms of studies and articles have found the effects of television both, harmful and useful, on the development of a child.
Even the primary research done through qualitative method of interviewing proved that television has no connection between the style and attention of parents.