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ERIC Number: EJ419124
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0038-4941
The Impact of Fictional Television Films on Teenage Suicide, 1984-85.
Stack, Steven
Social Science Quarterly, v71 n2 p391-99 Jun 1990
Examining National Center for Health statistics, questions whether fictional television accounts of teenage suicide affect the teenage suicide rate. Assesses four films about teenage suicide, nationally televised in 1984 and 1985. Accounts for holiday and temporal effects, television new stories, and large city influences. Finds that the films did not increase teenage suicide. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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