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Understanding the factors that predict excessive use of social networks in adolescence can help prevent problems as addictive behaviours, loneliness or cyberbullying. The main aim was to ascertain the psychological and social profile of adolescents whose use of SNSS is excessive. [...]

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This article examines the relation between teenagers and printed media. The conclusions emphasize that the low indexes of reading are due to, on the one hand, the importance of electronic leisure in the today’s teenagers life and, on the other hand, the modification of reading habits. [...]

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This paper shows the role of media in the teenagers socialization of teenagers' styles and modes. In the first part, the author defines the concept «style»; in the second, she explains the results of the survey applied to Spanish and Argentine teenagers.

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This paper provides an analysis of 37 short audio-visual stories told in sketches (like a storyboard). These works were drawn by teenagers of two high-schools of Federal District - Brazil, within the framework of a project of investigation-action supported by the University of Brasilia. [...]

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Media education is one of the obligations of Portuguese public television. In the last few years, RTP2 has shown great concern about the quality of its programmes, mainly those addressed to children and teenager audiences. This paper focuses on the communicative and educational strategies [...]

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The current study analyzes the different ways in which teenagers use their mobile phones, and, based on several theoretical conceptualizations, it provides an approach to the instrumental and symbolic dimensions of this form of communication, as well as the functions– ludic-expressive, [...]

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This work is doubly justified: as a part of a bigger research project on types of so far marginalized characters in television drama serials; and as a contribution to the teenage invasion of the TV screen as a call to this kind of audience. The aim of this paper is to show prototypes [...]

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Social networks have become areas of social interaction among young people where they create a profile to relate with others. The way this population uses social networks has an impact on their socialization as well as the emotional and affective aspects of their development. The [...]

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Sexually transmitted infections appear to be an increasing problem in several European countries, especially among teenagers 16-19 years old. This may indicate [...]

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Getting to know the young person of the 21th century better in his relationship with the media will allow us to understand his daily life in different ways and the meanings he gives to situations, places and events. And therefore we´ll be able to create spaces for learning, dialogue [...]