Teen dating violence and music
Adolescents are not the only young consumers of popular music.A study with 100 fourth- through sixth-graders revealed that 98% of these children listened to popular music, 72% of them on “most days” or every day.
Since you can't always count on teens to stay away from guns, you have to keep guns away from them.
Reviewed By: Adolescent Interest Group Last Reviewed: August 2013Sources: Below are links PAMF accessed when researching this topic.
Keep in mind that teens don't always follow the rules.
Also, teens are attracted to guns and see guns as symbols of power.
As with popular music, the perception and the effect of music-video messages are important, because research has reported that exposure to violence, sexual messages, sexual stereotypes, and use of substances of abuse in music videos might produce significant changes in behaviors and attitudes of young viewers.