Scary Images and Their Impact on Children

by Richard Stengel | Time | July 29, 2010

The latest issue of Time magazine features on its cover a graphic picture of an Afghan young women whose nose has been cut-off  by the Taliban. Young children can’t always understand scary images they see in the media and parents need to understand that those images may have an impact on children.
CMCH Director, Dr. Michael Rich believes that children will find these images very scary and distressing; they can been seen as “a symbol of bad things that can happen to people.”
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