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These findings, to be presented today in Honolulu at a meeting of the American Psychological Association, are the latest to shed light on a problem that has only come out of the shadows in recent years.
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In this 2010 photo North Plainfield High School drama students Luis Salazar, right, as "C.
It used once to be taboo for children to kill children in stories: now it’s de rigueur.
When my daughter and son first became immersed in them, I worried that the fiction was amplifying their anxieties.