Is Watching ‘13 Reasons Why’ Bad for Teens?
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 2&3, March 2019
Topics: Research Update
Pavan Madan, MD
13 Reasons Why, a popular Netflix series, stirred controversy when it portrayed the bullying and suicide of a teenager. Although the program increased awareness of these issues, some clinicians argued that it glamorized suicide and would be detrimental to vulnerable viewers.