Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 223

Full Length Research Paper

A study on the effect of 13 Reasons Why on young adults with low self-esteem

P. Samuel Duraivel
  • P. Samuel Duraivel
  • Department of Media sciences, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai – India.
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R. Lavanya
  • R. Lavanya
  • Department of Media sciences, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai – India.
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  •  Received: 06 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 25 June 2019
  •  Published: 30 September 2019


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