Metal Makes Kids Mental?

10/20/2011
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(Rock News Desk) A music therapy expert has warned that kids aged between 13 and 18 who continually listen to one heavy metal track or album could be in danger of developing mental illness.

And she's called on parents to watch for the behaviour because it could even be an early warning of suicidal tendencies.

Dr Katrina McFerran, a senior lecturer at Melbourne University, has spent five years studying kids' listening patterns, in a study which involved in-depth interviews with 50 teenagers and a survey of 1000 others. [Read more as you ponder the legion of metal fans from the 70s, 80s and 90s that committed suicide and suffered mental illness.... must be mp3s]

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