Is Reality TV Ruining Our Society?

PITTSBURGH (NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA) — It’s a new television season, and that means new reality TV shows.

It seems like almost every reality TV show is based on backstabbing, being overly critical or judgmental, winning at all costs, being argumentative, or just being bizarre, but is all this exaggerated reality becoming detrimental to you, the viewer?

Dr. Patton Van Nickell, psychiatrist for West Penn Allegheny Health System, talks to KDKA AM’s Larry and John about what adverse effects these shows have on our culture and ourselves.

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