Judith P McCool

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perceived social and media influences on tobacco use among Samoan youth
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Science University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 14:1100. 2014
  2. pmc Trade and health in Samoa: views from the insiders
    Jacinta Fa'alili-Fidow
    Pacific Health, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, Private Bag, 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 14:309. 2014
  3. pmc Human leptospirosis in The Federated States of Micronesia: a hospital-based febrile illness survey
    Susannah Colt
    Office of the WHO Representative in Papua New Guinea, World Health Organization, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    BMC Infect Dis 14:186. 2014
  4. pmc A cross-sectional analysis of how young adults perceive tobacco brands: implications for FCTC signatories
    Philip Gendall
    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:796. 2012
  5. pmc Supporting Pacific Island countries to strengthen their resistance to tobacco industry interference in tobacco control: a case study of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, 22 Princes Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:3424-34. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Crossing the smoking divide for young adults: expressions of stigma and identity among smokers and nonsmokers
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:552-6. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Graphic warning labels on plain cigarette packs: will they make a difference to adolescents?
    Judith McCool
    University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 74:1269-73. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Media reporting of global health issues and events in New Zealand daily newspapers
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland
    Health Promot J Austr 22:228-30. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Youth opinions of tobacco control in New Zealand: support for specific measures and the relationship with smoking behaviors among 14-15-year-olds
    Amanda Smith
    Social and Community Health, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:479-85. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint "Punching above its weight": why New Zealand must maintain leadership in global health
    Judith McCool
    Global Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:64-8. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Perceived social and media influences on tobacco use among Samoan youth
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Science University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 14:1100. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to develop an understanding of the social cultural and media drivers to tobacco uptake and use among young Samoans to contribute to the design of effective tobacco control intervention...
  2. pmc Trade and health in Samoa: views from the insiders
    Jacinta Fa'alili-Fidow
    Pacific Health, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, Private Bag, 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 14:309. 2014
    ..The purpose of this paper is to portray the views of key stakeholders on the potential impacts of Samoa's free trade negotiations and agreements, on health and wellbeing in Samoa...
  3. pmc Human leptospirosis in The Federated States of Micronesia: a hospital-based febrile illness survey
    Susannah Colt
    Office of the WHO Representative in Papua New Guinea, World Health Organization, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    BMC Infect Dis 14:186. 2014
    ..This hospital-based serologic survey sought to estimate the burden of leptospirosis, collect information relating to associated factors, and assess the leptospirosis point-of-care rapid diagnostic test (RDT) commonly used in FSM...
  4. pmc A cross-sectional analysis of how young adults perceive tobacco brands: implications for FCTC signatories
    Philip Gendall
    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:796. 2012
    ..To test whether tobacco packaging functions as advertising by communicating attractive and distinctive brand attributes, we explored how young adult smokers and non-smokers interpreted familiar and unfamiliar tobacco brands...
  5. pmc Supporting Pacific Island countries to strengthen their resistance to tobacco industry interference in tobacco control: a case study of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, 22 Princes Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:3424-34. 2013
    ..Key determinants of progress included a motivated and engaged Ministry of Health, active civil society group or champion and access to media to prepare tobacco industry related material to stimulate public and policy sector debate. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Crossing the smoking divide for young adults: expressions of stigma and identity among smokers and nonsmokers
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:552-6. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Graphic warning labels on plain cigarette packs: will they make a difference to adolescents?
    Judith McCool
    University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 74:1269-73. 2012
    ..In the context of a comprehensive tobacco control programme, graphic warning labels on plain cigarette packaging present an explicit message about the risks (to health and image) associated with cigarette smoking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Media reporting of global health issues and events in New Zealand daily newspapers
    Judith McCool
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland
    Health Promot J Austr 22:228-30. 2011
    ..In light of the potential role of media as an advocacy tool for global health, we examined how global health issues are represented in mainstream media in New Zealand...
  9. ncbi request reprint Youth opinions of tobacco control in New Zealand: support for specific measures and the relationship with smoking behaviors among 14-15-year-olds
    Amanda Smith
    Social and Community Health, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:479-85. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the attitudes of young people toward tobacco control and explore the association between these attitudes and both smoking intentions and behavior...
  10. ncbi request reprint "Punching above its weight": why New Zealand must maintain leadership in global health
    Judith McCool
    Global Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:64-8. 2011
    ..Involvement fits with our responsibilities and commitments in the Pacific region and our wider interests, including ethical international trade, security, global alliances and the fundamental protection of health...
  11. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of opinions related to the tobacco industry and their association with smoking status amongst 14-15 year old teenagers in New Zealand
    Judith McCool
    Section of Social and Community Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 90219, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:34-43. 2011
    ..Given this low profile of the tobacco industry and the predominance of measures to reduce demand we were interested in teenage perceptions of the tobacco industry in New Zealand...
  12. ncbi request reprint Do parents have any influence over how young people appraise tobacco images in the media?
    Judith McCool
    Social and Community Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adolesc Health 48:170-5. 2011
    ..Tendencies to appraise smokers in media in positive, negative, and empathic ways may play a role in the social and familial dynamics influencing smoking intentions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outdoor workers' perceptions of the risks of excess sun-exposure
    Judith P McCool
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Occup Health 51:404-11. 2009
    ..We also examined the relationship between perceived skin type and perceived risk of developing skin cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Taking a risk perception approach to improving beach swimming safety
    J McCool
    University of Auckland, Auckland Mail Centre, New Zealand
    Int J Behav Med 16:360-6. 2009
    ..Beach swimming is generally associated with a healthy lifestyle, yet the risk of drowning is universally significant...
  15. ncbi request reprint The influence of smoking imagery on the smoking intentions of young people: testing a media interpretation model
    Judith P McCool
    Health Psychology Department, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adolesc Health 36:475-85. 2005
    ..To assess a theoretical model of adolescents' exposure to films, perceptions of smoking imagery in film, and smoking intentions...
  16. pmc Stereotyping the smoker: adolescents' appraisals of smokers in film
    J P McCool
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 13:308-14. 2004
    ..To assess the relation between demographic factors and film smoking stereotypes in adolescents and the potential influence of smoker stereotypes on smoking susceptibility...
  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking behaviour and expectations among Auckland adolescents
    Judith McCool
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U478. 2003
    ..To compare the relationships of age level, gender, smoking status and ethnicity with Form Two and Form Six students' beliefs about smoking and their familial smoking behaviour...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adolescent perceptions of smoking imagery in film
    J P McCool
    Health Psychology Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 52:1577-87. 2001
    ..Smoking imagery in film may play a critical role in reinforcing cultural interpretations of tobacco use, such as its role as a means of stress relief, development of self-image and as a marker of adult independence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Interpretations of smoking in film by older teenagers
    Judith P McCool
    Health Psychology and Practitioner Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 56:1023-32. 2003
    ..In contrast with younger adolescent, older teens tend to draw upon their own experience with tobacco use when interpreting smoking images in film...