James Sargent

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is there an association between seeing incidents of alcohol or drug use in films and young Scottish adults' own alcohol or drug use? A cross sectional study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:259. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to movie smoking among US adolescents aged 10 to 14 years: a population estimate
    James D Sargent
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1167-76. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking in film and impact on adolescent smoking: with special reference to European adolescents
    J D Sargent
    Unit of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 58:27-45. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of calcium glycerophosphate-supplemented infant formula to prevent lead absorption
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1224-30. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking in movies: impact on adolescent smoking
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Adolesc Med Clin 16:345-70, ix. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of parental R-rated movie restriction on adolescent smoking initiation: a prospective study
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Pediatrics 114:149-56. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of cigarette promotions on smoking uptake among adolescents
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, New Hampshire, USA
    Prev Med 30:320-7. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Does parental disapproval of smoking prevent adolescents from becoming established smokers?
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1256-62. 2001
  9. pmc The association between state housing policy and lead poisoning in children
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1690-5. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint The incidence and context of tobacco use in popular movies from 1988 to 1997
    Madeline A Dalton
    Department of Pediatrics and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Prev Med 34:516-23. 2002

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Publications34

  1. pmc Is there an association between seeing incidents of alcohol or drug use in films and young Scottish adults' own alcohol or drug use? A cross sectional study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:259. 2011
    ..To date no studies have reported on film images of recreational drug use and young people's own drug use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to movie smoking among US adolescents aged 10 to 14 years: a population estimate
    James D Sargent
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1167-76. 2007
    ..Several studies have linked seeing smoking in movies with adolescent smoking, but none have determined how much movie smoking adolescents see...
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking in film and impact on adolescent smoking: with special reference to European adolescents
    J D Sargent
    Unit of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 58:27-45. 2006
    ..There is a real need for studies to be conducted in European and other populations to better understand the global reach of smoking in American film, since over half of box office revenues come from outside the United States...
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of calcium glycerophosphate-supplemented infant formula to prevent lead absorption
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1224-30. 1999
    ..Although additional dietary calcium is recommended frequently to reduce the risk of lead poisoning, its role in preventing lead absorption has not been evaluated clinically...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking in movies: impact on adolescent smoking
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Adolesc Med Clin 16:345-70, ix. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of parental R-rated movie restriction on adolescent smoking initiation: a prospective study
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Pediatrics 114:149-56. 2004
    ..To determine if young adolescents who report that their parents restrict viewing R-rated movies have a lower risk of trying smoking in the future...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of cigarette promotions on smoking uptake among adolescents
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, New Hampshire, USA
    Prev Med 30:320-7. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between receptivity to cigarette promotions and smoking uptake in a cohort of adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does parental disapproval of smoking prevent adolescents from becoming established smokers?
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1256-62. 2001
    ..To evaluate the hypothesis that adolescents are less likely to smoke if their parents voice strong disapproval of smoking...
  9. pmc The association between state housing policy and lead poisoning in children
    J D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1690-5. 1999
    ..This study examined the effect of an active program of household lead paint hazard abatement, applied over 22 years, on childhood lead poisoning in Massachusetts...
  10. ncbi request reprint The incidence and context of tobacco use in popular movies from 1988 to 1997
    Madeline A Dalton
    Department of Pediatrics and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Prev Med 34:516-23. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to describe tobacco use in a large representative sample of movies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parental rules and monitoring of children's movie viewing associated with children's risk for smoking and drinking
    Madeline A Dalton
    Hood Center for Children and Families, Community Health Research Program, HB 7465, Dartmouth Medical School, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1932-42. 2006
    ..We examined the role of parents in monitoring and limiting children's movie exposure and whether or not this was associated with a lower risk of adolescent smoking and drinking...
  12. pmc Prevalence of smoking among major movie characters: 1996-2004
    Keilah A Worth
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Tob Control 15:442-6. 2006
    ..Reports of a relationship between watching smoking in movies and smoking among adolescents have prompted greater scrutiny of smoking in movies by the public health community...
  13. pmc Exposure to smoking in popular contemporary movies and youth smoking in Germany
    Reiner Hanewinkel
    Institute for Therapy and Health Research, IFT Nord, Düsternbrooker Weg 2, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Am J Prev Med 32:466-73. 2007
    ..Studies have linked exposure to movie smoking and smoking initiation among adolescents in the United States, but there has been only one published study of adolescents outside the U.S...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exposure to alcohol use in motion pictures and teen drinking in Germany
    Reiner Hanewinkel
    Institute for Therapy and Health Research, Düsternbrooker Weg 2, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1068-77. 2007
    ..To assess whether movie alcohol exposure is associated with alcohol use during early adolescence...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exposure to smoking depictions in movies: its association with established adolescent smoking
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:849-56. 2007
    ..To assess the association between exposure to movie smoking and established adolescent smoking...
  16. ncbi request reprint Movie exposure to smoking cues and adolescent smoking onset: a test for mediation through peer affiliations
    Thomas A Wills
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Health Psychol 26:769-76. 2007
    ..To determine whether the effect of movie exposure to smoking on adolescent smoking onset is mediated through increased affiliation with peers who smoke...
  17. doi request reprint Exposure to smoking in internationally distributed American movies and youth smoking in Germany: a cross-cultural cohort study
    Reiner Hanewinkel
    Institute for Therapy and Health Research, Düsternbrooker Weg 2, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Pediatrics 121:e108-17. 2008
    ..Studies of US adolescents have linked exposure to movie smoking with smoking behavior. It is unclear whether European adolescents are also responsive to movie tobacco imagery...
  18. pmc Movie smoking exposure and smoking onset: a longitudinal study of mediation processes in a representative sample of U.S. adolescents
    Thomas A Wills
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:269-77. 2008
    ..Tests for gender differences indicated that girls showed larger effects of movie exposure for some variables. Implications for policy and prevention research are discussed...
  19. pmc Exposure to smoking imagery in popular films and adolescent smoking in Mexico
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:95-102. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Exposure of US adolescents to extremely violent movies
    Keilah A Worth
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Pediatrics 122:306-12. 2008
    ..Despite concerns about exposure to violent media, there are few data on youth exposure to violent movies. In this study we examined such exposure among young US adolescents...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association between television, movie, and video game exposure and school performance
    Iman Sharif
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital at Montefiore Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1061-70. 2006
    ..The relationship between media exposure and school performance has not been studied extensively in adolescents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tobacco promotion and the initiation of tobacco use: assessing the evidence for causality
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e1237-48. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether there is evidence of a causal link between exposure to tobacco promotion and the initiation of tobacco use by children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adolescent exposure to extremely violent movies
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:449-54. 2002
    ..To determine exposure of young adolescents to extremely violent movies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control for clinicians who treat adolescents
    James D Sargent
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:102-23. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Modifying exposure to smoking depicted in movies: a novel approach to preventing adolescent smoking
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:643-8. 2003
    ..Most behavioral approaches to adolescent smoking address the behavior directly. We explore an indirect approach: modifying exposure to portrayals of smoking in movies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of viewing smoking in movies on adolescent smoking initiation: a cohort study
    Madeline A Dalton
    Department of Paediatrics, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon 03756, USA
    Lancet 362:281-5. 2003
    ..Exposure to smoking in movies has been linked with adolescent smoking initiation in cross-sectional studies. We undertook a prospective study to ascertain whether exposure to smoking in movies predicts smoking initiation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Viewing tobacco use in movies: does it shape attitudes that mediate adolescent smoking?
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:137-45. 2002
    ..This study examines, for the first time, the association between viewing tobacco use in movies and attitudes toward smoking among children who have never smoked a cigarette...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relation between parental restrictions on movies and adolescent use of tobacco and alcohol
    Madeline A Dalton
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:1-10. 2002
    ..Viewing smoking and drinking in movies may prompt adolescents to initiate these behaviors. Movies with R ratings contain more smoking than do movies in all other rating categories...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of cigarettes and alcohol by preschoolers while role-playing as adults: "Honey, have some smokes"
    Madeline A Dalton
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:854-9. 2005
    ..To examine preschoolers' attitudes, expectations, and perceptions of tobacco and alcohol use...
  30. ncbi request reprint Exposure to movie smoking: its relation to smoking initiation among US adolescents
    James D Sargent
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1183-91. 2005
    ..Regional studies have linked exposure to movie smoking with adolescent smoking. We examined this association in a representative US sample...
  31. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use in motion pictures and its relation with early-onset teen drinking
    James D Sargent
    Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:54-65. 2006
    ..Our aims were to assess drinking in a sample of popular contemporary movies and to examine the association of movie alcohol exposure with early-onset drinking in an adolescent sample...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ownership of alcohol-branded merchandise and initiation of teen drinking
    Auden C McClure
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:277-83. 2006
    ....
  33. pmc Tobacco brand appearances in movies before and after the master settlement agreement
    Anna M Adachi-Mejia
    JAMA 293:2341-2. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Smoking, exercise and dietary behaviors among mothers of elementary school-aged children in a rural North Carolina county
    Elizabeth C Tilson
    Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Rural Health 18:547-55. 2002
    ..Health promotion activities that address multiple risk factors and involve children are needed by young families in rural communities...

Research Grants25

  1. Visual Media Influences on Adolescent Smoking Behavior (YR 9 Supplement)
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Because U.S. movies are marketed and distributed all over the world, this research could have far-reaching public health implications for adolescents everywhere. ..
  2. Media Influences on Early Onset Alcohol Use
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The work will be conducted by an interdisciplinary, team with expertise in substance use theory and analytic procedures. ..
  3. Media Influences on Early Onset Alcohol Use
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Because exposure to alcohol in movies is universal, reducing such exposure could have major public health implications. ..
  4. Visual Media Influences on Adolescent Smoking Behavior (Y10-14 Renewal)
    James D Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because U.S. movies are marketed and distributed all over the world, this research could have far-reaching public health implications for adolescents everywhere. ..
  5. Visual Media Influences on Adolescent Smoking Behavior (Y10-14 Renewal)
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Media Influences on Early Onset Alcohol Use
    James D Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because exposure to alcohol in movies is universal, reducing such exposure could have major public health implications. ..
  7. VISUAL MEDIA INFLUENCES ON ADOLESCENT SMOKING BEHAVIOR
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. adolescents, data from this survey will enable us to determine the number of cases of youth smoking in the United States that are attributable to exposure to tobacco use in popular, contemporary movies. ..
  8. Preventing Teen Smoking by Restricting Movie Exposure
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..S. adolescents, data from this survey will enable us to determine the number of cases of youth smoking in the United States that are attributable to exposure to tobacco use in popular, contemporary movies. ..
  9. VISUAL MEDIA INFLUENCES ON ADOLESCENT SMOKING BEHAVIOR
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This index predicts an adolescent's risk of becoming a smoker in the future. Secondary outcome measures will include variables measuring perceived utility of smoking and whether adolescents view smoking as normative behavior. ..
  10. Visual Media Influences on Adolescent Smoking Behavior (Y10-14 Renewal)
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Because U.S. movies are marketed and distributed all over the world, this research could have far-reaching public health implications for adolescents everywhere. ..