Amy Bleakley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Violent film characters' portrayal of alcohol, sex, and tobacco-related behaviors
    Amy Bleakley
    202 South 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Pediatrics 133:71-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between parents' and children's television viewing
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e364-71. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Trends of sexual and violent content by gender in top-grossing U.S. films, 1950-2006
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:73-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Public opinion on sex education in US schools
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1151-6. 2006
  5. pmc An assessment of the relationship between condom labels and HIV-related beliefs and intentions
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:452-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Check out that body: a community awareness campaign in New York City
    Amy Bleakley
    The Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Prim Prev 29:331-9. 2008
  7. pmc How sources of sexual information relate to adolescents' beliefs about sex
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:37-48. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Using the Integrative Model to explain how exposure to sexual media content influences adolescent sexual behavior
    Amy Bleakley
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 38:530-40. 2011
  9. pmc A model of adolescents' seeking of sexual content in their media choices
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    J Sex Res 48:309-15. 2011
  10. pmc Estimating the longitudinal association between adolescent sexual behavior and exposure to sexual media content
    Michael Hennessy
    Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Sex Res 46:586-96. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Violent film characters' portrayal of alcohol, sex, and tobacco-related behaviors
    Amy Bleakley
    202 South 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Pediatrics 133:71-7. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that violent characters engage in other risk behaviors equally often in films rated appropriate for children over 12 (PG-13) and Restricted (R)-rated films...
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between parents' and children's television viewing
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e364-71. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Trends of sexual and violent content by gender in top-grossing U.S. films, 1950-2006
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:73-9. 2012
    ..Because popular media such as movies can both reflect and contribute to changes in cultural norms and values, we examined gender differences and trends in the portrayal of sexual and violent content in top-grossing films from 1950 to 2006...
  4. ncbi request reprint Public opinion on sex education in US schools
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1151-6. 2006
    ..To examine US public opinion on sex education in schools to determine how the public's preferences align with those of policymakers and research scientists...
  5. pmc An assessment of the relationship between condom labels and HIV-related beliefs and intentions
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:452-8. 2008
    ..In contrast, from an HIV prevention perspective, the CDC condom language appears to offer a better alternative to the current condom label for unmarried populations...
  6. doi request reprint Check out that body: a community awareness campaign in New York City
    Amy Bleakley
    The Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Prim Prev 29:331-9. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc How sources of sexual information relate to adolescents' beliefs about sex
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:37-48. 2009
    ..To examine how sources of sexual information are associated with adolescents' behavioral, normative, and control beliefs about having sexual intercourse using the integrative model of behavior change...
  8. doi request reprint Using the Integrative Model to explain how exposure to sexual media content influences adolescent sexual behavior
    Amy Bleakley
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 38:530-40. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc A model of adolescents' seeking of sexual content in their media choices
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    J Sex Res 48:309-15. 2011
    ..Path analysis demonstrate that seeking sexual content is well-predicted by intentions to seek, and intentions are primarily driven by perceived normative pressure to seek sexual content...
  10. pmc Estimating the longitudinal association between adolescent sexual behavior and exposure to sexual media content
    Michael Hennessy
    Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Sex Res 46:586-96. 2009
    ..Although changes in exposure to sex content are highly associated with changes in sexual behavior among Whites, there is little or no association between changes in these variables among Blacks...
  11. pmc Differentiating between precursor and control variables when analyzing reasoned action theories
    Michael Hennessy
    Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:225-36. 2010
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  12. pmc Validating an index of adolescent sexual behavior using psychosocial theory and social trait correlates
    Michael Hennessy
    Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:321-31. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of parents' intention to limit children's television viewing
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 202 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 35:525-32. 2013
    ..We use a reasoned action approach to identify the determinants and beliefs associated with parents' intention to limit their children's television viewing...
  14. doi request reprint Beliefs associated with intention to ban smoking in households with smokers
    Michael Hennessy
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:69-77. 2014
    ..This study identifies barriers to instituting household smoking bans and beliefs that are positively and negatively related to smoking bans in households with smokers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Attitudinal and contextual factors associated with discussion of sexual issues during adolescent health visits
    Cheryl R Merzel
    Center for Applied Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:108-15. 2004
    ..To examine attitudinal and contextual factors associated with the occurrence of sexual health assessments during adolescent primary care visits...