Melanie Gold

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prescribing and managing oral contraceptive pills and emergency contraception for adolescents
    M A Gold
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 46:695-718. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Body art: attitudes and practices regarding body piercing among urban undergraduates
    Cindy M Schorzman
    Student Health Center, California State University, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819 6045, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:432-8. 2007
  3. pmc Association of cigarette smoking and media literacy about smoking among adolescents
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:465-72. 2006
  4. pmc Development and validation of a smoking media literacy scale for adolescents
    Brian A Primack
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Ste 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:369-74. 2006
  5. pmc Degrading and non-degrading sex in popular music: a content analysis
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:593-600. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Body piercing practices and attitudes among urban adolescents
    Melanie A Gold
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Adolesc Health 36:352.e17-24. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescents define sexual orientation and suggest ways to measure it
    Mark S Friedman
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, 302 Bellefield Towers, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Adolesc 27:303-17. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of advance provision of emergency contraception on adolescent women's sexual and contraceptive behaviors
    Melanie A Gold
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:87-96. 2004
  9. doi request reprint The initial adolescent preventive care visit
    Kristin Delisi
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:190-204. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The contraceptive vaginal ring: female adolescents' knowledge, attitudes and plans for use
    Alexandra S Carey
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Contraception 76:444-50. 2007

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Prescribing and managing oral contraceptive pills and emergency contraception for adolescents
    M A Gold
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 46:695-718. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint Body art: attitudes and practices regarding body piercing among urban undergraduates
    Cindy M Schorzman
    Student Health Center, California State University, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819 6045, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:432-8. 2007
    ..To describe the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of young adults toward body piercing...
  3. pmc Association of cigarette smoking and media literacy about smoking among adolescents
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:465-72. 2006
    ..To determine whether media literacy concerning tobacco use is independently associated with two clinically relevant outcome measures in adolescents: current smoking and susceptibility to smoking...
  4. pmc Development and validation of a smoking media literacy scale for adolescents
    Brian A Primack
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Ste 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:369-74. 2006
    ..To develop a smoking media literacy (SML) scale by using empiric survey data from a large sample of high school students and to assess reliability and criterion validity of the scale...
  5. pmc Degrading and non-degrading sex in popular music: a content analysis
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:593-600. 2008
    ..We also aimed to determine if sexual references of each subtype were associated with other song characteristics and/or content...
  6. ncbi request reprint Body piercing practices and attitudes among urban adolescents
    Melanie A Gold
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Adolesc Health 36:352.e17-24. 2005
    ..This article describes adolescents' attitudes and practices toward body piercing and their awareness of associated health risks...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescents define sexual orientation and suggest ways to measure it
    Mark S Friedman
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, 302 Bellefield Towers, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Adolesc 27:303-17. 2004
    ..Participants did not perceive sexual behavior and self-identification as necessarily relevant. Preliminary items to measure sexual attraction were developed based on these adolescents' perceptions...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of advance provision of emergency contraception on adolescent women's sexual and contraceptive behaviors
    Melanie A Gold
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:87-96. 2004
    ..Advance provision of emergency contraception (EC) may increase timely access and improve effectiveness, but the impact on adolescent sexual and contraceptive behaviors is not known...
  9. doi request reprint The initial adolescent preventive care visit
    Kristin Delisi
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:190-204. 2008
    ..Physical screening should be combined with an assessment of the patient's environment and risk behaviors along with counseling on healthy behavior for both the patient and her parent or guardian...
  10. ncbi request reprint The contraceptive vaginal ring: female adolescents' knowledge, attitudes and plans for use
    Alexandra S Carey
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Contraception 76:444-50. 2007
    ..This study aimed to determine female adolescents' knowledge about the contraceptive vaginal ring and to assess their attitudes toward and consideration of ring use...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of using emergency contraception on reproductive health outcomes: a retrospective review in an urban adolescent clinic
    Holly E Stewart
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:313-8. 2003
    ..Using EC is not associated with increased risk for future STIs and pregnancy among adolescent girls. Requesting EC may initiate routine gynecologic care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use in teens: a threat to bone health?
    Melanie A Gold
    J Adolesc Health 35:427-9. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception: to the editor
    Melanie A Gold
    Pediatrics 117:1448-50; author reply 1450. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception
    Lee Ann E Conard
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Adolesc Med Clin 16:585-602. 2005
    ..Literature on the impact of the advance provision of emergency contraception on contracepting behaviors is reviewed, and behavior change counseling related to emergency contraception is described...
  15. ncbi request reprint Provision of emergency contraception to adolescents
    Melanie A Gold
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:67-70. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraceptive pills: a review of the recent literature
    Lee Ann E Conard
    Department of Pediatrics, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:389-95. 2004
    ..The purpose of this review is to inform the reader of new information published since early 2003 about emergency contraception, with a particular focus on issues of access...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preadmission patterns of physical activity in a sample of juvenile detainees
    Sergio R R Buzzini
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:354-7. 2005
    ..Overall, detained youth reported similar participation in physical activity, surpassing the student sample in some areas...

Research Grants5

  1. Computer-Aided Counseling to Prevent Teen Pregnancy/STDs
    Melanie Gold; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If proven effective, computer-assisted personalized motivational counseling could be broadly implemented as a method to decrease the incidence of unintended pregnancy and STDs among female adolescents. ..