D Romer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Older Versus Newer Media and the Well-being of United States Youth: Results From a National Longitudinal Panel
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 52:613-9. 2013
  2. pmc Desire versus efficacy in smokers' paradoxical reactions to pictorial health warnings for cigarettes
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54937. 2013
  3. pmc Does adolescent risk taking imply weak executive function? A prospective study of relations between working memory performance, impulsivity, and risk taking in early adolescence
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Dev Sci 14:1119-33. 2011
  4. pmc Can adolescents learn self-control? Delay of gratification in the development of control over risk taking
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Prev Sci 11:319-30. 2010
  5. pmc Adolescent risk taking, impulsivity, and brain development: implications for prevention
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center University of Pennsylvania, 202 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:263-76. 2010
  6. pmc Mass media as an HIV-prevention strategy: using culturally sensitive messages to reduce HIV-associated sexual behavior of at-risk African American youth
    Daniel Romer
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 202 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2150-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Reducing the stigma of mental illness among adolescents and young adults: the effects of treatment information
    Daniel Romer
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, The Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    J Health Commun 13:742-58. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A biosocial-affect model of adolescent sensation seeking: the role of affect evaluation and peer-group influence in adolescent drug use
    Daniel Romer
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market St, Suite 550, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Prev Sci 8:89-101. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Do adolescents appreciate the risks of smoking? Evidence from a national survey
    D Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6220, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:12-21. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Feelings about risk and the epidemic diffusion of adolescent sexual behavior
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6220, USA
    Prev Sci 4:39-53. 2003

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Older Versus Newer Media and the Well-being of United States Youth: Results From a National Longitudinal Panel
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 52:613-9. 2013
    ..To determine the effects of both older and newer media use on academic, social, and mental health outcomes in adolescents and young adults...
  2. pmc Desire versus efficacy in smokers' paradoxical reactions to pictorial health warnings for cigarettes
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54937. 2013
    ..The model suggests that pictorial warnings are effective for smokers with stronger quit-efficacy beliefs and provides guidance for how cigarette warnings and tobacco control strategies can be designed to help smokers quit...
  3. pmc Does adolescent risk taking imply weak executive function? A prospective study of relations between working memory performance, impulsivity, and risk taking in early adolescence
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Dev Sci 14:1119-33. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Can adolescents learn self-control? Delay of gratification in the development of control over risk taking
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Prev Sci 11:319-30. 2010
    ..The findings support the conclusion that a complete understanding of the development of self-control must consider individual differences not easily explained by universal trends in brain maturation...
  5. pmc Adolescent risk taking, impulsivity, and brain development: implications for prevention
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center University of Pennsylvania, 202 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:263-76. 2010
    ..Continued translational research will help to identify strategies that protect youth as they transition to adulthood...
  6. pmc Mass media as an HIV-prevention strategy: using culturally sensitive messages to reduce HIV-associated sexual behavior of at-risk African American youth
    Daniel Romer
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 202 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2150-9. 2009
    ..The results from an ongoing HIV-prevention trial implemented in 2 medium-sized cities in the United States illustrate the effectiveness of this intervention approach...
  7. doi request reprint Reducing the stigma of mental illness among adolescents and young adults: the effects of treatment information
    Daniel Romer
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, The Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    J Health Commun 13:742-58. 2008
    ..The results indicate that messages focusing on persons who have been successfully treated are part of a promising strategy for reducing the stigma of mental illness in young people...
  8. ncbi request reprint A biosocial-affect model of adolescent sensation seeking: the role of affect evaluation and peer-group influence in adolescent drug use
    Daniel Romer
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market St, Suite 550, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Prev Sci 8:89-101. 2007
    ..Implications for the prevention of risky adolescent behavior are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Do adolescents appreciate the risks of smoking? Evidence from a national survey
    D Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6220, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:12-21. 2001
    ..Estimates of objective risks that can be compared with epidemiologic evidence suggest that adolescents overstate the risks. Ratings of personal risk suggest the opposite...
  10. ncbi request reprint Feelings about risk and the epidemic diffusion of adolescent sexual behavior
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6220, USA
    Prev Sci 4:39-53. 2003
    ..Interventions that focus on adolescents' feelings toward risk behavior can help to limit the diffusion of risk behavior in high-risk urban environments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parental influence on adolescent sexual behavior in high-poverty settings
    D Romer
    Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 3246, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1055-62. 1999
    ..African American adolescents living in high-poverty urban settings are at increased risk for early sexual initiation and sexually transmitted diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about the risks of smoking mediate the relationship between exposure to smoking and smoking
    Daniel Rodriguez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:106-13. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Relation between newspaper coverage of 'light' cigarette litigation and beliefs about 'lights' among American adolescents and young adults: the impact on risk perceptions and quitting intentions
    Sally M Dunlop
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Centre, University of Pennsylvania, 202 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Tob Control 19:267-73. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Do films about mentally disturbed characters promote ineffective coping in vulnerable youth?
    Patrick E Jamieson
    The Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market St, Suite 550, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    J Adolesc 29:749-60. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that exposure to fictional depictions of characters failing to get help for mental disorders may have long-term effects on depressed and suicidal youth...
  15. doi request reprint Adolescent and young adult crash risk: sensation seeking, substance use propensity and substance use behaviors
    Sally M Dunlop
    Annenberg Public Policy Centre, Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:90-2. 2010
    ..Substance use propensity was associated with sensation seeking, suggesting that increased crash risk for these youth is likely a result of general risk-taking tendencies...
  16. doi request reprint Using culture-centered qualitative formative research to design broadcast messages for HIV prevention for African American adolescents
    Jennifer R Horner
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Health Commun 13:309-25. 2008
    ..We demonstrate how competing narratives identified in the analysis can be featured in radio and television messages advocating healthy behavior by modeling risk-reducing negotiation skills...
  17. pmc Executive cognitive functions and impulsivity as correlates of risk taking and problem behavior in preadolescents
    Daniel Romer
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:2916-26. 2009
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  18. 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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  19. pmc Condom failure: examining the objective and cultural meanings expressed in interviews with African American adolescents
    Sharon R Sznitman
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Sex Res 46:309-18. 2009
    ..Third, it may serve as an explanation for males who deceive their partners into having unprotected sex. The findings are discussed with regard to their implications for HIV or STD prevention and research...
  20. doi request reprint Withdrawal (coitus interruptus) as a sexual risk reduction strategy: perspectives from African-American adolescents
    Jennifer R Horner
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:779-87. 2009
    ..Beliefs about withdrawal as a gendered skill and as a sign of trust may undermine some adolescents' attempts to negotiate condom use for protection against STIs...
  21. pmc The impact of community-based sexually transmitted infection screening results on sexual risk behaviors of African American adolescents
    Sharon R Sznitman
    Adolescent Risk Communication Institute, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 202 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:12-9. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint Gambling initiation in preadolescents
    Hallam Hurt
    Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:91-3. 2008
    ..Gamblers were more likely to be white, have tried alcohol, have positive affect toward gambling, and have friends who gamble...
  23. pmc Advancing prevention research on the role of culture in suicide prevention
    Sean Joe
    School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:354-62. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint The impact and acceptability of Canadian-style cigarette warning labels among U.S. smokers and nonsmokers
    Ellen Peters
    Decision Research, and Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences, University of Oregon, OR 97401, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:473-81. 2007
    ..A majority of both smokers and nonsmokers endorsed the use of Canadian labels in the United States. Canadian-style warnings should be adopted in the United States as part of the country's overall tobacco control strategy...
  25. pmc Suicide acceptability is related to suicide planning in U.S. adolescents and young adults
    Sean Joe
    School of Social Work at the University of Michigan, 1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:165-78. 2007
    ..001). Future behavioral prevention and intervention research should take into consideration adolescents' and young adults' approval of suicide as a risk factor for taking their own lives...

Research Grants2