mass media

Summary

Summary: Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.

Top Publications

  1. doi Use of mass media campaigns to change health behaviour
    Melanie A Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Lancet 376:1261-71. 2010
  2. ncbi Role of media reports in completed and prevented suicide: Werther v. Papageno effects
    Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
    Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Br J Psychiatry 197:234-43. 2010
  3. ncbi Can targeted HIV testing campaigns alter health-seeking behaviour?
    A McOwan
    Victoria Clinic for Sexual Health, London, UK
    AIDS Care 14:385-90. 2002
  4. doi Science communication. Interactions with the mass media
    Hans Peter Peters
    Program Group Humans Environment Technology, Forschungszentrum Julich, 52425 Julich, Germany
    Science 321:204-5. 2008
  5. doi The Influence of the National truth campaign on smoking initiation
    Matthew C Farrelly
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:379-84. 2009
  6. doi News media framing of childhood obesity in the United States from 2000 to 2009
    Colleen L Barry
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Hampton House 403, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 128:132-45. 2011
  7. pmc Contemporary neuroscience in the media
    Eric Racine
    Neuroethics Research Unit, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, 110 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1R7, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:725-33. 2010
  8. pmc The polarizing effect of news media messages about the social determinants of health
    Sarah E Gollust
    University of Pennsylvania, 3641 Locust Walk, Room 302, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2160-7. 2009
  9. ncbi South African national household survey of HIV/AIDS prevalence, behavioural risks and mass media impact--detailed methodology and response rate results
    Olive Shisana
    Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 94:283-8. 2004
  10. doi A 10-year systematic review of HIV/AIDS mass communication campaigns: Have we made progress?
    Seth M Noar
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0042, USA
    J Health Commun 14:15-42. 2009

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  1. doi Use of mass media campaigns to change health behaviour
    Melanie A Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Lancet 376:1261-71. 2010
    b>Mass media campaigns are widely used to expose high proportions of large populations to messages through routine uses of existing media, such as television, radio, and newspapers. Exposure to such messages is, therefore, generally passive...
  2. ncbi Role of media reports in completed and prevented suicide: Werther v. Papageno effects
    Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
    Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Br J Psychiatry 197:234-43. 2010
    ..Few studies have investigated the associations between specific media content and suicide rates. Even less is known about the possible preventive effects of suicide-related media content...
  3. ncbi Can targeted HIV testing campaigns alter health-seeking behaviour?
    A McOwan
    Victoria Clinic for Sexual Health, London, UK
    AIDS Care 14:385-90. 2002
    ..The results suggest that including detailed information about accessing testing services may be a vital ingredient in the success of media campaigns focusing on HIV testing...
  4. doi Science communication. Interactions with the mass media
    Hans Peter Peters
    Program Group Humans Environment Technology, Forschungszentrum Julich, 52425 Julich, Germany
    Science 321:204-5. 2008
  5. doi The Influence of the National truth campaign on smoking initiation
    Matthew C Farrelly
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:379-84. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a prominent national youth smoking-prevention campaign in the U.S. known as truth that was launched in February 2000...
  6. doi News media framing of childhood obesity in the United States from 2000 to 2009
    Colleen L Barry
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Hampton House 403, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 128:132-45. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Contemporary neuroscience in the media
    Eric Racine
    Neuroethics Research Unit, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, 110 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1R7, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:725-33. 2010
    ..We also discuss the impact of these findings on neuroscience and on the respective contributions of the social sciences and the biological sciences in contemporary psychiatry and mental health policy...
  8. pmc The polarizing effect of news media messages about the social determinants of health
    Sarah E Gollust
    University of Pennsylvania, 3641 Locust Walk, Room 302, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2160-7. 2009
    ..These results signify that increasing public awareness of the social determinants of health may not uniformly increase public support for policy action...
  9. ncbi South African national household survey of HIV/AIDS prevalence, behavioural risks and mass media impact--detailed methodology and response rate results
    Olive Shisana
    Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 94:283-8. 2004
    ..To describe the methodology used in a recent survey of HIV/AIDS in South Africa and to present the response rates...
  10. doi A 10-year systematic review of HIV/AIDS mass communication campaigns: Have we made progress?
    Seth M Noar
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0042, USA
    J Health Commun 14:15-42. 2009
    ..e., preexperimental) outcome evaluation designs. Implications of these results for improved design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV/AIDS campaign efforts are discussed...
  11. ncbi Multivariate causal attribution and cost-effectiveness of a national mass media campaign in the Philippines
    D Lawrence Kincaid
    Center for Communication Programs, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Health Commun 11:69-90. 2006
    ..amount of effect that can be attributed to the communication alone, however is problematical in full-coverage, mass media campaigns where the randomized control group design is not feasible...
  12. pmc The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 4:1. 2004
    ..In this article we describe how the Canadian print media reported the theoretical risk of blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)...
  13. ncbi Using mass media campaigns to promote voluntary counseling and HIV-testing services in Kenya
    Elizabeth Marum
    US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 22:2019-24. 2008
    ..From 2002 onwards, services were promoted by a four-phase professionally designed mass media campaign.
  14. ncbi Press releases by academic medical centers: not so academic?
    Steven Woloshin
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:613-8. 2009
    ..The news media are often criticized for exaggerated coverage of weak science. Press releases, a source of information for many journalists, might be a source of those exaggerations...
  15. ncbi News media coverage of screening mammography for women in their 40s and tamoxifen for primary prevention of breast cancer
    Lisa M Schwartz
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    JAMA 287:3136-42. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review
    J John Mann
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005
    ..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
  17. ncbi Changes in media reporting of suicide in Australia between 2000/01 and 2006/07
    Jane Pirkis
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Crisis 30:25-33. 2009
    ..To evaluate changes in Australian news media reporting of suicide between 2000/01 and 2006/07 against recommendations in the resource Reporting Suicide and Mental Illness...
  18. pmc Media as social influence: racial differences in the effects of peers and media on adolescent alcohol cognitions and consumption
    Frederick X Gibbons
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, NH 03755, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:649-59. 2010
    ..The results suggest media influence works in a similar manner to social influence and that Whites may be more susceptible to both types of influence...
  19. ncbi Process evaluation of the advertising campaign for the NSW Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service
    Blythe J O'Hara
    University of Sydney School of Public Health, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 22:68-71. 2011
    ..The challenge is to understand the pattern of advertising that is effective at generating public awareness and interest in using the new service...
  20. pmc 22 years on: the impact and relevance of the UK No Smoking Day
    L Owen
    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London, UK
    Tob Control 15:19-25. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact and relevance of the national awareness day "No Smoking Day" 22 years after it was launched...
  21. ncbi The effect of experimental presentation of thin media images on body satisfaction: a meta-analytic review
    Lisa M Groesz
    Department of Psychology, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio 43022 9623, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:1-16. 2002
    The effect of experimental manipulations of the thin beauty ideal, as portrayed in the mass media, on female body image was evaluated using meta-analysis.
  22. pmc Mass media and HIV/AIDS in China
    Li Li
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Community Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Health Commun 14:424-38. 2009
    Exposure to mass media related to HIV/AIDS has been linked to attitudinal and behavioral changes...
  23. doi Body image and eating disorders amongst Japanese adolescents. A review of the literature
    Naomi Chisuwa
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia
    Appetite 54:5-15. 2010
    ..Strategies for culturally appropriate prevention are discussed...
  24. pmc Media roles in suicide prevention: a systematic review
    Merike Sisask
    Central Behavior and Health Science, Estonian Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute ERSI, 39 Õie, Tallinn 11615, Estonia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:123-38. 2012
    ..However, online media can provide valuable innovative qualitative research material...
  25. doi Mass media campaigns to promote smoking cessation among adults: an integrative review
    Sarah Durkin
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 21:127-38. 2012
    This review summarises the impact of mass media campaigns on promoting quitting among adult smokers overall and for subgroups; the influence of campaign intensity and different channels; the effects of different message types.
  26. pmc Influence of medical journal press releases on the quality of associated newspaper coverage: retrospective cohort study
    Lisa M Schwartz
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    BMJ 344:d8164. 2012
    ..To determine whether the quality of press releases issued by medical journals can influence the quality of associated newspaper stories...
  27. doi The impact of media reporting of suicide on actual suicides in Taiwan, 2002-05
    Ying Yeh Chen
    Taipei City Psychiatric Centre, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:934-40. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi The effects of a celebrity suicide on suicide rates in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Affect Disord 93:245-52. 2006
    ..We have examined the impact on suicides following the death of a famous Hong Kong pop singer whose death from suicide by jumping from a height, occurred on 1st April 2003, and resulted in extensive and often dramatic media coverage...
  29. pmc What works in family planning interventions: a systematic review
    Lisa Mwaikambo
    Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 42:67-82. 2011
    ..Based on the review findings, we identify promising programmatic approaches and propose directions for future evaluation research of family planning interventions...
  30. doi Science priorities. Inappropriate use and portrayal of chimpanzees
    S R Ross
    Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Science 319:1487. 2008
  31. doi Using mass media and the Internet as tools to diagnose hepatitis C infections in the general population
    Freke R Zuure
    Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 40:345-52. 2011
    ..Many individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are undiagnosed...
  32. ncbi Lessons learned from public health mass media campaigns: marketing health in a crowded media world
    Whitney Randolph
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7368, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:419-37. 2004
    Every year, new public health mass media campaigns are launched attempting to change health behavior and improve health outcomes. These campaigns enter a crowded media environment filled with messages from competing sources...
  33. doi Mass media, stigma, and disclosure of HIV test results: multilevel analysis in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
    P L Hutchinson
    Department of International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:489-510. 2007
    In this article, we examine the role of mass media and interpersonal communication in affecting knowledge of HIV/AIDS, reducing stigma, using condoms, and increasing the likelihood of disclosing HIV test results to sexual partners and ..
  34. ncbi Understanding the characteristics of effective mass media campaigns for back pain and methodological challenges in evaluating their effects
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:74-80. 2008
    ..Workshop at the Low Back Pain Forum VIII: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain held in Amsterdam in June 2006...
  35. ncbi Health and media: an overview
    Clive Seale
    Department of Human Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex
    Sociol Health Illn 25:513-31. 2003
  36. pmc Effects of different types of antismoking ads on reducing disparities in smoking cessation among socioeconomic subgroups
    Sarah J Durkin
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Public Health 99:2217-23. 2009
    We assessed which types of mass media messages might reduce disparities in smoking prevalence among disadvantaged population subgroups.
  37. doi Effect of media reporting of the suicide of a singer in Taiwan: the case of Ivy Li
    Ying Yeh Chen
    Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:363-9. 2010
    ..This study investigates possible influences of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on subsequent suicide attempts and associated risk factors among suicide attempters...
  38. ncbi Long-term responses of higher and lower risk youths to smoking prevention interventions
    B S Flynn
    Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington 05401, USA
    Prev Med 26:389-94. 1997
    ..cigarette smoking are difficult to reach with conventional interventions but have substantial exposure to the mass media. This study is the first to show that smoking prevention messages presented through the mass media can have ..
  39. ncbi Successful participant recruitment strategies for an online smokeless tobacco cessation program
    Judith S Gordon
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S35-41. 2006
    ..The use of thematic mailings is novel in research settings. Recruitment of study participants went quickly and smoothly. Google ads and mailings to media outlets were the methods that recruited the highest number of participants...
  40. pmc Quality of pharmaceutical industry press releases based on original research
    Bindee Kuriya
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e2828. 2008
    ..Therefore, we sought to systematically examine pharmaceutical company press releases about original research for measures of quality...
  41. pmc Advocacy for public health: a primer
    S Chapman
    School of Public Health, A27 University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:361-5. 2004
    ..Public health advocacy is the strategic use of news media to advance a public policy initiative, often in the face of opposition...
  42. pmc Youth tobacco prevention mass media campaigns: past, present, and future directions
    M C Farrelly
    Tobacco Use Research Program, Health, Social and Economics Research, Research Triangle Institute, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Tob Control 12:i35-47. 2003
    ..In conclusion, we outline research needed to fill gaps in our existing knowledge and discuss future directions in tobacco countermarketing aimed at youth...
  43. ncbi Associations of mass media exposure with family planning attitudes and practices in Uganda
    Neeru Gupta
    MEASURE Evaluation Project, ORC Macro, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:19-31. 2003
    ..Some evidence of self-reported bias is found, and the pathways to fertility-related behavioral change appear different for women and men...
  44. ncbi Chemotherapy and information-seeking behaviour: characteristics of patients using mass-media information sources
    Linda D Muusses
    Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 21:993-1002. 2012
    ....
  45. doi In-depth investigation of interpersonal discussions in response to a safer sex mass media campaign
    Donald W Helme
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, USA
    Health Commun 26:366-78. 2011
    ..with 139 young adults about conversations that took place in the context of a large, televised safer sex mass media campaign...
  46. doi Media saturation, communication exposure and HIV stigma in Nigeria
    Stella Babalola
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1513-20. 2009
    ..The findings strongly suggest that media-based HIV programs constitute an effective strategy to combat HIV/AIDS-related stigma and should therefore be intensified in Nigeria...
  47. ncbi Predictors of exposure from an antimarijuana media campaign: outcome research assessing sensation seeking targeting
    Michael T Stephenson
    Department of Communication University of Missouri Columbia, 65211 2310, USA
    Health Commun 14:23-43. 2002
    ..Implications for designing future antimarijuana messages based on these findings are discussed...
  48. ncbi Mass media-induced availability bias in the clinical suspicion of West Nile fever
    Mayer Brezis
    Ann Intern Med 140:234-5. 2004
  49. pmc Australia's National Tobacco Campaign
    D Hill
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 12:ii9-14. 2003
  50. ncbi The "Silent Springs" of Rachel Carson: mass media and the origins of modern environmentalism
    G Kroll
    Department of History, Plattsburgh State University of New York, USA
    Public Underst Sci 10:403-20. 2001
    ....
  51. pmc Effects of mass media campaign exposure intensity and durability on quit attempts in a population-based cohort study
    M A Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Health Educ Res 26:988-97. 2011
    ..To assess the extent to which intensity and timing of televised anti-smoking advertising emphasizing the serious harms of smoking influences quit attempts...
  52. pmc Press-released papers are more downloaded and cited
    Simon Chapman
    Tob Control 16:71. 2007
  53. ncbi Advanced methods for evaluating the impact of family planning communication programs: evidence from Tanzania and Nepal
    Paul Hutchinson
    Department of International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 37:169-86. 2006
    ..Researchers should, therefore, pay close attention to the results of tests for endogeneity and identification that guide the appropriate use of the different methods...
  54. pmc Suicide coverage in U.S. newspapers following the publication of the media guidelines
    Phillip T Tatum
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:524-34. 2010
    ..Our findings, together with previous evidence, suggest the need for sustained dialogue with the media about suicide reporting...
  55. ncbi A computer simulation model of mass media interventions directed at tobacco use
    D T Levy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, and University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Prev Med 32:284-94. 2001
    The goal of this study was to develop a simulation model to examine the effects of tobacco control mass media interventions on smoking rates and smoking-attributable deaths.
  56. pmc Systematic review of mass media interventions designed to improve public recognition of stroke symptoms, emergency response and early treatment
    Jan Lecouturier
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:784. 2010
    b>Mass media interventions have been implemented to improve emergency response to stroke given the emergence of effective acute treatments, but their impact is unclear.
  57. ncbi Physiological responses to violence reported in the news
    Amanda J Ragonesi
    School of Professional Psychology, Pacific University, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 107:383-95. 2008
    ..The implications of the study and directions for research are discussed...
  58. ncbi Formative research to develop a mass media campaign to increase physical activity and nutrition in a multiethnic state
    Jay E Maddock
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    J Health Commun 13:208-15. 2008
    ..b>Mass media campaigns have tremendous promise for reaching large segments of the population to influence these behaviors...
  59. ncbi Impact of a mass media campaign upon calls to the New South Wales Hep C helpline
    Jack Chen
    Simpson Centre for Health Service Research, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:11-4. 2005
    This study evaluated the impact of a mass media campaign upon calls to the New South Wales Hep C Helpline.
  60. ncbi Evaluation of the PSAMAO "Roulez Protégé" mass media campaign in Burkina Faso. Prévention du SIDA sur les Axes Migratoires de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
    B Oleko Tambashe
    Department of International Health and Development and the Payson Center for International Development and Technology Transfer, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:33-48. 2003
    ..assesses the impact of the Prevention du SIDA sur les Axes Migratoires de l'Afrique de l'Ouest Roulez Protege mass media campaign in Burkina Faso on truckers' likelihood of talking with colleagues about HIV/AIDS, using condoms with ..
  61. pmc Overcoming methodological challenges in evaluating health communication campaigns: evidence from rural Bangladesh
    David K Guilkey
    Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gardner Hall, CB 3305, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3305, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 42:93-106. 2011
    ..We conclude that evaluations of health communication campaigns would benefit from methods such as estimation by FIML that address nonrandom exposure and program targeting...
  62. pmc Tobacco packaging and mass media campaigns: research needs for Articles 11 and 12 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
    David Hammond
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:817-31. 2013
    ..Articles 11 and 12 of the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control establish standards for two important forms of communication: packaging regulations (Article 11), and mass media campaigns (Article 12).
  63. ncbi Marvelous medicines and dangerous drugs: the representation of prescription medicine in the UK newsprint media
    Helen Prosser
    Centre for Public Health Research, University of Salford, UK
    Public Underst Sci 19:52-69. 2010
    ..Ideological paradigms in discourse assign patients as passive and disempowered while simultaneously privileging "expert" knowledge. This constructs a reality that marginalizes patients' participation in decision-making...
  64. ncbi Mass media, 'monsters' and mental health clients: the need for increased lobbying
    J R Cutcliffe
    Mental Health Nursing and Practice Development, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 8:315-21. 2001
    A review of the limited empirical and theoretical literature indicates that current mass media representations of mental health service users appear to emphasize violence, dangerousness and criminality...
  65. doi The African American Women and Mass Media campaign: a CDC breast cancer screening project
    Ingrid J Hall
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:1107-13. 2012
    ..Division of Cancer Prevention and Control designed, implemented, and evaluated the African American Women and Mass Media (AAMM) pilot campaign...
  66. ncbi Memory for news in young and old adults
    D A Frieske
    Department of Psychology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green 42101, USA
    Psychol Aging 14:90-8. 1999
    ..Findings support common-cause and generalized slowing views of memory impairment in old age...
  67. doi Mass media barriers to social marketing interventions: the example of sun protection in the UK
    Gillian Ann Kemp
    University of the West of England, Coldharbour Road, Frenchay, Bristol, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
    Health Promot Int 26:37-45. 2011
    The role of the mass media in communicating health-related information to the wider population is the focus of this paper...
  68. ncbi Mass media nutrition information sources and associations with fruit and vegetable consumption among adolescents
    Heinz Freisling
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Public Health Nutr 13:269-75. 2010
    The objective of the present study was to examine associations between exposure to nutrition information as covered in mass media and daily fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption among adolescents.
  69. pmc Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of television, radio and print advertisements in promoting the New York smokers' quitline
    Matthew C Farrelly
    Public Health Policy Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Tob Control 16:i21-3. 2007
    ..This study assessed the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of television, radio and print advertisements to generate calls to the New York smokers' quitline...
  70. pmc A decade of controversy: balancing policy with evidence in the regulation of prescription drug advertising
    Dominick L Frosch
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:24-32. 2010
    ..We propose guidelines for improving the utility of prescription drug advertising...
  71. pmc Diabetes portrayals in North American print media: a qualitative and quantitative analysis
    Melanie Rock
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Am J Public Health 95:1832-8. 2005
    ..This study investigated how media coverage has portrayed diabetes as newsworthy...
  72. ncbi Telling stories: news media, health literacy and public policy in Canada
    Michael Hayes
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Soc Sci Med 64:1842-52. 2007
    b>Mass media are very influential in shaping discourses about health but few studies have examined the extent to which newspaper coverage of such stories reflect issues embedded in health policy documents...
  73. ncbi Risk, its perception and the media: the MMR controversy
    Alison Jane Hackett
    NHS Tayside
    Community Pract 81:22-5. 2008
    ..Otherwise, the public's trust in the healthcare professional will be undermined...
  74. pmc The impact of media coverage on the transmission dynamics of human influenza
    Jean M Tchuenche
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S5. 2011
    ....
  75. ncbi Youth audience segmentation strategies for smoking-prevention mass media campaigns based on message appeal
    Brian S Flynn
    Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington
    Health Educ Behav 34:578-93. 2007
    b>Mass media interventions are among the strategies recommended for youth cigarette smoking prevention, but little is known about optimal methods for reaching diverse youth audiences...
  76. pmc To burn or not to burn: an advocate's report from the field
    A McGuire
    Trauma Foundation, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Inj Prev 11:264-6. 2005
  77. ncbi The mass media are an important context for adolescents' sexual behavior
    Kelly Ladin L'Engle
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:186-92. 2006
    This study compared influences from the mass media (television, music, movies, magazines) on adolescents' sexual intentions and behaviors to other socialization contexts, including family, religion, school, and peers.
  78. ncbi Mass media and community interventions to reduce alcohol use by early adolescents
    Brian S Flynn
    Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, One South Prospect Street, Arnold 4425, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:66-74. 2006
    ..b>Mass media interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing use of other substances by adolescents...
  79. ncbi Changing social norms: a mass media campaign for youth ages 12-18
    Eileen Schmidt
    Health Protection, Fraser Health
    Can J Public Health 100:41-5. 2009
    To create a mass media campaign that endeavours to a) denormalize tobacco use among youth aged 12-18, b) empower youth to stay tobacco product free, and c) increase awareness of the dangers of tobacco use, while using positive messaging.
  80. ncbi Mass media interventions for promoting HIV testing: Cochrane systematic review
    J Vidanapathirana
    National HIV AIDS Prevetion Project, Sri Lanka
    Int J Epidemiol 35:233-4. 2006
  81. ncbi Commentary: Searching for media effects
    Steven R Thomsen
    Department of Communication, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1078-9. 2007
  82. pmc Impact of smoking images in magazines on the smoking attitudes and intentions of youth: an experimental investigation
    Owen B J Carter
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Tob Control 16:368-72. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of magazine incidental smoking imagery on youths' smoking intentions...
  83. pmc Effects of mass media coverage on timing and annual receipt of influenza vaccination among Medicare elderly
    Byung Kwang Yoo
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Division of Health Policy and Outcomes Research, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1287-309. 2010
    To measure the association between mass media coverage on flu-related topics and influenza vaccination, regarding timing and annual vaccination rates, among the nationally representative community-dwelling elderly.
  84. ncbi Response of mass media, tobacco industry and smokers to the introduction of graphic cigarette pack warnings in Australia
    Caroline L Miller
    Cancer Council South Australia, South Australia, Australia
    Eur J Public Health 19:644-9. 2009
    ..In the year 2006, Australia introduced graphic cigarette packet warnings. Previous warnings were text only. New warnings include one of 14 pictures, many depicting tobacco-related pathology...
  85. doi Mass media campaign improves cervical screening across all socio-economic groups
    Jenny O Anderson
    Crisis Support Services, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
    Health Educ Res 24:867-75. 2009
    Low socio-economic status (SES) has been associated with lower cervical screening rates. Mass media is one known strategy that can increase cervical screening participation...
  86. pmc Exposure to mass media health information, skin cancer beliefs, and sun protection behaviors in a United States probability sample
    Jennifer Hay
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:783-92. 2009
    The mass media is increasingly important in shaping a range of health beliefs and behaviors.
  87. pmc Media reporting of health interventions: signs of improvement, but major problems persist
    Amanda Wilson
    Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e4831. 2009
    ..This analysis of more than 1200 stories in the Australian media compares different types of media outlets and examines reporting trends over time...
  88. pmc Sources and coverage of medical news on front pages of US newspapers
    William Y Y Lai
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 4:e6856. 2009
    ..We thus quantified the level of visibility achieved by front-page medical stories in the United States and analyzed their news sources...
  89. ncbi Contributions of parents, peers, and media to attitudes toward homosexuality: investigating sex and ethnic differences
    Jerel P Calzo
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Homosex 56:1101-16. 2009
    ....
  90. doi Body dissatisfaction, engagement in body change behaviors and sociocultural influences on body image among Chinese adolescents
    Xiaoyan Xu
    Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu, China
    Body Image 7:156-64. 2010
    ..Pressure from the media and adult relatives was also predictive of body change behaviors in both males and females. The findings are discussed in relation to previous research in both Western and non-Western contexts...
  91. pmc The unbearable lightness of health science reporting: a week examining Italian print media
    Luca Iaboli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e9829. 2010
    ..Moreover, we attempted to score the balance of the articles...
  92. doi Mass media and healthy aging
    Laurie A Wadsworth
    Department of Human Nutrition, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Nutr Elder 27:319-31. 2008
    ..Implications for health practitioners and research are discussed in the context of these consequences...
  93. doi Are there different sociocultural influences on body image and body change strategies for overweight adolescent boys and girls?
    Marita P McCabe
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Eat Behav 11:156-63. 2010
    ..Sociocultural pressures also predicted muscle increase for overweight and normal weight girls. Implications for intervention and prevention programs for overweight adolescent boys and girls are discussed...
  94. doi Theresa Schiavo's tragedy and ours, too
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 71:964-5. 2008
  95. ncbi Mass media and sexual health behaviour of college students in Nigeria: a study of Lagos State University
    Wusu Onipede
    Departmenent of Sociology, Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria
    East Afr J Public Health 6:303-8. 2009
    This paper examines the effects of mass media on the sexual health behaviour of single college students in Nigeria. Simple random sampling procedure was adopted...
  96. doi "Get smart Colorado": impact of a mass media campaign to improve community antibiotic use
    Ralph Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Med Care 46:597-605. 2008
    ..Large-scale strategies are needed to reduce overuse of antibiotics in US communities...
  97. pmc Evaluation of EX: a national mass media smoking cessation campaign
    Donna M Vallone
    Legacy s Research and Evaluation Department, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:302-9. 2011
    We used longitudinal data to examine the relationship between confirmed awareness of a national, branded, mass media smoking cessation campaign and cessation outcomes.
  98. ncbi The evaluation of a mass media campaign aimed at weight gain prevention among young Dutch adults
    Birgitte Wammes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room AE124, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2780-9. 2007
    The objective was to evaluate a 3-year nationwide mass media campaign aimed at preventing weight gain...
  99. pmc Interpersonal influences on late adolescent girls' and boys' disordered eating
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, 2155 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80208, United States
    Eat Behav 10:97-106. 2009
    ..Findings underscore the significance of interpersonal relationships for disordered eating during late adolescence in both girls and boys...
  100. ncbi Mass media influences on sexuality
    Jane D Brown
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, USA
    J Sex Res 39:42-5. 2002
    The mainstream mass media (television, magazines, movies, music, and the Internet) provide increasingly frequent portrayals of sexuality...
  101. ncbi Do mass media affect Medicare beneficiaries' use of diabetes services?
    Charles P Schade
    West Virginia Medical Institute, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:51-3. 2005
    Appropriate secondary preventive care for people with diabetes can reduce complications and premature death, yet many people with diabetes do not get these services. Mass media may influence individual health behavior.

Research Grants83

  1. Beliefs about Genes & Environment as Causes of Behavior
    Eleanor Singer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..rapid changes and developments in the field of genetics, and their increasing availability to the public via the mass media, we expect to see changes in attitudes as well...
  2. DIABETIC RETINOPATHY AWARENESS PROGRAM
    Elinor Schoenfeld; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..health care workers, mass mailings from the American Diabetes Association and the Long Island Lighting Company, mass media and other networks...
  3. From Innovation to Solutions: Autodialers, Use of Early Autumn Physicals and Vac
    Richard K Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Then, we will develop and formatively evaluate new, electronic, mass media messages targeting parents and teens, using graphic expertise in our Center for Instructional Development and ..
  4. From Innovation to Solutions: Autodialers, Use of Early Autumn Physicals and Vac
    Richard K Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Then, we will develop and formatively evaluate new, electronic, mass media messages targeting parents and teens, using graphic expertise in our Center for Instructional Development and ..
  5. Beliefs about Genes & Environment as Causes of Behavior
    Eleanor Singer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..rapid changes and developments in the field of genetics, and their increasing availability to the public via the mass media, we expect to see changes in attitudes as well...
  6. Beliefs about Genes & Environment as Causes of Behavior
    Eleanor Singer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..rapid changes and developments in the field of genetics, and their increasing availability to the public via the mass media, we expect to see changes in attitudes as well...
  7. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for Risky Sexual Behavior
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..study represents an extension of two successful NIH-funded research programs on improving effectiveness of mass media risk reduction campaigns and on developing school- and media-based HIV prevention strategies at that reduce the ..
  8. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for Risky Sexual Behavior
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..study represents an extension of two successful NIH-funded research programs on improving effectiveness of mass media risk reduction campaigns and on developing school- and media-based HIV prevention strategies at that reduce the ..
  9. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for Risky Sexual Behavior
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..study represents an extension of two successful NIH-funded research programs on improving effectiveness of mass media risk reduction campaigns and on developing school- and media-based HIV prevention strategies at that reduce the ..
  10. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for Risky Sexual Behavior
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..study represents an extension of two successful NIH-funded research programs on improving effectiveness of mass media risk reduction campaigns and on developing school- and media-based HIV prevention strategies at that reduce the ..
  11. MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORK
    Claudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..the development of funded research studies; 4.) the increased numbers of minorities selecting cancer research careers; and 5.) the long-term sustainability of the Network after the grant period. ..
  12. MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORK
    Claudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the development of funded research studies; 4.) the increased numbers of minorities selecting cancer research careers; and 5.) the long-term sustainability of the Network after the grant period. ..
  13. MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORK
    Claudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the development of funded research studies; 4.) the increased numbers of minorities selecting cancer research careers; and 5.) the long-term sustainability of the Network after the grant period. ..
  14. MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORK
    Claudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..the development of funded research studies; 4.) the increased numbers of minorities selecting cancer research careers; and 5.) the long-term sustainability of the Network after the grant period. ..
  15. MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORK
    Claudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the development of funded research studies; 4.) the increased numbers of minorities selecting cancer research careers; and 5.) the long-term sustainability of the Network after the grant period. ..
  16. Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in Colorado (MARC)
    Ralph Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..public and patient education in clinician prescribing behavior: 1) household and office-based materials, and 2) mass media (television, radio, newsprint, web site)...
  17. Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in Colorado (MARC)
    Ralph Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..public and patient education in clinician prescribing behavior: 1) household and office-based materials, and 2) mass media (television, radio, newsprint, web site)...
  18. Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in Colorado (MARC)
    Ralph Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..public and patient education in clinician prescribing behavior: 1) household and office-based materials, and 2) mass media (television, radio, newsprint, web site)...
  19. Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in Colorado (MARC)
    Ralph Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..public and patient education in clinician prescribing behavior: 1) household and office-based materials, and 2) mass media (television, radio, newsprint, web site)...
  20. Effects of Media on Adolescent AIDS-Related Behavior
    Martin Fishbein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the media, like violence, have raised the ire of advocates, policymakers, and parents dating back to the first mass media marketed to children...
  21. Effects of Media on Adolescent AIDS-Related Behavior
    Martin Fishbein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..the media, like violence, have raised the ire of advocates, policymakers, and parents dating back to the first mass media marketed to children...
  22. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  23. Effects of Media on Adolescent AIDS-Related Behavior
    Martin Fishbein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the media, like violence, have raised the ire of advocates, policymakers, and parents dating back to the first mass media marketed to children...
  24. Effects of Media on Adolescent AIDS-Related Behavior
    Martin Fishbein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the media, like violence, have raised the ire of advocates, policymakers, and parents dating back to the first mass media marketed to children...
  25. Effects of Media on Adolescent AIDS-Related Behavior
    Martin Fishbein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the media, like violence, have raised the ire of advocates, policymakers, and parents dating back to the first mass media marketed to children...
  26. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
  27. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
  28. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
  29. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
  30. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
  31. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
  32. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
  33. SOCIAL LEARNING, SOCIAL INFLUENCE AND FERTILITY CONTROL
    Mark Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..organizations, and the accessibility and quality of services; (III) To explore how program efforts and the mass media complement the effects of social learning and social influences; and (IV) To refine methodologies for assessing ..
  34. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    BRIAN PRIMACK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..While on faculty, the candidate has first-authored 11 publications, presented papers at national meetings on mass media and health, and completed compelling pilot research on the potential impact of media literacy education on ..
  35. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    Brian A Primack; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..While on faculty, the candidate has first-authored 11 publications, presented papers at national meetings on mass media and health, and completed compelling pilot research on the potential impact of media literacy education on ..
  36. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    BRIAN PRIMACK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..While on faculty, the candidate has first-authored 11 publications, presented papers at national meetings on mass media and health, and completed compelling pilot research on the potential impact of media literacy education on ..
  37. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    BRIAN PRIMACK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..While on faculty, the candidate has first-authored 11 publications, presented papers at national meetings on mass media and health, and completed compelling pilot research on the potential impact of media literacy education on ..
  38. ENVIRONMENTAL AND RURAL HEALTH EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP
    Larry Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..school scientific curriculum by the College of Education and disseminated into rural settings via existing mass media distant learning methods (SCR TEC, FORUM98) and professional teacher development programs...
  39. ENVIRONMENTAL AND RURAL HEALTH EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP
    Larry Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..school scientific curriculum by the College of Education and disseminated into rural settings via existing mass media distant learning methods (SCR TEC, FORUM98) and professional teacher development programs...
  40. DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION--ADOLESCENCE & EARLY ADULTHOOD II
    MARY PENTZ; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..community-based intervention that included school, parent, community organization, health policy change, and mass media program components, beginning in middle school...
  41. DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION--ADOLESCENCE & EARLY ADULTHOOD II
    MARY PENTZ; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..community-based intervention that included school, parent, community organization, health policy change, and mass media program components, beginning in middle school...
  42. DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION--ADOLESCENCE & EARLY ADULTHOOD II
    MARY PENTZ; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..community-based intervention that included school, parent, community organization, health policy change, and mass media program components, beginning in middle school...
  43. ENVIRONMENTAL AND RURAL HEALTH EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP
    Larry Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..school scientific curriculum by the College of Education and disseminated into rural settings via existing mass media distant learning methods (SCR TEC, FORUM98) and professional teacher development programs...
  44. Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, Pregnancy Prevention
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..study represents a continuation of a successful NIH-funded research program on improving the effectiveness of mass media campaigns targeted toward individuals predisposed to high levels of sexual risk-taking...
  45. THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAM
    Myra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
  46. THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAM
    Myra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
  47. THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAM
    Myra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
  48. THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAM
    Myra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
  49. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..study represents a continuation of a successful NIH-funded research program on improving the effectiveness of mass media campaigns targeted toward individuals predisposed to high levels of sexual risk-taking...
  50. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..study represents a continuation of a successful NIH-funded research program on improving the effectiveness of mass media campaigns targeted toward individuals predisposed to high levels of sexual risk-taking...
  51. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..study represents a continuation of a successful NIH-funded research program on improving the effectiveness of mass media campaigns targeted toward individuals predisposed to high levels of sexual risk-taking...
  52. THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAM
    Myra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
  53. THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAM
    Myra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
  54. THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAM
    LISA WOODBY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
  55. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  56. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  57. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  58. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  59. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  60. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  61. RISK TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  62. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
  63. Enhancing Partner Support to Motivate Smokeless Tobacco Users to Quit Via the Web
    Laura Akers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  64. Self-Control as a Moderator for Effects of Mass Media on Adolescent Substance Use
    THOMAS A contact WILLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..RELEVANCE: This research is relevant to public health because it studies exposure to tobacco and alcohol cues in mass media, an exposure that is spread through the population of adolescents and has an impact on uptake of cigarette ..
  65. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..g. income, prices, food availability, technology, family structure, degree of urbanization, mass media) to health-related behaviors; and (2) the relationship of these health behaviors and other proximate factors to ..
  66. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g. income, prices, food availability, technology, family structure, degree of urbanization, mass media) to health-related behaviors; and (2) the relationship of these health behaviors and other proximate factors to ..
  67. SOCIAL LEARNING, SOCIAL INFLUENCE AND FERTILITY CONTROL
    Mark Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..organizations, and the accessibility and quality of services; (III) To explore how program efforts and the mass media complement the effects of social learning and social influences; and (IV) To refine methodologies for assessing ..
  68. SOCIAL LEARNING, SOCIAL INFLUENCE, AND FERTILITY CONTROL
    JOHN CASTERLINE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..organizations, and the accessibility and quality of services; (III) To explore how program efforts and the mass media complement the effects of social learning and social influences; and (IV) To refine methodologies for assessing ..
  69. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g. income, prices, food availability, technology, family structure, degree of urbanization, mass media) to health-related behaviors; and (2) the relationship of these health behaviors and other proximate factors to ..
  70. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g. income, prices, food availability, technology, family structure, degree of urbanization, mass media) to health-related behaviors; and (2) the relationship of these health behaviors and other proximate factors to ..
  71. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g. income, prices, food availability, technology, family structure, degree of urbanization, mass media) to health-related behaviors; and (2) the relationship of these health behaviors and other proximate factors to ..
  72. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g. income, prices, food availability, technology, family structure, degree of urbanization, mass media) to health-related behaviors; and (2) the relationship of these health behaviors and other proximate factors to ..
  73. RISK FACTORS FOR UNHEALTHY WEIGHT REGULATION
    C Taylor; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..of body image, depression, anxiety, self-esteem and family attitudes and value, Exposure to and involvement with mass media will be measured...
  74. SOCIAL LEARNING, SOCIAL INFLUENCE, AND FERTILITY CONTROL
    JOHN CASTERLINE; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..organizations, and the accessibility and quality of services; (III) To explore how program efforts and the mass media complement the effects of social learning and social influences; and (IV) To refine methodologies for assessing ..
  75. Effects of Ethnicity/Race on Family Caregiving to Those*
    JORDAN KOSBERG; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..employees of community health care and social service agencies; self-referred as a result of publicity via the mass media, traditional outreach methods, and though community sources, such as clergy, police, merchants, and pharmacists...
  76. SOCIAL LEARNING, SOCIAL INFLUENCE, AND FERTILITY CONTROL
    JOHN CASTERLINE; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..organizations, and the accessibility and quality of services; (III) To explore how program efforts and the mass media complement the effects of social learning and social influences; and (IV) To refine methodologies for assessing ..
  77. ALZHEIMER DISEASE AMONG SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS
    Zoreh Davanipour; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  78. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..knowledge, and preventive behaviors among black/African American adults in northeast Florida: 1) a wide-scale mass media approach centered in Duval County but reaching all surrounding counties; and 2) a targeted, faith-based effort ..
  79. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..knowledge, and preventive behaviors among black/African American adults in northeast Florida: 1) a wide-scale mass media approach centered in Duval County but reaching all surrounding counties; and 2) a targeted, faith-based effort ..
  80. A South African Pilot Worksite Parenting Program to Prevent HIV Among Adolescents
    Laura M Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, efforts to reduce HIV among South African youth through national campaigns, mass media, and schools have had limited success...
  81. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..knowledge, and preventive behaviors among black/African American adults in northeast Florida: 1) a wide-scale mass media approach centered in Duval County but reaching all surrounding counties; and 2) a targeted, faith-based effort ..