Summary: Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.
Publications282 found, 100 shown here
- Use of mass media campaigns to change health behaviourMelanie A Wakefield
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
Lancet 376:1261-71. 2010b>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...
- Role of media reports in completed and prevented suicide: Werther v. Papageno effectsThomas 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...
- 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...
- Science communication. Interactions with the mass mediaHans Peter Peters
Program Group Humans Environment Technology, Forschungszentrum Julich, 52425 Julich, Germany
Science 321:204-5. 2008
- The Influence of the National truth campaign on smoking initiationMatthew 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...
- News media framing of childhood obesity in the United States from 2000 to 2009Colleen 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....
- Contemporary neuroscience in the mediaEric 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...
- The polarizing effect of news media messages about the social determinants of healthSarah 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...
- South African national household survey of HIV/AIDS prevalence, behavioural risks and mass media impact--detailed methodology and response rate resultsOlive 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...
- 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...
- Multivariate causal attribution and cost-effectiveness of a national mass media campaign in the PhilippinesD 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...
- The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseaseKumanan 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)...
- Using mass media campaigns to promote voluntary counseling and HIV-testing services in KenyaElizabeth 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.
- 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...
- News media coverage of screening mammography for women in their 40s and tamoxifen for primary prevention of breast cancerLisa M Schwartz
VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
JAMA 287:3136-42. 2002....
- Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic reviewJ 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...
- Changes in media reporting of suicide in Australia between 2000/01 and 2006/07Jane 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...
- Media as social influence: racial differences in the effects of peers and media on adolescent alcohol cognitions and consumptionFrederick 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...
- Process evaluation of the advertising campaign for the NSW Get Healthy Information and Coaching ServiceBlythe 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...
- 22 years on: the impact and relevance of the UK No Smoking DayL 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...
- The effect of experimental presentation of thin media images on body satisfaction: a meta-analytic reviewLisa M Groesz
Department of Psychology, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio 43022 9623, USA
Int J Eat Disord 31:1-16. 2002The effect of experimental manipulations of the thin beauty ideal, as portrayed in the mass media, on female body image was evaluated using meta-analysis.
- Mass media and HIV/AIDS in ChinaLi 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. 2009Exposure to mass media related to HIV/AIDS has been linked to attitudinal and behavioral changes...
- Body image and eating disorders amongst Japanese adolescents. A review of the literatureNaomi Chisuwa
Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia
Appetite 54:5-15. 2010..Strategies for culturally appropriate prevention are discussed...
- Media roles in suicide prevention: a systematic reviewMerike 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...
- Mass media campaigns to promote smoking cessation among adults: an integrative reviewSarah Durkin
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Tob Control 21:127-38. 2012This 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.
- Influence of medical journal press releases on the quality of associated newspaper coverage: retrospective cohort studyLisa 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...
- The impact of media reporting of suicide on actual suicides in Taiwan, 2002-05Ying Yeh Chen
Taipei City Psychiatric Centre, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
J Epidemiol Community Health 65:934-40. 2011....
- The effects of a celebrity suicide on suicide rates in Hong KongPaul 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...
- What works in family planning interventions: a systematic reviewLisa 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...
- Science priorities. Inappropriate use and portrayal of chimpanzeesS R Ross
Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Science 319:1487. 2008
- Using mass media and the Internet as tools to diagnose hepatitis C infections in the general populationFreke 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...
- Lessons learned from public health mass media campaigns: marketing health in a crowded media worldWhitney Randolph
Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7368, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 25:419-37. 2004Every 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...
- Mass media, stigma, and disclosure of HIV test results: multilevel analysis in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaP 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. 2007In 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 ..
- Understanding the characteristics of effective mass media campaigns for back pain and methodological challenges in evaluating their effectsRachelle 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...
- Health and media: an overviewClive Seale
Department of Human Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sociol Health Illn 25:513-31. 2003
- Effects of different types of antismoking ads on reducing disparities in smoking cessation among socioeconomic subgroupsSarah J Durkin
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Am J Public Health 99:2217-23. 2009We assessed which types of mass media messages might reduce disparities in smoking prevalence among disadvantaged population subgroups.
- Effect of media reporting of the suicide of a singer in Taiwan: the case of Ivy LiYing 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...
- Long-term responses of higher and lower risk youths to smoking prevention interventionsB 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 ..
- Successful participant recruitment strategies for an online smokeless tobacco cessation programJudith 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...
- Quality of pharmaceutical industry press releases based on original researchBindee 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...
- Advocacy for public health: a primerS 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...
- Youth tobacco prevention mass media campaigns: past, present, and future directionsM 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...
- Associations of mass media exposure with family planning attitudes and practices in UgandaNeeru 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...
- Chemotherapy and information-seeking behaviour: characteristics of patients using mass-media information sourcesLinda D Muusses
Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Psychooncology 21:993-1002. 2012....
- In-depth investigation of interpersonal discussions in response to a safer sex mass media campaignDonald 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...
- Media saturation, communication exposure and HIV stigma in NigeriaStella 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...
- Predictors of exposure from an antimarijuana media campaign: outcome research assessing sensation seeking targetingMichael 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...
- Mass media-induced availability bias in the clinical suspicion of West Nile feverMayer Brezis
Ann Intern Med 140:234-5. 2004
- Australia's National Tobacco CampaignD Hill
The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
Tob Control 12:ii9-14. 2003
- The "Silent Springs" of Rachel Carson: mass media and the origins of modern environmentalismG Kroll
Department of History, Plattsburgh State University of New York, USA
Public Underst Sci 10:403-20. 2001....
- Effects of mass media campaign exposure intensity and durability on quit attempts in a population-based cohort studyM 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...
- Press-released papers are more downloaded and citedSimon Chapman
Tob Control 16:71. 2007
- Advanced methods for evaluating the impact of family planning communication programs: evidence from Tanzania and NepalPaul 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...
- Suicide coverage in U.S. newspapers following the publication of the media guidelinesPhillip 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...
- A computer simulation model of mass media interventions directed at tobacco useD T Levy
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, and University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Prev Med 32:284-94. 2001The 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.
- Systematic review of mass media interventions designed to improve public recognition of stroke symptoms, emergency response and early treatmentJan Lecouturier
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
BMC Public Health 10:784. 2010b>Mass media interventions have been implemented to improve emergency response to stroke given the emergence of effective acute treatments, but their impact is unclear.
- Physiological responses to violence reported in the newsAmanda 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...
- Formative research to develop a mass media campaign to increase physical activity and nutrition in a multiethnic stateJay 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...
- Impact of a mass media campaign upon calls to the New South Wales Hep C helplineJack Chen
Simpson Centre for Health Service Research, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales
Health Promot J Austr 16:11-4. 2005This study evaluated the impact of a mass media campaign upon calls to the New South Wales Hep C Helpline.
- Evaluation of the PSAMAO "Roulez Protégé" mass media campaign in Burkina Faso. Prévention du SIDA sur les Axes Migratoires de l'Afrique de l'OuestB 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 ..
- Overcoming methodological challenges in evaluating health communication campaigns: evidence from rural BangladeshDavid 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...
- Tobacco packaging and mass media campaigns: research needs for Articles 11 and 12 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco ControlDavid 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).
- Marvelous medicines and dangerous drugs: the representation of prescription medicine in the UK newsprint mediaHelen 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...
- Mass media, 'monsters' and mental health clients: the need for increased lobbyingJ 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. 2001A 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...
- The African American Women and Mass Media campaign: a CDC breast cancer screening projectIngrid 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...
- Memory for news in young and old adultsD 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...
- Mass media barriers to social marketing interventions: the example of sun protection in the UKGillian Ann Kemp
University of the West of England, Coldharbour Road, Frenchay, Bristol, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
Health Promot Int 26:37-45. 2011The role of the mass media in communicating health-related information to the wider population is the focus of this paper...
- Mass media nutrition information sources and associations with fruit and vegetable consumption among adolescentsHeinz Freisling
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Public Health Nutr 13:269-75. 2010The 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.
- Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of television, radio and print advertisements in promoting the New York smokers' quitlineMatthew 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...
- A decade of controversy: balancing policy with evidence in the regulation of prescription drug advertisingDominick 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...
- Diabetes portrayals in North American print media: a qualitative and quantitative analysisMelanie 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...
- Telling stories: news media, health literacy and public policy in CanadaMichael Hayes
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
Soc Sci Med 64:1842-52. 2007b>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...
- Risk, its perception and the media: the MMR controversyAlison Jane Hackett
Community Pract 81:22-5. 2008..Otherwise, the public's trust in the healthcare professional will be undermined...
- The impact of media coverage on the transmission dynamics of human influenzaJean M Tchuenche
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
BMC Public Health 11:S5. 2011....
- Youth audience segmentation strategies for smoking-prevention mass media campaigns based on message appealBrian S Flynn
Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington
Health Educ Behav 34:578-93. 2007b>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...
- To burn or not to burn: an advocate's report from the fieldA McGuire
Trauma Foundation, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Inj Prev 11:264-6. 2005
- The mass media are an important context for adolescents' sexual behaviorKelly Ladin L'Engle
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
J Adolesc Health 38:186-92. 2006This 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.
- Mass media and community interventions to reduce alcohol use by early adolescentsBrian 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...
- Changing social norms: a mass media campaign for youth ages 12-18Eileen Schmidt
Health Protection, Fraser Health
Can J Public Health 100:41-5. 2009To 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.
- Mass media interventions for promoting HIV testing: Cochrane systematic reviewJ Vidanapathirana
National HIV AIDS Prevetion Project, Sri Lanka
Int J Epidemiol 35:233-4. 2006
- Commentary: Searching for media effectsSteven R Thomsen
Department of Communication, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
Int J Epidemiol 36:1078-9. 2007
- Impact of smoking images in magazines on the smoking attitudes and intentions of youth: an experimental investigationOwen 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...
- Effects of mass media coverage on timing and annual receipt of influenza vaccination among Medicare elderlyByung 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. 2010To 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.
- Response of mass media, tobacco industry and smokers to the introduction of graphic cigarette pack warnings in AustraliaCaroline 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...
- Mass media campaign improves cervical screening across all socio-economic groupsJenny O Anderson
Crisis Support Services, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Health Educ Res 24:867-75. 2009Low socio-economic status (SES) has been associated with lower cervical screening rates. Mass media is one known strategy that can increase cervical screening participation...
- Exposure to mass media health information, skin cancer beliefs, and sun protection behaviors in a United States probability sampleJennifer 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. 2009The mass media is increasingly important in shaping a range of health beliefs and behaviors.
- Media reporting of health interventions: signs of improvement, but major problems persistAmanda 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...
- Sources and coverage of medical news on front pages of US newspapersWilliam 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...
- Contributions of parents, peers, and media to attitudes toward homosexuality: investigating sex and ethnic differencesJerel P Calzo
Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
J Homosex 56:1101-16. 2009....
- Body dissatisfaction, engagement in body change behaviors and sociocultural influences on body image among Chinese adolescentsXiaoyan 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...
- The unbearable lightness of health science reporting: a week examining Italian print mediaLuca 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...
- Mass media and healthy agingLaurie 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...
- 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...
- Theresa Schiavo's tragedy and ours, tooJames L Bernat
Neurology 71:964-5. 2008
- Mass media and sexual health behaviour of college students in Nigeria: a study of Lagos State UniversityWusu Onipede
Departmenent of Sociology, Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria
East Afr J Public Health 6:303-8. 2009This paper examines the effects of mass media on the sexual health behaviour of single college students in Nigeria. Simple random sampling procedure was adopted...
- "Get smart Colorado": impact of a mass media campaign to improve community antibiotic useRalph 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...
- Evaluation of EX: a national mass media smoking cessation campaignDonna M Vallone
Legacy s Research and Evaluation Department, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Public Health 101:302-9. 2011We used longitudinal data to examine the relationship between confirmed awareness of a national, branded, mass media smoking cessation campaign and cessation outcomes.
- The evaluation of a mass media campaign aimed at weight gain prevention among young Dutch adultsBirgitte 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. 2007The objective was to evaluate a 3-year nationwide mass media campaign aimed at preventing weight gain...
- Interpersonal influences on late adolescent girls' and boys' disordered eatingLauren 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...
- Mass media influences on sexualityJane 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. 2002The mainstream mass media (television, magazines, movies, music, and the Internet) provide increasingly frequent portrayals of sexuality...
- 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. 2005Appropriate 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.
- Beliefs about Genes & Environment as Causes of BehaviorEleanor 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...
- Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for Risky Sexual BehaviorRick 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 ..
- MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORKClaudia 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. ..
- 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)...
- RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTHRick 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...
- Effects of Media on Adolescent AIDS-Related BehaviorMartin 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...
- MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTHJane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
- DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION--ADOLESCENCE & EARLY ADULTHOOD IIMARY 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...
- THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAMMyra 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 ..
- THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAMMyra 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 ..
- Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy PreventionRick 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...
- RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTHRick 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...
- Self-Control as a Moderator for Effects of Mass Media on Adolescent Substance UseTHOMAS 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 ..
- CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGEBarry 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 ..
- CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGEBarry 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 ..
- Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in FloridaScott 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 ..