Jane D Brown
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- 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. 2002..More longitudinal research, especially with early adolescents is needed to learn more about how media content is attended to, interpreted, and incorporated into developing sexual lives...
- Adolescents' sexual media dietsJ D Brown
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
J Adolesc Health 27:35-40. 2000..Entertainment-education and media literacy are two strategies for increasing the possibility of healthy outcomes from adolescents' use of sexual media...
- Sexy media matter: exposure to sexual content in music, movies, television, and magazines predicts black and white adolescents' sexual behaviorJane D Brown
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, USA
Pediatrics 117:1018-27. 2006..To assess over time whether exposure to sexual content in 4 mass media (television, movies, music, and magazines) used by early adolescents predicts sexual behavior in middle adolescence...
- Mass media as a sexual super peer for early maturing girlsJane D Brown
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
J Adolesc Health 36:420-7. 2005..Does puberty also stimulate interest in sexual media content that is seen as giving permission to engage in sexual behavior?..
- The mass media and American adolescents' healthJane D Brown
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
J Adolesc Health 31:153-70. 2002..A number of approaches that have potential for helping turn the media into more positive forces for adolescents' health are discussed..
- The media do matter: comment on Steinberg and Monahan (2011)Jane D Brown
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Dev Psychol 47:580-1; discussion 582-4. 2011..The media do matter in the sexual socialization of adolescents...
- From Calvin Klein to Paris Hilton and MySpace: adolescents, sex, and the mediaJane D Brown
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, 360 Carroll Hall CB 3365, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, USA
Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:484-507, vi-vii. 2007..The media could become part of the solution as well as part of the problem - if there were more responsible portrayals of human sex and more widespread advertising of birth control products...
- 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. 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...
- R-rated movies, bedroom televisions, and initiation of smoking by white and black adolescentsChristine Jackson
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1516 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:260-8. 2007..To test movie exposure and television use as predictors of smoking initiation among white and black adolescents who had never smoked cigarettes...
- The role of companionship, esteem, and informational support in explaining physical activity among young women in an online social network interventionDavid N Cavallo
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Behav Med 37:955-66. 2014..Encouraging companionship and esteem support should be considered as a strategy for increasing physical activity in this population...
- "Let's Talk About Sex": pilot study of an interactive CD-ROM to prevent HIV/STIS in female adolescentsKristin E Ito
Wake Teen Medical Services, Raleigh, NC, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 20:78-89. 2008..HIV/STI knowledge increased significantly and nearly all adolescents intended to use condoms at next intercourse after viewing the CD-ROM. However, there were no significant differences measured between CD-ROM and comparison groups...
- A social media-based physical activity intervention: a randomized controlled trialDavid N Cavallo
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Am J Prev Med 43:527-32. 2012..This combination of reach and functionality makes online social networks a promising intervention platform for increasing physical activity...
- Early adolescents' cognitive susceptibility to initiating sexual intercourseKelly Ladin L'Engle
Teen Media study, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:97-105. 2006..Better methods for investigating sexual risk before the initiation of sexual intercourse are needed to support programming for younger adolescents, especially for abstinent adolescents who are susceptible to initiating intercourse...
- Television use and snacking behaviors among children and adolescents in ChinaSarah A Parvanta
Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Adolesc Health 46:339-45. 2010..This study examines the association between TV watching and paying attention to TV commercials with buying and requesting snacks seen on commercials, and eating snacks while watching TV among youth in China...
- Music videos, pro wrestling, and acceptance of date rape among middle school males and females: an exploratory analysisChristine Elizabeth Kaestle
Department of Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
J Adolesc Health 40:185-7. 2007....
- HIV/AIDS coverage in Black newspapers, 1991-1996: implications for health communication and health educationKathryn Pickle
Center for Health Statistics, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Oregon Public Health Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon 97293 0050, USA
J Health Commun 7:427-44. 2002....
- Media interventions to promote responsible sexual behaviorSarah N Keller
Dept of Communication, Emerson College, 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA
J Sex Res 39:67-72. 2002..Due to private ownership and First Amendment concerns, U.S. sexual health advocates have been working with the commercial media to incorporate subtle health messages into existing entertainment programming...
- Transitions into underage and problem drinking: developmental processes and mechanisms between 10 and 15 years of ageMichael Windle
Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 520, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Pediatrics 121:S273-89. 2008..It is proposed that this integrated developmental perspective serve as the foundation for subsequent efforts to prevent and to treat the causes, problems, and consequences of alcohol consumption...
- Media literacy has potential to improve adolescents' healthJane D Brown
J Adolesc Health 39:459-60. 2006
- Does MTV reach an appropriate audience for HIV prevention messages? Evidence from MTV viewership data in Nepal and BrazilCynthia Waszak Geary
Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
J Health Commun 11:665-81. 2006..MTV viewing was associated with positive attitudes toward HIV prevention behaviors (except for abstinence until marriage) but not with premarital sexual activity...
- MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTHJane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004..The longitudinal and comprehensive design of this study will provide the most current understanding of how the mass media affect the sexual beliefs and behaviors of adolescents. ..