Authors: Mike Stoolmiller, Thomas A. Wills, Auden C. McClure, Susanne E. Tanski, Keilah A. Worth, Meg Gerrard, James D. Sargent Title: Comparing media and family predictors of alcohol use: a cohort study of US adolescents Journal: BMJ Open, 2(1). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000543 Abstract Objective: To compare media/marketing exposures and family factors in predicting adolescent alcohol use. Design: Cohort study. Setting: Confidential telephone Read More →

Authors: Megan A. Moreno, Dimitri A. Christakis, Katie G. Egan, Libby N. Brockman, Tara Becker Title: Associations Between Displayed Alcohol References on Facebook and Problem Drinking Among College Students Journal: Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(2):157-163. Abstract Objective: To examine the associations between displayed alcohol use and intoxication/problem drinking (I/PD) references on Facebook and self-reported problem drinking using a clinical scale. Design: Content Read More →

Author organizations: Youth Exposure to Alcohol Product Advertising on Local Radio in 75 U.S. Markets, 2009 Title: Exposure of African-American Youth to Alcohol Advertising, 2008 and 2009 A full text pdf file of this report can be found here Executive Summary: Alcohol is the number one drug problem among youth, causing 4,600 deaths among persons under 21 Read More →

Authors: Sandra C. Jones and Christopher A. Magee Title: Exposure to Alcohol Advertising and Alcohol Consumption among Australian Adolescents Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 630–637, 2011 Abstract Aims: Underage drinking is a major problem in Australia and may be influenced by exposure to alcohol advertising. The objective of the present study was to collect data on Read More →

Authors: Elisabeth Gentry, Katie Poirier, Tiana Wilkinson, Siphannay Nhean, Justin Nyborn, and Michael Siegel Title: Alcohol Advertising at Boston Subway Stations: An Assessment of Exposure by Race and Socioeconomic Status Journal: American Journal of Public Health, October 2011, Vol 101, No. 10 Abstract Objectives: We investigated the frequency of alcohol ads at all 113 subway and streetcar stations in Read More →

Authors: Ailsa Lyons, Ann McNeill, Ian Gillmore, John Britton Title: Alcohol imagery and branding, and age classification of films popular in the UK Journal: International Journal of Epidemiology Full text available at: http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/09/05/ije.dyr126.full.pdf+html Abstract Background: Exposure to alcohol products in feature films is a risk factor for use of alcohol by young people. This study was designed to document the Read More →

Author: Alan Vendrame, Ilana Pinsky Title: Does alcohol advertising promote adolescent drinking? Results from a longitudinal assessment Journal: Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatri, 2011, no.ahead, p.0-0. ISSN 1516-4446. Abstract Objective: The most recent scientific literature indicates that alcohol advertising influences behavior, particularly early and higher alcohol consumption by children and adolescents. From a public health perspective, alcohol advertising should be Read More →

Authors: Jennifer A. Epstein Title: Adolescent computer use and alcohol use: What are the role of quantity and content of computer use? Journal: Addictive Behaviors 36 (2011) 520–522 Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between computer use and alcohol use among adolescents. In particular, the goal of the research was to determine the role of Read More →

Author: Matthis Morgenstern, Barbara Isensee, James D. Sargent, Reiner Hanewinkel Title: Attitudes as Mediators of the Longitudinal Association Between Alcohol Advertising and Youth Drinking Journal: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 2011, 165 (7), 610-616. Abstract Objective: To test the hypothesis that changes in alcohol-related attitudes and expectancies mediate the effect of alcohol advertising on youth drinking. Design: Longitudinal survey Read More →

Authors: Ross Gordon, Fiona Harris, Anne Marie Mackintosh, Crawford Moodie Title: Assessing the cumulative impact of alcohol marketing on young people’s drinking: Cross-sectional data findings Journal: Addiction Research & Theory, 2011, Vol. 19, No. 1 : Pages 66-75 Abstract As alcohol marketing remains a highly debated and politically charged issue, we examine the cumulative impact of alcohol marketing on alcohol Read More →