Author: Charles Parry, Nadine Harker Burnhams, Leslie London Title: A total ban on alcohol advertising: Presenting the public health case Journal: S Afr Med J 2012;102(7):602-604. A full text pdf of this article is available here Abstract Evidence from burden of disease and economic costing studies amply indicate that the public health burden from hazardous and harmful use of Read More →

Author: Henry Saffer, Dhaval Dave, Michael Grossman Title: Behavioral Economics and the Demand for Alcohol: Results from the NLSY97 Institution: the National Bureau of Economic Research. NBER Working Paper No. 18180. Issued in June 2012 Abstract The behavioral economic model presented in this paper argues that the effect of advertising and price differ by past consumption levels. The Read More →

Authors: E. Rhoades, E. & D.H. Jernigan Title: Risky Messages in Alcohol Advertising, 2003–2007: Results From Content Analysis. Journal: The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Abstract Purpose: To assess the content of alcohol advertising in youth-oriented U.S. magazines, with specific attention to subject matter pertaining to risk and sexual connotations and Read More →

Authors: Reiner Hanewinkel, James D. Sargent, Evelien A. P. Poelen, Ron Scholte, Ewa Florek, Helen Sweeting, Kate Hunt, Solveig Karlsdottir, Stefan Hrafn Jonsson, Federica Mathis, Fabrizio Faggiano, Matthis Morgenstern Title: Alcohol Consumption in Movies and Adolescent Binge Drinking in 6 European Countries Journal: Pediatrics. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-2809 (Published online) Abstract Objective: The goal of this study was to investigate whether the Read More →

Authors: James Nicholls Title: Everyday, Everywhere: Alcohol Marketing and Social Media—Current Trends Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism, (2012) doi: 10.1093/alcalc/ags043 (First published online) Abstract Aims: To provide a snapshot content analysis of social media marketing among leading alcohol brands in the UK, and to outline the implications for both regulatory policies and further research. Methods: Using screengrab technology, Read More →

Authors: Brad Ridout, Andrew Campbell & Louise Ellis Title: ‘Off your Face(book)’: Alcohol in online social identity construction and its relation to problem drinking in university students Journal: Drug and Alcohol Review (January 2012), 31, 20–26 Abstract Introduction and Aims: Alcohol is a key component of identity exploration for many young people, yet few studies have investigated identity construction in Read More →

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 →