Authors:En-Yi Lin, Sally Caswell, Ru Quan You, Taisia Huckle Title: Engagement with alcohol marketing and early brand allegiance in relation to early years of drinking Journal: Addiction Research & Theory Abstract Background: This study aimed to examine the relationship between measures of awareness to marketing and drinking among a sample of young people in New Zealand. The sample Read More →

Authors: Renske Koordeman, Emmanuel Kuntsche, Doeschka J. Anschutz, Rick B. van Baaren, Rutger C. M. E. Engels Title:  Do We Act upon What We See? Direct Effects of Alcohol Cues in Movies on Young Adults’ Alcohol Drinking Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism, 2011 Jul-Aug;46(4):393-8. Aims: Ample survey research has shown that alcohol portrayals in movies affect the development of alcohol consumption in youth. Read More →

Authors: Renske Koordeman, Doeschka J. Anschutz, Rutger C. M. E. Engels Title:  Exposure to Alcohol Commercials in Movie Theaters Affects Actual Alcohol Consumption in Young Adult High Weekly Drinkers: An Experimental Study Journal: The American Journal on Addictions, 20: 285–291, 2011 Abstract: The present pilot study examined the effects of alcohol commercials shown in movie theaters on the alcohol consumption of young adults Read More →

Authors: Renske Koordeman, Doeschka J. Anschutz, Rick B. van Baaren & Rutger C. M. E. Engels Title: Effects of alcohol portrayals in movies on actual alcohol consumption: an observational experimental study Journal: Addiction, 2010, 3, 547-557. Aims: This study uses an experimental design to assess the effects of movie alcohol portrayal on alcohol consumption of young adults while watching a Read More →

Authors: Thomas A. Wills, Frederick X. Gibbons, James D. Sargent, Meg Gerrard, Hye-Ryeon Lee, Sonya Dal Cin Title: Good self-control moderates the effect of mass media on adolescent tobacco and alcohol use: Tests with studies of children and adolescents Journal: Health Psychology, Vol 29(5), Sep 2010, 539-549. Abstract Objective: To investigate whether self-control moderates the effect of media influences Read More →

Author: Alan Vendrame, Ilana Pinsky, Rebeca Souza e Silva, and Thomas Babor Title: Assessment of Self-Regulatory Code Violations in Brazilian Television Beer Advertisements Journal: J. Stud. Alcohol Drugs, 71, 445-451, 2010 A full text pdf version of the article can be found here Abstract Objective: Research suggests that alcoholic beverage advertisements may have an adverse effect on teenagers and young adults, Read More →

Author: Sonya Dal Cin, Keilah A. Worth, Meg Gerrard, Frederick X. Gibbons, Mike Stoolmiller, Thomas A. Wills, and James D. Sargent Title: Watching and drinking: Expectancies, prototypes, and peer affiliations mediate the effect of exposure to alcohol use in movies on adolescent drinking Journal: Health Psychol. 2009 July ; 28(4): 473–483. doi:10.1037/a0014777. Abstract Objective: To investigate the psychological processes Read More →

Authors: Lesley A Smith and David R Foxcroft Title: The effect of alcohol advertising, marketing and portrayal on drinking behaviour in young people: systematic review of prospective cohort studies Journal: BMC Public Health 2009, 9:51 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-51  A full text pdf of this review study is available here Abstract: Background The effect of alcohol portrayals and advertising on the Read More →

Authors: T.A. Wills, J.D. Sargent, F.X. Gibbons, M. Gerrard, & M. Stoolmiller Title: Movie Exposure to Alcohol Cues and Adolescent Alcohol Problems: A Longitudinal Analysis in a National Sample Journal: Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors, 23(1), 23-35. Abstract The authors tested a theoretical model of how exposure to alcohol Read More →

Authors: Peter Anderson, Avalon de Bruijn, Kathryn Angus, Ross Gordon and Gerard Hastings Title: Impact of Alcohol Advertising and Media Exposure on Adolescent Alcohol Use: A Systematic Review of Longitudinal Studies Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism (2009) doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agn115. First published online: January 14, 2009  A full text pdf of this review study is available here Abstract: Aims: To assess the Read More →