Here is a list of recently published studies on media and health covering a range of topics:
Anschutz D.J. et al. (2008). Exposure to slim images in mass media: Television commercials as reminders of restriction in restrained eaters. Health Psychol, 27(4), 401-408.
Kato, P. et al. (2008). A Video game improves behavioral outcomes in adolescents and young adults with cancer: A randomized trial. Pediatrics, 122(2), e305-e317.
King, L. & Hill A.J. (2008). Magazine adverts for healthy and less healthy foods: Effects on recall but not hunger or food choice by pre-adolescent children. Appetite, 51(1), 194-197.
Rivadeneyra, R. & Lebo, M.J. (2008). The association between television-viewing behaviors and adolescent dating role attitudes and behaviors. J Adolesc, 31(3), 291-305.
Van Hoof, J.J. et al. (2008). There’s alcohol in my soap: portrayal and effects of alcohol use in a popular television series. Health Educ Res, July 17.
Vicente-Rodríguez, G. et al. (2008).Television watching, videogames, and excess of body fat in Spanish adolescents: The AVENA study. Nutrition, 24(7-8), 654-662.
Wells, J.C. et al. (2008). Sleep patterns and television viewing in relation to obesity and and blood pressure: evidence from an adolescent Brazilian birth cohort. Int J Obes, 32(7), 1042-1049.
Worth, K. et al. (2008). Exposure of US adolescents to extremely violent movies. Pediatrics, 122(2), 306-312.
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