Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics:

  • Assessment of the association between hours of TV viewing and the trajectory of BMI growth from Kindergarten to Grade 5 among US children.
  • Examination of use and subsequent sexual attitudes and behaviors of adolescents predicted by exposure to sexually explicit content in adult magazines, X-rated movies, and the Internet. 
  • Examination of the results of a meta-analysis of empirical studies on Internet addiction published in academic journals for the period 1996–2006.

Brown, J.D, & L' Engle, K.L. (2009). X-Rated: Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Associated With U.S. Early Adolescents' Exposure to Sexually Explicit Media. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. Available online Dec 10.

Danner, F.W. (2008). A National Longitudinal Study of the Association Between Hours of TV Viewing and the Trajectory of BMI Growth Among US Children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 33(10), 1100-1107.

Sabina, C., Wolak, J. &  Finkelhor, D. (2008). The Nature and Dynamics of Internet Pornography Exposure for Youth. CyberPsychology & Behavior. 11(6), 691-693.

Siomos, K.E., Dafouli, E.D., Braimiotis, D.A., Mouzas,O.D. &  Angelopoulos, N.V. (2008). Internet Addiction among Greek Adolescent Students. CyberPsychology & Behavior.  11(6),  653-657.

Byun, S. et al. (2008). Internet Addiction: Metasynthesis of 1996–2006 Quantitative Research. CyberPsychology & Behavior. Available Online December 10.

One Response to “Research Wrap-Up: December 26, 2008”

  1. Recruit Hospital Executives

    Really it’s great information and this is very useful for health care.


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