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

  • To investigate time use in Australian preschool children, particularly the types of television programs and videos/DVDs they watch.
  • To examine gender stereotyping of characters in advertising directed at Dutch children.
  • To analyze the prevalence of bullying victims among children and adolescents aged 8 to 18 years in 11 European countries and to investigate the associated sociodemographic, physical, and psychosocial factors.

Analitis, F. et al. (2009). Being Bullied: Associated Factors in Children and Adolescents 8 to 18 Years Old in 11 European Countries. Pediatrics, 123 (2), 

Beentjes, J.W.J. & Janssen, L. (2009). Dutch Children's Judgments of Gender Stereotypical in Advertisements Dutch Children. Journal of Children and Media, 3(1),68 -79.

Duke, J.C., Allen, J.A., Pederson, L.L., Mowery, P.D., Xiao. H., Sargent, J.D.(2009). Reported exposure to pro-tobacco messages in the media: trends among youth in the United States, 2000-2004. Am J Health Promot. 23(3), 195-202.

Padilla-Walker, L.M., Nelson, L.J., Carroll, J.S.,& Jensen, A.C. (2009). More Than a Just a Game: Video Game and Internet Use During Emerging Adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Available Online January 10.

Skouteris, H. & McHardy, K. (2009).Television Viewing Habits and Time Use in Australian Preschool Children: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Children and Media, 3(1), 80 – 89.


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