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

de Bruijn, G.J. & van den Putte, B.
(2009). Adolescent soft drink consumption, television viewing and habit
strength: Investigating clustering effects in the Theory of Planned
Behaviour. Appetite, 53(1), 66-75.

  • This study explores adolescent soft drink consumption, television viewing and habit strength

Ko, C.H., Yen, J.Y., Chen, C.S.,  Yeh, Y.C., & Yen, C.F. (2009). Predictive values of psychiatric symptoms for Internet addiction in adolescents: A 2-Year Prospective Study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 163(10),937-943.

  • This study sets out to evaluate the predictive values of psychiatric symptoms for the occurrence of Internet addiction and to determine the sex differences in the predictive value of psychiatric symptoms for the occurrence of Internet addiction in adolescents.

Montgomery, K.C. &  Chester, J. (2009). Interactive food and beverage aarketing: Targeting adolescents in the Digital Age. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45(3)Supplement 1, S18-S29.

  • This study explores how major food and beverage companies,  have incorporated features of interactive media elements into their interactive marketing strategies, posing particular risks to adolescents.

Notten, N. & Kraaykamp, G. (2009). Parents and the media: A study of social differentiation in parental media socialization. Poetics, 37(3),185-200.

  • The authors analyzed the effects of parental social background and family composition on various types of parental media socialization.

Wight, V.R., Price, J.,  Bianchi, S.M. &  Bijou R. Hunt, B.R. (2009). The time use of teenagers. Social Science Research, 38(4),792-809.

  • This paper uses American Time Use Survey (ATUS) data to describe
    the time use of teenagers ages 15–17, with a focus on activities that
    may affect teenagers’ well-being such as sleep, eating, schoolwork, and
    selected leisure activities.
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