Media influences on Addictive Behaviour

A little quiz on the researches in the sub topic "Media influences on addictive behaviour"

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1. Who found that "youths who saw the campaign ads took from them the message that their peers were using marijuana, and where then more likely to imitate marijuana use themselves"

  • Johnson et al (2002)
  • Boyd (2008)
  • Byrne (1997)
  • Hornik et al (2008)
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2. Who found this "140 Scenes, 47 films, drugs and sex contrasted the dullness of everyday life"

  • Sargent + Hanewinkel (2009)
  • Bennet et al (1997)
  • Sulkunen (2007)
  • Bryne (1997)

3. What did Sargent and Hanewinkel (2009) Find?

  • OSAP the ethical guideline for movies is not followed by movie makers and they infact glamourise movies
  • that of his participants who had no smoked when he had first surveyed them, exposure to movie smoking over the following year was a strong and significant predicator iof whether they had begun a year later.
  • concluded that portrayal of drug use tended to be positive and the dangers of associated behaviors such as unprotected sex were not considered.
  • That films frequently do represent the negative consequences of alcohol and drug dependance.

4. What was Waylen et al's (2011) research findings?

  • Found that the campaign instead of acomplishing its goal may of lead to delayed unfavourale effeects to be precise increased use of marijuana.
  • Found Teenagers who watched films showing actors smoking were more likely to start smoking
  • Found interventiion group was more successful than a control group in achieving low risk.
  • Found improvement in alchohol related knowledge in one group when comparing two

5. Who studied the $1 Billion US National Youth Anti-Drug Media Compaign

  • Black et al (2006)
  • Hornik et al (2008)
  • Eysenck et al (1967)
  • Waylen et al (2011)


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