Media's influence on Addiction

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1. Which study found that when participants watched a tv show about the dangers of drinking, knowledge had improved of alcohol but there was no change their view or alcohol consumption?

  • Bennett
  • Byrne
  • Hornik et al.
  • Johnson et al.
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2. Which study found a link between films glamorising smoking being shown and whether the teens smoked after?

  • Surgent and Hanewinkel
  • Johnson et al.
  • Boyd
  • Byrne

3. Which study found that the implicit message of the anti-drug campaign was that drug taking was normal so adolescents who didn't thought it was normal so they wanted to?

  • Hornik et al.
  • Johnson et al.
  • Bynre
  • Johnson et al.

4. What did Sulkenen find?

  • Those who watched a tv show about the dangers of drinking, alcohol consumption and views on alcohol didn't change
  • Most films about drug use showed drug competence and enjoyment contrasted with scenes of dull everyday life
  • Strong correlation between number of films depicting smoking and number of teens that smoked.
  • Films provide negative enduring stereotypes of drug addicts

5. What did Boyd find?

  • Negative effects of addiction are shown in films through physical deterioration, violence and moral decline
  • Films like train spotting provide negative enduring stereotypes for drug addicts
  • Link between films glamorising smoking being shown and whether the teens smoked after

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