Chapter 19. Adolescents and Media Messages about Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs

  1. Dr Sandra L. Calvert doctorate Chair Professor Director fellow3 and
  2. Barbara J. Wilson Head research consultant4
  1. Dina L. G. Borzekowski EdD faculty member1 and
  2. Victor C. Strasburger MD Professor Chief2

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302752.ch19

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

How to Cite

Borzekowski, D. L. G. and Strasburger, V. C. (2008) Adolescents and Media Messages about Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs, in The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development (eds S. L. Calvert and B. J. Wilson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302752.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Georgetown University, USA

  2. 4

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, USA

  2. 2

    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405144179

Online ISBN: 9781444302752

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Keywords:

  • tobacco, alcohol, and drug use;
  • influence - media portrayals;
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC);
  • awareness - media messages and substance use;
  • potential public policy and other solutions;
  • anti-drug messages and campaigns;
  • media education

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Patterns of Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drug Use among Youth

  • Determinants of Adolescent Use of Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs

  • Theories Relevant to the Influence of Media Portrayals

  • Media Messages about Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use

  • The Impact of Media Messages about Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs

  • Potential Public Policy and Other Solutions

  • Conclusion

  • References