Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 22nd, 2005
"Media exposure has been found to impact adolescent smoking, although the mechanisms of this relationship have not been thoroughly investigated. Drive for thinness and tobacco advertising receptivity, both shown to be associated with smoking, are two potential mediators," investigators in the United States report.
"Nine hundred and sixty-seven twelfth grade students completed a self-report survey as part of a longitudinal study of biobehavioral predictors of smoking," said Nicholas J. Carson and colleagues at...
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