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Smoking in Movies Triggers Smoking


Effect of Smoking Scenes in Films on Immediate Smoking A Randomized Controlled Study

A pubcast (video about a peer-reviewed article) in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine’s channel. The video above explains the study in brief, but watch the pubcast at SciVee for the full multimedia experience with accompanying PDF. Among other findings, this study determined that exposure to images of smoking in movies had a causal link to adolescent tobacco smoking immediately after viewing scenes. [Contemporary movies, like Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland with its smoking caterpiller, have warnings about smoking scenes.]

Smoking in Movies Triggers Smoking


Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.


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Kiume, S. (2010). Smoking in Movies Triggers Smoking. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 27, 2020, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2010/04/smoking-in-movies-triggers-smoking/

 

Last updated: 6 Apr 2010
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