Adolescent Reactance and Anti-Smoking Campaigns: A Theoretical Approach

  title={Adolescent Reactance and Anti-Smoking Campaigns: A Theoretical Approach},
  author={Joseph R Grandpre and E. M. Alvaro and M. Burgoon and Claude H. Miller and J. R. Hall},
  journal={Health Communication},
  pages={349 - 366}
  • Joseph R Grandpre, E. M. Alvaro, +2 authors J. R. Hall
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Health Communication
  • Children between the ages of 9 and 15 are a high-risk group for tobacco use. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that first use of cigarettes among adolescents has risen 30% over the past decade, and that more than 1.2 million people age <18 became daily smokers in 1996 alone. Moreover, research indicating that awareness and liking of cigarette advertisements is higher among adolescents than adults underscores the need to devote more effort to understanding reactions to tobacco-related… CONTINUE READING
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