The relationship between viewing US-produced television programs and intentions to drink alcohol among a group of Norwegian adolescents.

@article{Thomsen2006TheRB,
  title={The relationship between viewing US-produced television programs and intentions to drink alcohol among a group of Norwegian adolescents.},
  author={Steven R. Thomsen and Dag Rekve},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={33-41}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the influence of exposure to US-produced television programs and family rules prohibiting alcohol use on the development of normative beliefs, expectancies, and intentions to drink alcohol in the next 12 months among a group of Norwegian adolescents who reported that they had not previously consumed alcohol. Data were collected via a survey administered to 622 eighth and ninth graders enrolled at ten junior highs in southeastern Norway. To examine these… CONTINUE READING