APPC Health Communication team published in Health Education & Behavior

Lead author Amy Bleakley, Ph.D., Michael Hennessy, Ph.D., both Senior Research Analysts, Martin Fishbein, Ph.D., the former director of the Health Communication program at APPC, and Amy Jordan, Ph.D., director of the Media and the Developing Child program, co-authored a paper – "Using the Integrative Model to Explain How Exposure to Sexual Media Content Influences

APPC Adolescent Health Communication Scholars Published in Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology

APPC Senior Research Analyst Michael Hennessy, Ph.D., and Adolescent Communication Institute Director Dan Romer, Ph.D., were among the authors of a paper, “Multiple Method Contraception Use Among African American Adolescents in Four US Cities,” published in the journal Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011). Their research is part of a project designed to test

APPC Health Communication Scholars Published in The Journal of Sex Research

Amy Bleakley, Ph.D., research analysis manager at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, was lead author of a paper, “A Model of Adolescents’ Seeking of Sexual Content in Their Media Choices,” published in The Journal of Sex Research (Volume 48, Issue 4). Dr. Bleakley’s co-authors were APPC scholars Michael Hennessy, Ph.D., and Martin Fishbein, Ph.D. Article abstract: This article reports on

Annenberg sex and media researchers published in Journal of Sex Research

Annenberg School for Communication alumna Shawnika J. Hull, Ph.D., and Annenberg Public Policy Center scholars Michael Hennessy, Ph.D., Amy Bleakley, Ph.D., Martin Fishbein, Ph.D., and Amy Jordan, Ph.D., published a paper, “Identifying the Causal Pathways from Religiosity to Delayed Adolescent Sexual Behavior” in The Journal of Sex Research (October 2010). The authors used data from the Annenberg Sex and Media study,

APPC researchers published in Journal of Sex Research

Using data from the Annenberg Sex and Media Study, current and former Annenberg Public Policy Center health communication researchers Jennifer A. Manganello, Vani R. Henderson, Amy Jordan, Nicole Trentacoste, Suzanne Martin, Michael Hennessy, and Martin Fishbein have published a paper that compares how teens and trained coders evaluate sexual content in media. “Adolescent Judgment of

Study Shows Effectiveness of Community-Based Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents

A study coordinated by researchers at APPC demonstrates the effectiveness of community-based screening to combat the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in high-risk adolescents. The study found that African-American youth ages 14 to 17 who were identified as positive for at least one of three STIs subsequently reduced their number of sexual partners and

APPC Health Communication Scholars Published in Sexuality Research and Social Policy

APPC scholars Amy Bleakley, Ph.D., Michael Hennessy, Ph.D., and Martin Fishbein, Ph.D., published a paper, “Predicting Preferences for Types of Sex Education in US Schools” (Sexuality Research and Social Policy), identifying characteristics related to sex education policy preferences in the United States. The authors used data from the Annenberg National Health Communication Survey.   Article

APPC Health Communication Scholars Published in Journal of Sex Research

Michael Hennessy, Ph.D., research analysis manager at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, was lead author of a paper, “Estimating the Longitudinal Association Between Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Exposure to Sexual Media Content,” published in the Journal of Sex Research. Co-authors were APPC’s Dr. Amy Bleakley, Professor Martin Fishbein (principal investigator of the study), and Dr.