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Università della Svizzera italiana

Implicit messages regarding unhealthy foodstuffs in Chinese television advertisements : increasing the risk of obesity

Chang, Angela ; Schulz, Peter J. ; Schirato, Tony ; Hall, Brian J.

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2018, vol. 15, no. 1, p. 70

Previous studies indicated that television (TV) advertising is associated with higher rates of obesity. The rate of obesity and overweight continues to rise in mainland China, bringing into question whether TV advertising to young audiences might be partly to blame. This study investigated messaging delivered through TV advertisements regarding healthy and unhealthy foodstuffs. A total of 42...

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The measurements and an elaborated understanding of Chinese eHealth literacy (C-eHEALS) in chronic patients in China

Chang, Angela ; Schulz, Peter J.

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2018, vol. 15, no. 7, p. 1553

The rapid rise of Internet-based technologies to disseminate health information and services has been shown to enhance online health information acquisition. A Chinese version of the electronic health literacy scale (C-eHEALS) was developed to measure patients’ combined knowledge and perceived skills at finding and applying electronic health information to health problems. A valid sample...

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Strategic uses of Facebook in Zika outbreak communication : implications for the crisis and emergency risk communication model

Lwin, May O. ; Lu, Jiahui ; Sheldenkar, Anita ; Schulz, Peter J.

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2018, vol. 15, no. 9, p. 1974

While social media has been increasingly used for communication of infectious disease outbreaks, little is known about how social media can improve strategic communication across various stages of the health crisis. The Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Model (Reynolds CERC) outlines strategies across different crisis phases and can guide crisis communication on social...

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Functional validity of a judgment skills measure within the concept of health literacy for sleeping disorder patients

Dubowicz, Arthur ; Schulz, Peter J.

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2014, vol. 11, no. 10, p. 10868-10882

The concept of health literacy has been widened to include higher order aspects such as patient decision-making skills while its measurement continued to rely narrowly on reading and numeracy skills, known as functional health literacy. We developed a Judgment Skills measure, designed to assess patients’ ability to make appropriate decisions with regard to their condition. The measure...

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Cyberbullying perpetration and victimization among children and adolescents : a systematic review of longitudinal studies

Camerini, Anne-Linda ; Marciano, Laura ; Carrara, Anna ; Schulz, Peter J.

In: Telematics and informatics, 2020, vol. 49, no. June, p. 13 p

In this systematic review of exclusively longitudinal studies on cyberbullying perpetration and victimization among adolescents, we identified 76 original longitudinal studies published between 2007 and 2017. The majority of them approached middle school students in two waves at 6 or 12 months apart. Prevalence rates for cyberbullying perpetration varied between 5.3 and 66.2 percent, and for...