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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Medicine D-index 71 Citations 18,047 280 World Ranking 14623 National Ranking 536

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • Internal medicine
  • Social psychology

Melanie Wakefield focuses on Environmental health, Advertising, Tobacco control, Health promotion and Public health. Her Environmental health research includes elements of Odds ratio, Epidemiology, Health education and Cross-sectional study. Her Advertising study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Tobacco industry and Packaging and labeling.

Her Tobacco control study incorporates themes from Nicotine replacement therapy, Monitoring the Future and Cohort study. Her research investigates the connection between Health promotion and topics such as Per capita that intersect with problems in Content analysis, Bibliometrics and Newspaper. Melanie Wakefield interconnects Percentile, Mental health, Severity of illness and Quality of life in the investigation of issues within Public health.

Her most cited work include:

  • Use of mass media campaigns to change health behaviour (1175 citations)
  • Effect of restrictions on smoking at home, at school, and in public places on teenage smoking: cross sectional study (470 citations)
  • The cigarette pack as image: new evidence from tobacco industry documents (334 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her primary areas of study are Environmental health, Advertising, Tobacco control, Demography and Public health. The various areas that Melanie Wakefield examines in her Environmental health study include Obesity, Cross-sectional study, Youth smoking, Health promotion and Smoking prevalence. Her Cross-sectional study research incorporates themes from Odds ratio and Substance abuse.

Her Mass media study, which is part of a larger body of work in Advertising, is frequently linked to Point of sale, bridging the gap between disciplines. She has researched Tobacco control in several fields, including Public relations, Public policy and Newspaper. Her Demography research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Socioeconomic status and Confidence interval.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Environmental health (30.90%)
  • Advertising (29.40%)
  • Tobacco control (16.58%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Environmental health (30.90%)
  • Advertising (29.40%)
  • Demography (16.08%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Her main research concerns Environmental health, Advertising, Demography, Public health and Health promotion. Her Environmental health research incorporates elements of Educational interventions, Observational study and Obesity. Her work on Mass media as part of her general Advertising study is frequently connected to Point of sale, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science.

Her Demography study also includes

  • Cross-sectional study which is related to area like Incidence,
  • Tobacco control most often made with reference to Socioeconomic status,
  • Substance abuse that connect with fields like Occupational safety and health. Her research integrates issues of Psychological intervention, Health literacy and Preference in her study of Public health. Her research in Health promotion intersects with topics in Developmental psychology, Cohort study, Family medicine and Moderation.

Between 2015 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Should cigarette pack sizes be capped (51 citations)
  • The effect of packaging, branding and labeling on the experience of unhealthy food and drink: A review (34 citations)
  • Population-based evaluation of the ‘LiveLighter’ healthy weight and lifestyle mass media campaign (30 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Internal medicine
  • Social psychology

Melanie Wakefield spends much of her time researching Environmental health, Demography, Cross-sectional study, Tobacco control and Packaging and labeling. Her Environmental health study combines topics in areas such as Occupational safety and health and Substance abuse. Her work in Demography addresses issues such as Socioeconomic status, which are connected to fields such as Smoking prevalence, Percentage point, Young adult and Behavioral addiction.

She has included themes like Quality, Abstinence and Aftertaste in her Tobacco control study. The Packaging and labeling study combines topics in areas such as Advertising, Product and Craving. In her study, Social psychology and Cancer is inextricably linked to Health education, which falls within the broad field of Advertising.

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Best Publications

Use of mass media campaigns to change health behaviour

Melanie A Wakefield;Barbara Loken;Robert C Hornik.
The Lancet (2010)

1922 Citations

Effect of restrictions on smoking at home, at school, and in public places on teenage smoking: cross sectional study

Melanie A Wakefield;Frank J Chaloupka;Nancy J Kaufman;C Tracy Orleans.
BMJ (2000)

726 Citations

Mass media campaigns to promote smoking cessation among adults: an integrative review

Sarah Durkin;Emily Brennan;Melanie Wakefield.
Tobacco Control (2012)

518 Citations

The cigarette pack as image: new evidence from tobacco industry documents

M Wakefield;C Morley;J K Horan;K M Cummings.
Tobacco Control (2002)

478 Citations

The effects of television advertisements for junk food versus nutritious food on children's food attitudes and preferences

Helen G. Dixon;Maree L. Scully;Melanie A. Wakefield;Victoria M. White.
Social Science & Medicine (2007)

410 Citations

Role of the media in influencing trajectories of youth smoking

Melanie Wakefield;Brian Flay;Mark Nichter;Gary Giovino.
Addiction (2003)

398 Citations

Impact of Tobacco Control Policies and Mass Media Campaigns on Monthly Adult Smoking Prevalence

Melanie A. Wakefield;Sarah Durkin;Matthew J. Spittal;Mohammad Siahpush.
American Journal of Public Health (2008)

372 Citations

Effectiveness of comprehensive tobacco control programmes in reducing teenage smoking in the USA.

Melanie Wakefield;Frank Chaloupka.
Tobacco Control (2000)

309 Citations

Effects of anti-smoking advertising on youth smoking: a review.

Melanie Wakefield;Brian Flay;Mark Nichter;Gary Giovino.
Journal of Health Communication (2003)

285 Citations

The health-related quality-of-life of never smokers, ex-smokers, and light, moderate, and heavy smokers.

David Wilson;Jacqueline Parsons;Melanie Wakefield.
Preventive Medicine (1999)

280 Citations

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