Publications list for Adjunct Professor Melanie Wakefield

2013 | 2012 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Dunlop, S., Cotter, T., Perez, D., Wakefield, M. (2013), Televised Antismoking Advertising: Effects of Level and Duration of Exposure. American Journal of Public Health. 103(8), e66-e73. [Abstract]
  • Chapman, S., Wakefield, M. (2013), Large-scale unassisted smoking cessation over 50 years: lessons from history for endgame planning in tobacco control. Tobacco Control. 22(Suppl 1), i33-i35. [Abstract]


  • Scully, M., Wakefield, M., Niven, P., Chapman, K., Crawford, D., Pratt, I., Baur, L., Flood, V., Morley, B. (2012), Association between food marketing exposure and adolescents' food choices and eating behaviors. Appetite. 58(1), 1-5. [Abstract]
  • Chapman, S., Wakefield, M. (2012), Smoking cessation strategies. BMJ. 344, e1732. [Abstract]


  • Gartner, C., Chapman, S., Hall, W., Wakefield, M. (2010), Why we need tobacco sales data for good tobacco control. Medical Journal of Australia. 192, 3-4. [Abstract]
  • Dunlop, S., Kashima, Y., Wakefield, M. (2010), Predictors and Consequences of Conversations About Health Promoting Media Messages. Communication Monographs. 77(4), 518-539.
  • Dunlop, S., Wakefield, M., Kashima, Y. (2010), Pathways to Persuasion: Cognitive and Experiential Responses to Health-Promoting Mass Media Messages. Communication Research. 37(1), 133-164.


  • Morley, B., Wakefield, M., Dunlop, S., Hill, D. (2009), Impact of a mass media campaign linking abdominal obesity and cancer: a natural exposure evaluation. Health education research. 24(6), 1069-1079. [Abstract]
  • Smith, D., Clements, M., Wakefield, M., Chapman, S. (2009), Impact of Australian celebrity diagnoses on prostate cancer screening. The Medical Journal of Australia. 191(10), 574-575. [Abstract]
  • Siahpush, M., Wakefield, M., Spittal, M., Durkin, S., Scollo, M. (2009), Taxation Reduces Social Disparities in Adult Smoking Prevalence. American journal of preventive medicine. 36(4), 285-91. [Abstract]
  • McLeod, K., Wakefield, M., Chapman, S., Smith, K., Durkin, S. (2009), Changes in the news representation of smokers and tobacco-related media advocacy from 1995 to 2005 in Australia. Journal of epidemiology and community health. 63(3), 215-220. [Abstract]
  • Dobbinson, S., White, V., Wakefield, M., Jamsen, K., White, V., Livingston, P., English, D., Simpson, J. (2009), Adolescents' use of purpose built shade in secondary schools: cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 338, b95. [Abstract]
  • Scully, M., Dixon, H., Wakefield, M. (2009), Association between commercial television exposure and fast-food consumption among adults. Public health nutrition. 12(1), 105-110. [Abstract]
  • Wakefield, M., Cameron, M., Murphy, M. (2009), Potential for smoke-free policies in social venues to prevent smoking uptake and reduce relapse: a qualitative study. Health Promotion Practice. 10(1), 119-127. [Abstract]
  • Cheng, Y., Wakefield, M., Siddle, H., Coggill, P., Herbert, C., Beck, S., Belov, K., Eldridge, M. (2009), Isolation and characterization of 10 MHC Class I-associated microsatellite loci in tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Molecular Ecology Resources. 9(1), 346-349. [Abstract]


  • Wakefield, M., Germain, D., Durkin, S. (2008), How does increasingly plainer cigarette packaging influence adult smokers' perceptions about brand image? An experimental study. Tobacco control. 17(6), 416-421. [Abstract]
  • Hill, D., Wakefield, M. (2008), Understanding and influencing cancer-related beliefs and behaviour can improve outcome. The Lancet Oncology. , 1020-1021. [Abstract]
  • Scully, M., Wakefield, M., Dixon, H. (2008), Trends in news coverage about skin cancer prevention, 1993-2006: increasingly mixed messages for the public. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 32(5), 461-466. [Abstract]
  • Dobbinson, S., Wakefield, M., Hill, D., Girgis, A., Aitken, J., Beckmann, K., Reeder, A., Herd, N., Fairthorne, A., Bowles, K. (2008), Prevalence and determinants of Australian adolescents' and adults' weekend sun protection and sunburn, summer 2003-2004. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 59(4), 602-614. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, H., Dobbinson, S., Wakefield, M., Jamsen, K., McLeod, K. (2008), Portrayal of tanning, clothing fashion and shade use in Australian women's magazines, 1987-2005. Health education research. 23(5), 791-802. [Abstract]
  • White, V., Webster, B., Wakefield, M. (2008), Do graphic health warning labels have an impact on adolescents' smoking-related beliefs and behaviours?. Addiction. 103(9), 1562-1571. [Abstract]
  • Wakefield, M., Durkin, S., Spittal, M., Siahpush, M., Scollo, M., Simpson, J., Chapman, S., White, V., Hill, D. (2008), Impact of tobacco control policies and mass media campaigns on monthly adult smoking prevalence. American Journal of Public Health. 98(8), 1443-1450. [Abstract]
  • Morley, B., Chapman, K., Mehta, K., King, L., Swinburn, B., Wakefield, M. (2008), Parental awareness and attitudes about food advertising to children on Australian television. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 32(4), 341-347. [Abstract]
  • Biener, L., Wakefield, M., Shiner, C., Siegel, M. (2008), How broadcast volume and emotional content affect youth recall of anti-tobacco advertising. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 35(1), 14-19. [Abstract]
  • Mullins, R., Wakefield, M., Broun, K. (2008), Encouraging the right women to attend for cervical cancer screening: results from a targeted television campaign in Victoria, Australia. Health education research. 23(3), 477-486. [Abstract]
  • Wakefield, M., Liberman, J. (2008), Back to the future: tobacco industry interference, evidence and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Tobacco control. 17, 145-146. [Abstract]
  • McLeod, K., White, V., Mullins, R., Davey, C., Wakefield, M., Hill, D. (2008), How do friends influence smoking uptake? Findings from qualitative interviews with identical twins. The Journal of genetic psychology. 169(2), 117-131. [Abstract]
  • Smith, K., Siebel, C., Pham, L., Cho, J., Singer, R., Chaloupka, F., Griswold, M., Wakefield, M. (2008), News on tobacco and public attitudes toward smokefree air policies in the United States. Health Policy. 86(1), 42-52. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, H., Lagerlund, M., Spittal, M., Hill, D., Dobbinson, S., Wakefield, M. (2008), Use of sun-protective clothing at outdoor leisure settings from 1992 to 2002: serial cross-sectional observation survey. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 17(2), 428-434. [Abstract]
  • Smith, K., Wakefield, M., Terry-McElrath, Y., Chaloupka, F., Flay, B., Johnston, L., Saba, A., Siebel, C. (2008), Relation between newspaper coverage of tobacco issues and smoking attitudes and behaviour among American teens. Tobacco control. 17(1), 17-24. [Abstract]
  • Dobbinson, S., Wakefield, M., Jamsen, K., Herd, N., Spittal, M., Lipscomb, J., Hill, D. (2008), Weekend sun protection and sunburn in Australia trends (1987-2002) and association with SunSmart television advertising. American journal of preventive medicine. 34(2), 94-101. [Abstract]
  • Wakefield, M., Germain, D., Henriksen, L. (2008), The effect of retail cigarette pack displays on impulse purchase. Addiction (Abingdon, England). 103(2), 322-8. [Abstract]
  • Durkin, S., Wakefield, M. (2008), Interrupting a narrative transportation experience: program placement effects on responses to antismoking advertising. Journal of Health Communication. 13(7), 667-680. [Abstract]
  • Dunlop, S., Wakefield, M., Kashima, Y. (2008), Can you feel it? Risk, emotion, and narrative in health communication. Media Psychology. 11, 52-75.
  • Dunlop, S., Wakefield, M., Kashima, Y. (2008), The contribution of antismoking advertising to quitting: intra- and interpersonal processes. Journal of Health Communication. 13(3), 250-266. [Abstract]