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College of Humanities & Sciences

Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture



Mental Health

Guidry, J.P.D., O’Donnell, N.H., Miller, C.A., Perrin, P.B., & Carlyle, K.E. Pinning pain, despair, and distress: Suicide-related visual content on Pinterest. In press at Crisis.

Carlyle, K.E., Guidry, J.P.D., Williams, K., Tabaac, A., & Perrin, P.B. (2018). Suicide conversations on Instagram™: contagion or caring? Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 11(1), 12-18.

Guidry, J.P.D., Zhang, Y., Jin, Y., & Parrish, C. (2016). Portrayals of Depression on Pinterest and Why Public Relations Practitioners Should Care. Public Relations Review, 42(1), 232-234.

Substance Use

Laestadius, L.I., Guidry, J.P.D., Greskoviak, G., & Anderson, J. (In press). Making “Weedish Fish”: An Exploratory Analysis of Cannabis Recipes on Pinterest. Substance Use and Misuse. DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1638410

Guidry, J.P.D., Haddad, L.G., Jin, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2017). #Hookah, #Shisha, #Narghile: The portrayal of #waterpipe smoking on Instagram. Journal of Healthcare Communications, 2(3).

Guidry, J.P.D., Jin, Y., Smith, J., Zhang, Y., & Haddad, L. (2016). How health risks are pinpointed (or not) on social media: The portrayal of waterpipe smoking on Pinterest. Health Communication, 31(6), 659-667.

Infectious Diseases

Guidry, J.P.D., Coman, I.A., Vraga, E.K., O’Donnell, N.H., & Sreepada, N. (S)pin the Flu Vaccine: Recipes for Concern. Vaccine 38, 5498-5506

Guidry, J.P.D., Meganck, S.L., Perrin, P.B., Messner, M., Lovari, A., & Carlyle, K.E. (2020). #Ebola on Pinterest and Twitter: How publics address the health crisis in the light of risk perception and health behaviors. Accepted at Atlantic Journal of Communication.

Guidry, J.P.D., Carlyle, K.E., Perrin, P.B., LaRose, J.G., Ryan, M., & Messner, M. (2019). A path model of psychosocial constructs predicting Zika vaccine uptake intent. Vaccine, 37, 5233-5241.

Guidry, J.P.D., Kim, S., Cacciatore, M. A., Jin, Y., & Messner, M. (in press). Dissecting the root of vaccine misinformation on Pinterest: Examining anti-vaccine organizations’ conflict strategies and risk communication. The Electronic Journal of Communication.

Guidry, J.P.D., Carlyle, K.E., LaRose, J.G., Perrin, P.B., Messner, M., & Ryan, M. (2019). Using the Health Belief Model to Analyze Instagram Posts about Zika for Public Health Communications. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(1), 179.

Guidry, J.P.D., Carlyle, K.E., LaRose, J. G., Perrin, P.B., Ryan, M., Messner, M., & Adams, J.W. (2018). Framing and visual type: Effect on future Zika vaccine uptake intent. Journal of Public Health Research, 7(1).

Guidry, J.P.D., Jin, Y., Orr, C.A., Messner, M., & Meganck, S.L. (2017). #Ebola on Instagram and Twitter: How health organizations address the health crisis in their social media engagement. Public Relations Review, 43(3), 477-486.

Guidry, J.P.D., Messner, M., Carlyle, K.E., & Jin, Y. (2015). On pins and needles: How vaccines are portrayed on Pinterest. Vaccine 33, 5051-5056.

Violence Prevention

Burton, C.W. & Guidry, J.P.D.  Reporting Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault: A mixed methods study of concerns and considerations among college women of color. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.

Guidry, J.P.D., Sawyer, A.N., Burton, C.W. & Carlyle, K.E. (In press). #NotOkay: Stories about Abuse on Instagram and Twitter. Accepted at Partner Abuse. 

Carlyle, K.E., Guidry, J.P.D., Daugherty, S., & Burton, C.W. (In press). Intimate Partner Violence on Instagram: Visualizing a Public Health Approach to Prevention. Accepted at Health Education and Behavior.

Carlyle, K.E., Guidry, J.P.D. & Burton, C.W. (In press). Recipes for Prevention: An Analysis of Intimate Partner Violence Messages on Pinterest. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Women’s health and sexual health

O’Donnell, N. H., Willoughby, J. F. (2017). Photo-sharing social media for eHealth: Analyzing perceived message effectiveness of sexual health information on Instagram. The Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine. 40 (4), 149-159. DOI: 10.1080/17453054.2017.1384995

Miller, C.A., Guidry, J.P., & Fuemmeler, B. F. (2019). Breast Cancer Voices on Pinterest: Raising Awareness or Just an Inspirational Image? Health education & behavior, 46(2_suppl), 49S-58S.


Guidry, J.P.D., Meganck, S.L., Lovari, A., Messner, M., Adams, J., Sherman, S., & Medina-Messner, V. (In press). Tweeting about #diseases and #publichealth: Communicating global health issues across nations. Health Communication.

Guidry, J.P.D. & Benotsch, E. (2019). Pinning to Cope: Using Pinterest for Chronic Pain Management. Health Education and Behavior. doi: 10.1177/1090198118824399

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