TITLE

Peer pressure: Why it's so hard to say no when everyone is doing it

AUTHOR(S)
Falkenstein, Rachel; Selkirk, Zane
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews several children throughout the United States on alcohol and drug abuse, and how peer pressure effect their decision making in regards to these issues. Background information on they experience with peer pressure; Details on other effects of peer pressure within the school environment; Where further information on this topic may be obtained.
ACCESSION #
9707256478

 

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