Citations with the tag: PEER pressure in adolescence
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- BATTLING Peer Pressure.
Fanning, Karen // Scholastic Scope; 12/8/2003, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p18
Presents guidelines on handling peer pressure faced by teenagers.
- How to say no!
Campanella, Kerry // Scholastic Choices; Feb96, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p8
Presents tips for teenagers in saying no to peer pressure in the United States. Critical decisions made by several teenagers; Anticipation of difficult situations; Identification of a core group of friends to support positive decisions; Practicing of what to say in different situations;...
- The All New Winning Team.
White, Kevin; Britt, Stephanie // Winner; Oct96, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p14
Presents a comic strip about peer pressure in adolescence.
- Turing peer pressure inside out.
Gartner, Audrey; Riessman, Frank // Education Week; 05/20/98, Vol. 17 Issue 36, p36
Opinion. Discusses the issue of peer influence among young people. Effects of peer pressure; Reference to the results of research conducted by Laurence Steinberg; Calls for parents to be taught to solve their communication problems with their children; How peers have a negative influence in...
- Rejected Kids Who Don't Fit In.
Gaskins, Pearl // Scholastic Choices; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p18
Discusses why teenagers are picked on and how peer rejection affects kids in the United States.
- Peer Pressure Protection.
Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Pediatrics for Parents; 1999, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p8
Discusses how parents can protect their teenage children from peer pressure.
- Do Substance Use and Delinquency have Differential Associations with Adolescents' Peer Relations?
Maggs, Jennifer L.; Hurrelmann, Klaus // International Journal of Behavioral Development; Jun98, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p367
Despite their potentially serious short- and long-term risks, developmental theorists have argued that risk behaviours may play important constructive roles in adolescent development. The present study hypothesised that adolescent substance use, but not delinquency, would be associated with...
- "Inside City Hall"
Maggs, Jennifer L.; Hurrelmann, Klaus // Munday Courier (TX); 4/9/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 18, p5
The article comments on various issues relevant to peer pressure and parenting for teenagers in the U.S.
- Silent no more.
Maggs, Jennifer L.; Hurrelmann, Klaus // National Catholic Reporter; 4/15/94, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p5
Reports on the campaign of Jacqueline Vaught to encourage young people to make good decisions instead of giving in to peer pressure. Death of Vaught's daughter in the hands of four teenage girls; Discussion on the details of the murder; Introduction of a public awareness program called `No...
- Ethnic variation in peer influences on adolescent smoking.
Unger, Jennifer B.; Rohrbach, Louise Ann; Cruz, Tess Boley; Baezconde-Garbanati, Lourdes; Howard, Kim Ammann; Palmer, Paula H.; Johnson, C. Anderson // Nicotine & Tobacco Research; May2001, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p167
Previous research has indicated that the influence of peers on adolescent smoking may differ across ethnic groups. Although many studies have focused on African Americans, Hispanics, and Whites, few studies have included Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and multi-ethnic adolescents as...
- Saying `no, thanks!'.
Unger, Jennifer B.; Rohrbach, Louise Ann; Cruz, Tess Boley; Baezconde-Garbanati, Lourdes; Howard, Kim Ammann; Palmer, Paula H.; Johnson, C. Anderson // Current Health 1; May95, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p26
Reports on the percentage number of American children using tobacco. Studies suggesting lower self-image in kids who use tobacco; Impact of tobacco advertising on kids; Disadvantages of using tobacco; Advice on how to deal with peer pressure.
- No way! I'd rather have a soda.
Unger, Jennifer B.; Rohrbach, Louise Ann; Cruz, Tess Boley; Baezconde-Garbanati, Lourdes; Howard, Kim Ammann; Palmer, Paula H.; Johnson, C. Anderson // Current Health 1; Feb96, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p15
Presents a situation where a teenage girl came up with ways to say no to peer pressure regarding the use of drugs and other chemicals. Practicing of ways to say no; Preparation of excuses or refusals. INSET: 10 ways to say `no'..
- Effects of bullying.
Unger, Jennifer B.; Rohrbach, Louise Ann; Cruz, Tess Boley; Baezconde-Garbanati, Lourdes; Howard, Kim Ammann; Palmer, Paula H.; Johnson, C. Anderson // Youth Studies Australia; Autumn1994, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p11
Reports on the effects of peer victimization of Australian secondary school students. Development of suicidal tendencies and depression among female students who are bullied by their peers; Incidence of bullying in school; Adverse effects of bullying on students' health.
- Youth High-Risk Behaviors: Survey and Results.
Stevens, Patricia; Griffin, Juree // Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling; Oct2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p31
Youth seem to be engaging in increasingly severe risk behaviors. Understanding the connections between these behaviors and other factors may assist in developing appropriate intervention/prevention programs. This article presents results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's...
- Got a Problem?
Stevens, Patricia; Griffin, Juree // Scholastic Choices; Feb2000, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p9
Offers advice on a variety of teenage problems. Staying away from bad company; Helping a friend deal with date rape; Peer pressure to experiment with drugs.
- Knowing How to Say No! to Alcohol.
Hugel, Bob // Scholastic Choices; Oct2000, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p14
Describes reactions of teenagers in situations where they are pressured to drink alcoholic beverages.
- Youth & drugs abstracts.
Hugel, Bob // Youth Studies Australia; Jun1996, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p49
Presents an abstract of the study `Individual and family moderators of peer-influence in adolescent alcohol use,' by J. Toumbourou, G. Patton et al from the 7th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm: From Science to Policy to Practice, held on March 3-7, 1996 in Australia.
- ADOLESCENT VICTIMIZATION AND ASSOCIATED SUICIDAL AND VIOLENT BEHAVIORS.
Cleary, Sean D. // Adolescence; Winter2000, Vol. 35 Issue 140, p671
Presents information on a study which investigated the relationship between peer victimization and the risk of both suicidal and violence-related behaviors among adolescents in New York. Methodology; Results of the study; Discussion.
- Does peer pressure influence activity in obese kids?
Cleary, Sean D. // Active Living; Sep2012, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p25
The article discusses the article "Influence of peers and friends on overweight/obese youth's physical activity" that was published in "Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews," which explores the effects of peers on the physical activity of youths.
- Hazing: Rite or Wrong?
Cleary, Sean D. // Current Events; 10/6/2000, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the debate over hazing in the United States. Prevalence of hazing among teenagers; Peer pressure; Use of hazing as a harmless rite of passage for many young people.
- SMOKING ACQUISITION: PEER INFLUENCE AND SELF-SELECTION.
Min Qi Wang; Eddy, James M. // Psychological Reports; Jun2000 Part 2, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p1241
Examines the effect of peer influence and self-selection for smoking peers on smoking acquisition among adolescents in the United States. Use of the Teenage Attitudes and Practices Survey in the study; Discussion on the smoking progress for nonsmokers for adolescent boys; Importance of...
- put the gun down.
Paucke, Brent // Seventeen; Aug2001, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p138
Presents an article about a shooting incident which happened at the Bishop Neumann Junior-Senior High School on March 7, 2000. Information on Beth Bush, a student of Bishop Neumann who shot another teenager because of mental problems; Peer pressures faced by Bush as a teenager; Impact of peer...
- CD-ROM, Online, Software, Video: VIDEO.
Hofstetter, Janet // Book Report; Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p86
Features a video material on teens, drugs and peer pressure. Inclusion of on-screen scenarios; Availability of questions for discussion following each scenario; Impact of the dramatizations on students; Dependence of content's appropriateness on the school environment.
- Behaviour & development.
Headley, Susan // Youth Studies Australia; Dec97, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p59
Presents some abstracts about youth behaviour and development. `Maternal Predictors of Early Adolescent Achievement-Related Outcomes: Adolescent Gender as Moderator,' by M.R. Linver and S.B. Silverberg; `Association Between Peer Relationships and Depressive Symptoms: Testing Moderator Effects of...
- My Brother and Peer Pressure.
Salemme, Nickie // 21st Century; May96, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p10
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of looking after her younger brother so that he will not bend to peer pressures.
- THE SEARCH FOR EQUALITY: REPRESENTATIONS OF THE SMOKING ACT AMONG ADOLESCENT WOMEN.
Sánchez Martínez, J. Adriana; de Oliveira Ribeiro, Cléa Regina // Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE); jul/ago2008, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p640
This study aimed to discover the representations of the smoking habit in both non-smoking and smoking female adolescents from a high school in QuerÃ©taro, Mexico. It is a qualitative research, carried out with 14 female adolescents in 2005. A semi-structured interview and a socioeconomic...
- The Effect of Parenting on Adolescent Susceptibility to Peer Influence: Mediating Role of Self-Esteem.
Sánchez Martínez, J. Adriana; de Oliveira Ribeiro, Cléa Regina // Advances in Consumer Research; 2009, Vol. 36, p534
An abstract of the article "The Effect of Parenting on Adolescent Susceptibility to Peer Influence: Mediating Role of Self-Esteem," by Zhiyong Yang, Michel Laroche and Ashesh Mukherjee is presented.
- Shopping with friends and teens' susceptibility to peer influence.
Mangleburg, Tamara F.; Doney, Patricia M.; Bristol, Terry // Journal of Retailing; Summer2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p101
While some retailers may discourage groups of teenagers from shopping in their stores, there is reason to believe that peer groups may affect teen behaviors and evaluations in ways that could benefit retailers. In this paper, we examine the phenomenon of teenagers' shopping with friends, and, in...
- Peer relationship problems and disruptive behavior disorders.
Guevremont, David C.; Dumas, Mark C. // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders; Jul94, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p164
Discusses peer relationship problems and disruptive behavior disorders in children. Social skills interventions for children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Alternative intervention methods; Impact of stimulant medication on children diagnosed with ADHD.
- Preparing high schools for eighth-graders.
Jett, Daniel L.; Pulling, Diane N. // Education Digest; Mar1995, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p19
Suggests ways to minimize the effect of negative peer pressures on high school freshmen in the United States. Facilitating `seamless' transition into high schools; Organizing students and teachers into inter-disciplinary teams; Conducting regularly scheduled and planned advisory programs;...
- Adolescents' and Their Friends' Health-Risk Behavior: Factors That Alter or Add to Peer Influence.
Prinstein, Mitchell J.; Boergers, Julie; Spirito, Anthony // Journal of Pediatric Psychology; Jul2001, Vol. 26 Issue 5
Objective: To examine models of risk for adolescent health-risk behavior, including family dysfunction, social acceptance, and depression as factors that may compound or mitigate the associations between adolescents' and peers' risk behavior. Methods: Participants were 527 adolescents in grades...
- Peer effects on substance use among American teenagers.
Kawaguchi, Daiji // Journal of Population Economics; Jun2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p351
The widespread use of illicit substances by American teenagers has attracted the interest of both the general public and academic researchers. Among the various factors that people believe influence youth substance use, peer effects are identified as a critical determinant. Identifying peer...
- between us.
Grant, Gwendolyn Goldsby // Essence (Essence); Jul2001, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p60
Offers suggestions on how parents can deal with a ten-year-old daughter who has developed negative attitudes. Background on developmental turmoil in preteens and teenagers; Role of peer pressure in the girl's behavior; Strategies to help parents lead the girl to a positive and productive behavior.
Clymo, Philippa // Youth Studies Australia; Spring1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p58
Presents an abstract of the paper `Family and peer influences on smoking behavior among American adolescents: An age trend,' by M. Wang, E. Fitzhugh et al published in the `Journal of Adolescent Health.'
- THE MYTH OF PEER PRESSURE.
Ungar, Michael T. // Adolescence; Spring2000, Vol. 35 Issue 137, p167
The construct of peer pressure was examined as part of a qualitative study of the determinants of mental health for 41 high-risk adolescents. While the concept of peer pressure enables adults to explain youths' troubling behaviors, content analysis of the participants' accounts of their lives...
- Perceived Accessibility as a Predictor of Youth Smoking.
Doubeni, Chyke A.; Wenjun Li; Fouayzi, Hassan; DiFranza, Joseph R. // Annals of Family Medicine; Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p323
The article presents a study on the relationship between perceived accessibility of cigarettes and the risk of smoking among youths in Massachusetts. The study used data from the second Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth (DANDY-2) study which started in 2002. It concludes...
- Why teens won't join in.
Rawstrone, Annette // Nursery World; 8/27/2009, Vol. 109 Issue 4184, p10
The article discusses the research "Positive Activities: Qualitative Research with Young People," which investigated reasons why young people are not participating in organized activities in Great Britain. The report discovered that lack of information on organized activities holds back young...
- A Discerning Dad.
Cousins, Kirk // Men of Integrity; Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p51
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of learning the value of making the right decision when it comes to watching PG-13-rated films despite peer pressure.
- Blush if You're Moral.
Cousins, Kirk // America; 10/26/1985, Vol. 153 Issue 11, p250
The article expresses its alarm over details of teenage sexual practice and high incidences in teenage pregnancy. It complains about the kind of music the youth listens to and its pressures to have sex on boys. It mentions how some sectors have inadequately addressed the problem of teenage...
- Drinkers 'imitate peers'.
Cousins, Kirk // Campaign (UK); 6/27/2008, Issue 25, p2
The article reports on the findings of a study concerning binge drinking among young people in Great Britain. The study revealed that peer pressure, rather than advertising, is the main factor behind the rise in binge drinking among young people. The findings come as ministers prepare to conduct...
- Chapter 5: Friends, Cliques, and Peer Pressure.
Gallup, George; Hern´ndez, Roger E. // Teen's & Relationships; 2005, pN.PAG
This article explores the impact of peer pressure on adolescents. The Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence recognizes that joining cliques, having the desire to join a particular clique and being excluded from cliques are considered a normal part of adolescent development. Yet the same...
- When It Comes to Teenagers, It's Not Gay Rights, It's Common Sense.
Chasnoff, Debra // Empty Closet; May2009, Issue 423, p9A
The author reflects on the issue of gender-based stereotyping and its impact on teenagers. She asserts that parents, teachers and students need to see the film "How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up" to understand the gender pressures face by teenagers at school. She adds that most of the teenagers...
Chasnoff, Debra // Dolly; Jan2013, Issue 505, p113
The article presents questions and answers related to teenage life including how to deal with peer pressure on having sex, how to talk with one's father about girl-related issues such as getting a bra, and how to deal with a teacher who makes her feel uncomfortable.
- SELF CONFIDENCE OVERCOMES PEER PRESSURE.
Zschau, Robbin // 21st Century; Dec91, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p10
The author reflects on the issue of how to overcome peer pressure on teenagers. He argues that it takes someone with courage and self-confidence to defy the accepted answer and it should come naturally. Furthermore, the author believes that the new outlook will not be easy to achieve or to deal...
- swimsuit issue.
Bosch, Torie // Seventeen; Aug2001, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p144
Presents an article on the problems faced by teenage girls in wearing swimsuits. Effect of peer pressures on the fashion trends of teenagers; Insecurities of teenage girls regarding their body figures.
- Victimization of Obese Adolescents.
Robinson, Sabrina // Journal of School Nursing (Allen Press Publishing Services Inc.); Aug2006, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p201
Peer victimization of obese adolescents has been associated with low self-esteem, body dissatisfaction, social isolation, marginalization, poor psychosocial adjustment, depression, eating disorders, and suicidal ideation and attempts, not to mention poor academic performance. Weight-based peer...
- White Plains Hospital, Heineken produce booklet addressing underage drinking.
Robinson, Sabrina // Westchester County Business Journal; 3/20/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p21
The article reports on the publication by the Health Alliance on Alcohol of the "Facts and Conversations: Talking to Teens: Peer Pressure" booklet in the U.S. in 2006. The booklet focuses on the influence of peer pressure on underage drinking among American teenagers and how adults can remedy...
- WHEN DID BEING IN HIGH SCHOOL GET SO HARD?
Robinson, Sabrina // Dolly; Jul2008, Issue 453, p131
The author offers her views on how being in high school has become so hard these days. She believes that being a teenager is much more complicated than attending school and doing homework, because they are constantly faced with peer pressure and challenging obstacles. She has observed that...
- NO IS THE NEW YES.
Robinson, Sabrina // Dolly; Dec2010, Issue 480, p60
The article explains the benefits of why girls should learn to say no when they do not conform with some things or issues. It explains how girls could get better friends by not always trying to please other people. The article also emphasizes that by saying no, it makes one happier because they...
Lanthier, Helen // New England Reading Association Journal; 2006, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p59
Reviews the book "Stargirl," by Jerry Spinelli.