peer pressure


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peer pressure

n.
Pressure from one's peers to behave in a manner similar or acceptable to them.
Translations

peer pressure

nGruppen- or Erwartungsdruck m (vonseiten Gleichaltriger)
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By changed the social norm from "stealing" to "preserving," he used a subtle form of peer pressure to induce good behavior.
One of the biggest challenges teens face is standing up to peer pressure.
The current study aimed to further our insight into the link between social anxiety and substance use in adolescents by evaluating the potential role susceptibility to peer pressure plays in adolescents' substance use.
A "SUPERHERO academy" has been launched to help young people learn how to deal with social challenges including cyber bullying and peer pressure.
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The Trouble With Peer Pressure, A Simple "My ADHD Story" for Young Teens
Some would call it keeping up with the Joneses, but I preferred her description of peer pressure.
The present research was conducted to develop an indigenous scale to measure peer pressure for adolescents (14-18 years).
Peer pressure manifests itself in numerous ways, from simple things like the clothes we wear to more serious things such as smoking or using drugs.
CREDAI, being the apex body of real estate developers in the country with over 8000 Members, is now banking on peer pressure amongst its members to resolve consumer complaints.
Through the course of the workshop, the facilitators engage in open discussion with the children to enable them to recognise bullying and negative peer pressure.
Summary: Eighteen-year-old Wafa Saleem (name withheld at request) admits that peer pressure once forced her to try smoking a cigarette when she was in school.