ERIC Number: EJ298835
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Capturing the Energy of Peer Pressure: Insights from a Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Cigarette Smoking.
Newman, Ian M.
Journal of School Health, v54 n4 p146-48 Apr 1984
Studies indicate that adolescents smoke to obtain a desirable image, rather than from direct pressure from peers. Suggestions for using peer influence to make favorable changes in health behaviors are offered. (DF)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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