ERIC Number: EJ528756
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Basic Behavioral Science Research for Mental Health. Social Influence and Social Cognition.
American Psychologist, v51 n5 p478-84 May 1996
Discusses social influence and social cognition's effect on health and social well-being, and examines the efficacy of public health campaigns, the effects of negative stereotyping, and why some teenagers resist drug use and others do not as part of the social problems addressed by behavioral science research. Future directions for research on social influences are highlighted. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Prepared by the Basic Behavioral Science Task Force of the National Advisory Mental Health Council.