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ERIC Number: EJ609425
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
Peer Support and Young People's Health.
Turner, Gillian
Journal of Adolescence, v22 n4 p567-72 Aug 1999
Suggests that while health problems experienced by young people are largely the result of psychological and behavioral factors, peer-led initiatives can have a positive effect on several factors that influence their health. Reviews strengths of peer support, including effects on self-esteem, self-efficacy, and locus of control. Discusses practical issues about establishing effective and sustainable peer support initiatives. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)