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ERIC Number: EJ610714
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2891
Measuring Peer Pressure, Popularity, and Conformity in Adolescent Boys and Girls: Predicting School Performance, Sexual Attitudes, and Substance Abuse.
Santor, Darcy A.; Messervey, Deanna; Kusumakar, Vivek
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v29 n2 p163-82 Apr 2000
Developed and validated short measures of peer pressure, peer conformity, and popularity with 148 adolescent Canadian boys and girls in grades 11 to 13. Results show all constructed measures to be internally consistent. Peer pressure and peer conformity were stronger predictors of risk behavior than measures assessing popularity, general conformity, or dysphoria. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada