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ERIC Number: EJ651400
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1055-6699
Estimating the Prevalence of Adolescent Nonverbal Peer Pressures: An Exploratory Study.
Duryea, Elias J.; Herrera, Denise; Parkes, Jay
American Journal of Health Education, v33 n3 p154-60 May-Jun 2002
Surveyed ninth graders regarding the prevalence of nonverbal pressures in their daily experiences, noting gender differences. Students reported high levels of exposure to and conformity with nonverbal pressure, with differences in prevalence of receiving threatening gestures, space invasion from males, trust toward deceptive smiles from males, and greater prevalence of males using gaze to pressure others. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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