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what are some good examples of negative peer pressure

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Depends on type: Certainly peer pressure to drink alcohol, do drugs, have sex, etc. Has very negative implications for the one being pressured or bullied. However, in ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Many: Peer pressure can try to influence behaviors (pressure to have another drink, be more sexually active, vote for a certain person) or may try to influe ... Read More
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Dr. Nancy Hayes-gary
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Can be many types: Peer pressure can take many forms but most commonly the term is used as friends coercing you to do something like use drugs or alcohol, break the law, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
You are responsible: For you no matter what others say and do. . Think about what is right and wrong and decide for yourself what is the right thing to do. Develop inner s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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You are bit older to: be asking. I would talk to someone who you trust. Give yourself some time alone to make important decisions or those you trust who have had a history ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple factors:: Stress, tension, anxiety, bullying, depession, drugs: need I say more: choose your friends wisely and ALWAYS COMMUNICATE
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Peerpressure=alcohol: The adolescent substance abuse knowledge base reports 30% teens are offered drugs in middle- high school. According to the national household survey ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chen
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sex and teens: Peer pressure can disrupt a teens normal sexual development if a teen is pressured and gives in to sexual activity before he or she feels comfortable ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naomi Zilkha
27 years experience Pediatrics
Positive peers: If a teen's friends are choosing to make decisions that are healthy, then that teen has a higher chance of making his/her own healthy decisions.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Many: Peer pressure, like any other psychological stress, can make a person uncomfortable, irritable, or distracted. Health problems can result if this pre ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Peer Pressure: If you go to the American Psychological Association website you will find good research and information about peer pressure and lots of other things. ... Read More

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