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Doctor insights on: Lesson Plans To Educate About Peer Pressure

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What are the type of peer pressure?

What are the type of peer pressure?

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 influence thinking and values. It can be direct with peers verbally making statements that encourage thoughts/behaviors & it can be indirect with peers behaving in a way and rejecting when others do not fall into line. Seek wise counsel to find your way. ...Read more

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What is the solution of peer pressure?

What is the solution of peer pressure?

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 strength and self-confidence, stand firm, walk away when necessary, resist doing something when you know better. Appropriate worthwhile peers will respect you. The others are not worth your time and likely have ulterior motives. Live strong and well! ...Read more

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What are the solutions for peer pressure?

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 of making decisions in a sound manner. Give more space to those pressuring you and let them know you don't enjoy being told what to do /what is cool and how much you don't measure up. Part of growing up is knowing who you are and being ok with it. ...Read more

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Can peer pressure ever be good for my child?

Can peer pressure ever be good for my child?

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 other environments peer pressure can help kids stay away from these things and do better in school. ...Read more

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How would peer pressure change a person's personality and behaviour?

How would peer pressure change a person's personality and behaviour?

Multiple factors:: Stress, tension, anxiety, bullying, depession, drugs: need I say more: choose your friends wisely and ALWAYS COMMUNICATE ...Read more

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What effect does peer pressure have on drinking?

What effect does peer pressure have on drinking?

Peerpressure=alcohol: The adolescent substance abuse knowledge base reports 30% teens are offered drugs in middle- high school. According to the national household survey on drug use and health from the U.S. Department of health and human services, 74.3% of high school students have tried alcohol. To combat 'peer-pressure' parents should 'talk to their teenagers', know their friends and stay involved. ...Read more

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How does peer pressure affect a teen's sexual development?

How does peer pressure affect a teen's sexual development?

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 and ready. Sexuality is an important aspect of development and impacts a person's identity, self-worth, self-image, and emotional stability among other areas. It is important to respect your own sexual boundaries as well as others. ...Read more

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How can peer pressure have a positive affect on the health decisions of a teenager?

How can peer pressure have a positive affect on the health decisions of a teenager?

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. ...Read more

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Are there any particular psychological or health related problems caused by peer pressure?

Are there any particular psychological or health related problems caused by peer pressure?

Many: Peer pressure, like any other psychological stress, can make a person uncomfortable, irritable, or distracted. Health problems can result if this pressure leads the person to act in unhealthy or risky ways. Common problems include smoking, irresponsible sex, unsafe driving, drug use, etc. Although resisting peer pressure can be hard, it's often the smartest & healthiest choice. ...Read more

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I am doing a research paper for school, could you give anymore information on how peer pressure can affect a teen's personality?

I am doing a research paper for school, could you give anymore information on how peer pressure can affect a teen's personality?

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. Here's a link http://www. Apa. Org/search. Aspx? Query=peer%20pressure Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are kids under greater peer pressure to misbehave in HS or college?

Are kids under greater peer pressure to misbehave in HS or college?

Interesting question: Kids are always under peer pressure. As kids mature, they become more self assured & independent (usually following ideals instilled by parents) rather than depending on others for validation. College represents a problem in that this is the first place young adults are completely on their own to make good or bad choices. A person is always responsible for their actions high school or college. ...Read more

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What physical fitness plan reduces blood pressure?

What physical fitness plan reduces blood pressure?

Exercise: Blood pressure tends to increase temporarily w/weight lifting but strengthening should still be a definite part of everyone's exercise program, along w/aerobics, stretching/flexibility & balance. These latter elements tend to lead to lower blood pressure in the long run. In general, comprehensive regular exercise leads to lower pressure. That and eating healthy. Good idea to avoid adding salt. ...Read more

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Why is a physical fitness plan that causes a reduction of blood pressure beneficial to cardiovascular health?

Why is a physical fitness plan that causes a reduction of blood pressure beneficial to cardiovascular health?

Reduction of BP: High BP is deleterious to health. Physical fitness helps to control BP and reduces cholesterol levels. Also it produces endorphins which makes person to feel happy. That's why physical fitness exercises are good for health. ...Read more

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If I have high blood pressure without on medicine and on amoxicillin and plan in getting drunk this weekend what can happen?

If I have high blood pressure without on medicine and on amoxicillin and plan in getting drunk this weekend what can happen?

Alcohol and BP: The Amoxicillin and alcohol is not the best idea. But the BP elevation and alcohol can cause a stroke quite easily. A bad idea, and a sadly all too common mistake. I'd rather have a heart attack than a stroke. I don't want somebody feeding me while I sit in an adult high chair and drool. Alcohol isn't worth it? ...Read more

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I feel some kind of pressure/tension behind and inside my left eye. It's been 3 months. Which kind of doctor should I plan an appointment?

I feel some kind of pressure/tension behind and inside my left eye. It's been 3 months. Which kind of doctor should I plan an appointment?

See an EYE MD: The Adderall XR you are taking causes drying of the mucous in your tears, nose and mouth. This can block the small entrances to your sinuses on one or both sides and cause the pressure there to elevate and produce pain behind the eyes. Make an appointment with your family doctor to arrange a trial off of Adderall XR or investigate the matter further. ...Read more

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Eye pressure 28 and threshold is 19. Use eye drop until pressure is stabilized. Then stop drop and try slt. Does this sound like a reasonable plan?

Eye pressure 28 and threshold is 19. Use eye drop until pressure is stabilized. Then stop drop and try slt. Does this sound like a reasonable plan?

If drops work: If the eye drops allow you to reach threshold levels, continue on the drops rather than going ahead with slt. ...Read more

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I took the Plan B pill last Tuesday. I am not experiencing pressure and pains from the left side of my uterus. Worse than period cramps?

I took the Plan B pill last Tuesday. I am not experiencing pressure and pains from the left side of my uterus. Worse than period cramps?

Possible: Without more information it is difficult to say if you should worry. First do a pregnancy test. If positive, see your GYN (or come see me, I am in Vegas). If your test is negative, then you should still see a doctor but it is less urgent than with a positive test. Cramps and bleeding is normal after plan B - but having them to one side could be a problem. ...Read more

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