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Peer Pressure

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Aisha Chaudhry

on 25 November 2013

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Peer Pressure
Positive Peer Pressure
not to smoke or drink alcohol
to be nice to each other
to exercise and be healthy
stay focused
work hard to achieve our goals
improve how well you do in a sport
get rid of bad habits
Negative Peer Pressure
can lead to cheating or skipping class
drugs and alcohol
stealing and depression
Can affect your...
Fashion Chioce
Use of drug/alcohol
Who you date
Your friends
Academic Performance
How Peer Pressure works
Unspoken Pressure
41% - to be mean
30% - offered drugs
25% - to use drugs/alcohol
23% - sexual activity
67% - to dress a certain way
44% - to steal, lie or, cheat
74.4% - high school students have tried alcohol
3.1 million teens smoke

What is Peer Pressure
By: Aisha Chaudhry
What to do About Peer pressure
Everyone deals with peer pressure
Value common interests
Say No
Don't judge others
Take action
Be self-confident
Largely affects social and emotional growth of children
Teens tend to follow the crowd
Peer pressure can be at a work place, school, or social gathering of some kind
Can occur in adult life, but is most common in teen life
Teens are easily influenced by their surroundings
Teens are also very concerned about their image
Can cause behaviors that are unhealthy physically or emotionaly
For Pictures
Peer pressure written in a cigarette. [online image]
http://www.ifimages.com/photos/ERy2iAWDwT6odICWDK0ROeuqhrk/author-735/Cigarette-peer-pressure-printed-side.jpg, November 15, 2013

Post-it notes resembling peer pressure. [online image]
http://hibamagazine.com//wp-content/uploads/2013/04/top_10_weightloss_tips-be_aware_of_social_pressure.jpg, November 15, 2013

A child saying no to drinking or going to a bar. [online image]
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-iXQDTD4tLxI/UAxG9wffn0I/AAAAAAAAAbg/aLLxdHBNe1c/s1600/6-Peer-Pressure.jpg, November 15, 2013

Peer pressure to smoke. [online image]
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l0c38ardqM1qb0jkqo1_400.jpg, November 15, 2013

Caution: peer pressure sign. [online image]
http://vapresspass.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/peer-pressure.jpg, November 15, 2013

Dominos resembling it only take one to stop peer pressure. [online image]
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XRl181f7-QI/T32xPIPyq3I/AAAAAAAAA3g/2GQh1xS535g/s1600/Peer+Pressure.jpg, November 15, 2013
Works Cited
For Information
Author Unknown. Peer Pressure. [Online] http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/Facts_for_Families_Pages/Peer_Pressure_104.aspx, November 12, 2013.

Author Unknown. Peer Pressure. [Online] http://www.safeteens.org/relationships/peer-pressure/, November 12, 2013.

Author Unknown. How Positive Peer Pressure Works. [Online] http://www.secureteen.com/peer-pressure/how-positive-peer-pressure-works/, November 12, 2013

Author Unknown. Peer Pressure. [Online] http://us.reachout.com/facts/factsheet/peer-pressure, November 12, 2013

Freeman, Lisa. Abuse Bites Bullying Statistics and Facts: Peer Pressure. [Online] http://abusebites.com/home/stats#.UoI-wPlwp8F, November 12, 2013

Author Unknown. Teen Peer Pressure: Statistics and Facts. [Online] http://www.familyfirstaid.org/peer-pressure.html, November 12 ,2013
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