Effectc of peer pressure on teen body image
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... EFFECTS OF PEER PRESSURE ON TEEN BODY IMAGE Introduction Peer pressure is a manipulation that an observer, individual or peer group , exerts to encourage other people to change their values, behaviors, or attitudes to comply with group rules, standards, and laws. Some of groups socially affected include membership and dissociative groups. Where individuals in membership groups are social cliques, or formally members in which there is no clear membership definition. On the other hand, in dissociative groups, members do not associate thus behaving adversely to the behaviors of the group (Ata, et al., 2007). Peer influence and body image In the period of adolescence, a number of teens put a lot of...