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With a little help from my friends? A longitudinal look at the role of peers versus friends on adolescent alcohol use.

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Summary of "With a little help from my friends? A longitudinal look at the role of peers versus friends on adolescent alcohol use."

Alcohol is the most commonly used substance by South African adolescents. Social norms play a key role in alcohol use, although distinctions are not always made between descriptive and injunctive norms and peer proximity. Additionally, little research identifies factors attenuating social norms, peer proximity, and alcohol use, such as one's ability to resist peer influence.

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Name: Journal of adolescence
ISSN: 1095-9254
Pages: 14-17

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