Research on Role of Peer Pressure in Causing Teenagers

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AC 4.3 ABSTRACTThe main purpose of the research is to determine the role of the peer pressure in causingthe teenagers to adopt the habit of smoking. The aim of the study was toanalyse the impact ofpeer pressure, because of which teenagers start smoking. The objectives were concentric aroundthree main criteria. The first objective is analysation of the peer pressure's role upon the teenager.The second objective is about determining the existing link in-between smoking & peer-pressure.The third objective is analysation of the impact imposed by smoking on teenagers.The main finding of the research stated that majority of the teenagers in UK are addictedtowards the habit of smoking as a result of pressure faced from peers. This has also adverselyaffected their health.The main recommendation is accounted for the government and school authorities toorganize various awareness campaigns and programmes that will help the teenagers to get freefrom such adverse habit.
Table of ContentsAC 4.3 ABSTRACT........................................................................................................................2AC 2.2 & 2.3 INTRODUCTION.....................................................................................................1AC 2.2 & 5.1 RESEARCH METHOD............................................................................................2AC 4.2 RESULTS............................................................................................................................5AC 2.2, 2.3, 3.1 & 5.2 DISCUSSION.............................................................................................9AC 3.1 & 4.3 CONCLUSION.......................................................................................................10AC 5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS..................................................................................................11AC 4.4 REFERENCES..................................................................................................................12APPENDIX - 1..............................................................................................................................14APPENDIX – 2..............................................................................................................................15
Research Title:- “To analyse the impact of peer pressure, because of which teenagers startsmoking.”AC 2.2 & 2.3 INTRODUCTIONThe main purpose of the research is to determine the impact of peer pressure uponteenagers. This adversely affects them because as a result of peer pressure, teenagers often startsmoking as stated byBell, (2014).Aim :-To analyse the habit of cigarette smoking among teenagers due to the peer pressure. Peersact as an exemplar for the kids as they grow. However, this has turned out to be a perturbingprocess for the teenagers. The increasing rate of pandering into this risky behaviour of smokingby teenagers has been the main cause of choosing the topic.Objective:-To examine the role of peer pressure on teenagers.To determine the link between peer pressure and smoking.To analyse the impact of smoking upon the health of teenagers.Research Questions:-What is the role of peer pressure on teenagers?What is the link between peer pressure and the habit of smoking?What is impact of smoking on the health of teenagers?According toFlick, (2015), peer pressure or the social-pressure is a type of direct impactupon the individuals by their peers. As per this pressure, teenagers tend to follow the habits oftheir peers by introducing change in their behaviour as well as values as argued byHannes andParylo, (2014).The sociological theory states that smoking at the teenage is considered a primary social-activity. The researches that have already been conducted, state that the peer pressure issignificant-factor in the up-taking of the smoking as stated byMailhot, Gagnon and Binette,(2016). The peer groups that mainly influence a teenager include, best-friendship, small & largesocial-networks, romantic-attachment. According to the report ofTEEN SMOKING SURVEY,(2017), each type of group falling in above mentioned category majorly influence the decisiontaken by a teenager of either smoking or not-smoking.1
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