The influence of family and peers on adolescent substance abuse has been well documented in the scientific literature generally, positive family influences, such as family bonding and consistent rules, appear to reduce the risk of tobacco, marijuana, and other drug abuse among teens, while negative family influences tend to increase risk.
Mother-adolescent relationship support was associated with lower levels of concurrent substance use, as well as lower levels of hard drug use over time findings highlight the need to examine parents and peers simultaneously and the importance of parental relationships and peer behavior on adolescent substance use. The development of depression is caused by a complex combination of factors, both biological and environmental peer and family relationships impact development of depression to understand for the prevention of depression and parents can significantly contribute to the development of the peer relationship’s influence. Peer influences and drug use among urban adolescents: family structure and parent-adolescent relationship as protective factors journal of consulting & clinical psychology 1998 66 (2):248–258. The moderating influences of family structure and parent-adolescent distress on the relationship between peer variables and drug use were examined in a predominantly african american sample of 630.
Familial influences on adolescent substance use 10,11 our finding of a specific risk between mothers and daughters may reflect the greater impact that interpersonal relationships have on an adolescent girl’s risk of using substances yang x parental and peer influences on the risk of adolescent drug use j. Peer influences and drug use among urban adolescents: family structure and parent-adolescent relationship as protective factors albert d farrell and kamila s white.
Peer influence, family issues, unemployment, curiosity, tension release, and other personal problems in drug abuse at contemporary time methodology: the study design of interview and semi-structured questionnaires were used. On the importance of peer influence for adolescent drug use: commonly neglected considerations authors karl e bauman, corresponding author department of health behavior and health education, school of public health, university of north carolina at chapel hill, chapel hill, north carolina, usa peer influence is generally believed to be a.
That influences adolescent risk-taking behavior, (2) the underlying processes or mechanisms by which these influences shape risky behavior, (3) how family and peer influences moderate and partially mediate genetic influences, and the broader social settings and cultural contexts of development, (4. For instance, adolescent peer groups are closer and more tightly knit this increased group cohesion is due to the changing quality of teens' relationships the increased vulnerability and emotional closeness of adolescent peer relationships require more trust thus, there is a greater commitment and allegiance to their peer group.