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Peer Pressure 
Melissa Rodgers 
© Jenison International Academy
What is Peer Pressure? 
social pressure by members of one's peer group 
to take a certain action, adopt 
certain values, o...
Types of Peer Pressure 
Positive vs. Negative 
Internal vs. External
Positive and Negative 
Peer Pressure 
Positive Peer Pressure – pressure to 
do something that IS in your best 
interest 
N...
Internal and External 
Peer Pressure 
Internal Peer Pressure – when the 
pressure or encouraging comes from 
within our se...
The 4 types of Peer 
Pressure: 
1. Internal / positive pressure 
2. Internal / negative pressure 
3. External / positive p...
What type of pressure is this? 
Maggie is thinking about going to a party 
she knows alcohol will be at. Her other 
friend...
External / Positive
What type of pressure is this? 
A bunch of Sally’s friends are smoking in a 
hidden, free from any supervision spot at 
a ...
Internal / Negative
What type of pressure is this? 
Ted is with his friends at the beach. 
Penny, the girl he likes pulls out a bottle 
of win...
External / Negative
What type of pressure is this? 
Ryan started smoking two years ago. He 
heard some friends talking about going to 
a cessa...
Internal / Positive
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  1. 1. Peer Pressure Melissa Rodgers © Jenison International Academy
  2. 2. What is Peer Pressure? social pressure by members of one's peer group to take a certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to be accepted peer pressure. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved April 27, 2014, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/peer pressure
  3. 3. Types of Peer Pressure Positive vs. Negative Internal vs. External
  4. 4. Positive and Negative Peer Pressure Positive Peer Pressure – pressure to do something that IS in your best interest Negative Peer Pressure – pressure to do something that IS NOT in your best interest
  5. 5. Internal and External Peer Pressure Internal Peer Pressure – when the pressure or encouraging comes from within our selves. External Peer Pressure – when the pressure or encouraging comes from someone or something else.
  6. 6. The 4 types of Peer Pressure: 1. Internal / positive pressure 2. Internal / negative pressure 3. External / positive pressure 4. External / negative pressure
  7. 7. What type of pressure is this? Maggie is thinking about going to a party she knows alcohol will be at. Her other friends convince Maggie it is not a good idea to go to the party, because they do not want Maggie to get into trouble. What type of pressure is this?
  8. 8. External / Positive
  9. 9. What type of pressure is this? A bunch of Sally’s friends are smoking in a hidden, free from any supervision spot at a football game. No one asks Sally to smoke, but she really wants to try it to fit in with the group. What type of pressure is this?
  10. 10. Internal / Negative
  11. 11. What type of pressure is this? Ted is with his friends at the beach. Penny, the girl he likes pulls out a bottle of wine and passes it to Ted. Ted passes the wine to someone else without taking a sip. Penny says to Ted, “Come on Ted, we do this all the time, take a drink”. What kind of pressure is this?
  12. 12. External / Negative
  13. 13. What type of pressure is this? Ryan started smoking two years ago. He heard some friends talking about going to a cessation class (learn to stop smoking). He checked it out online and signed up for the class. What type of pressure is this?
  14. 14. Internal / Positive

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