n Educare - The crisis generation : peer influence on adolescent substance abuse
|Article Title||The crisis generation : peer influence on adolescent substance abuse|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Publication Date||Jan 2003|
|Pages||240 - 260|
While peer influence in drug abuse is well documented, little research has been conducted in South Africa on the valuable contribution peers can make in preventative strategies. Daily reports in the media indicate the growing concern over the escalation of substance abuse in South Africa, yet significant research analysis of the role and influence of peer interaction in drug abuse prevention is still grossly neglected by researchers and educationists alike.
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