ARTICLES RELATING TO PEER PRESSURE

Are young South Africans really renting bottles at top night clubs around the country?

2019-02-21 16:09

The game of Intsa Lies for Insta Likes has reached new levels. Is this the final one?

Actually, all the cool kids AREN'T doing it

2019-01-04 14:39

Teens absolutely stink at judging their peers’ behaviour! Says a researcher. Here's more...

Kids teaching kids – a new way to curb obesity?

2014-02-11 11:29

Engaging older youths in delivering health messages to younger peers is an effective method for preventing weight gain, improving knowledge of healthy living and increasing self-esteem.

Kids' smoking influences may change over time

2013-04-29 10:40

Friends' cigarette use a bigger factor in middle school than in high school, research shows.

“I want to kill myself”

2013-01-18 12:31

These practical resources and tips could help save your child’s life.

Plastic surgery voucher as Christmas present?

2012-01-04 11:03

"Human Barbie” gives 7-year-old liposuction for Christmas.

Every day should be Father’s Day

2011-06-22 11:45

Don’t let the pressure of ‘special days’ get in the way of your relationship, says single dad Marlon.

Are young athletes really healthier?

2011-06-07 16:20

Teens who play sports are less likely to be smokers or take drugs but they may drink more.

My life with eczema

2011-03-01 13:30

Living through my teens with eczema was not easy. Here’s how to make it easier for your teen.

Teens lie about drug use

2010-11-09 12:24

Not only do teens lie about using drugs, but so do their parents.

 

What happens when you can't afford to celebrate your closest friend's baby shower or birthday party?

2019-02-20 16:18

It's not always as easy as an RSVP no to your much-appreciated invitation.

Fake me: One week to Insta-fame?

2018-11-23 17:20

A social media sceptic agrees to live her life on Instagram for a week to see what happens.

Teens unworried about consequences of 'sexting'

2013-12-20 11:44

Adolescents tend to take a mostly benign view of 'sexting', dwelling little on the potential for negative fallout down the road.

Technology amplifies irrational group behaviour

2013-04-12 08:41

Information technologies can mislead us by magnifying social processes that distort facts and make us act contrary to our own interests.

'My bad child won't share'

2012-08-22 13:45

Do kids sometimes get spanked because mom is feeling embarrassed?

India's child stars

2011-06-28 13:34

Are parents pushing their children too far in the name of fame?

Your teen's brain could predict pop hits

2011-06-14 15:56

Teen brain activity, recorded while they're listening to new songs, could predict the popularity of the songs.

Not my child!

2011-03-15 14:30

Why do some people blame all their children’s faults on mixing with the wrong crowd, wonders Masanda.

Is your teen a hyper-texter?

2010-11-09 12:55

Parents beware: There's a link between hyper-texting and having sex, taking drugs or abusing alcohol.

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