Peer influence on adolescent boys' appearance management behaviors.

@article{Yoo2009PeerIO,
  title={Peer influence on adolescent boys' appearance management behaviors.},
  author={Jeong-Ju Yoo},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 176},
  pages={1017-31}
}
The primary objective of this research is to understand peer influence on adolescent boys' appearance management behaviors and their risk perception of these behaviors; 155 adolescent boys, average age 14.3, participated in the study. Descriptive statistics and Chi-square tests revealed that adolescent boys engaged in many types of behaviors, although they perceived some of them as unhealthy. When compared with adolescent boys who showed low peer influence, those with high peer influence… CONTINUE READING

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