"Peer Influence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The effect or sway that a PEER GROUP exerts on the beliefs, value systems and behavior of each member of a group. The social expectations for individuals to conform to peer group influence is known as peer pressure.
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