Descriptive norms influence alcohol use among high-school students: a social norms study from Istanbul

Sonmez Gungor E., Tunca D., Celebi C., Gunduz A., Karaer G., Kandemir G., ...More

JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/14659891.2021.1900429
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE


Background: The social norms approach, which explores the influence of peer norms on health-compromising behaviors in youth, has been found to be effective in the prevention of drug and alcohol use. Our purpose was to identify the influence of peer norms on the tobacco, alcohol and drug use of high-school students.