Purdue Study Examines How Peers Influence Prescription Drug Abuse

Aug 27, 2014

A new study out of Purdue indicates direct peer pressure isn't primarily responsible for young people misusing prescription drugs.
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Peer pressure is often pointed to as the reason young people make bad decisions.

But a new study out of Purdue indicates that when it comes to prescription drug abuse, direct peer pressure may not be the biggest factor.