Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-159) and index.
What is peer pressure? -- When you do have a choice : managing sticky situations -- The coercive power of peer pressure -- Who are your friends, really? -- Are you being bullied? -- The risks and rewards of truth telling -- When things get overwhelming : mental health problems -- Taking charge yourself -- Cyberbullying : the new frontier -- Being an advocate : helping others cope with bullying -- Finding and paying for care.
Examines the nature of peer pressure and bullying, the effects those behaviors have, and how teens can react them.