Addiction: Social explanation 1

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  • Created on: 06-04-17 18:13
What is the Social explanation 1?
Peer influence
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What is the SLT?
people indirectly learn behavior in 2 ways: 1) Role models 2) Vicarious reinforcement . Therefore, addicts may see peers as role models. e.g. if they smoke so will they
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What are Percieved Social Norms?
There are 2 types: Descriptive- perception of how much others engage in behavior. Injunctive- how much others approve of the behavior. So addicts have a high 'descriptive' norm as it may be socially acceptable (injunctive). e.g. alcohol
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