Associations Between Peer Pressure and Adolescents' Binge Behaviors: The Role of Basic Needs and Coping

Sonia Ingoglia, Cristiano Inguglia, Francesca Liga, Sebastiano Costa

Risultato della ricerca: Article

2 Citazioni (Scopus)

Abstract

Framed from a framework based on the integration of self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2000) and Endler and Parker’s (1990) conception of coping strategies, the authors analyzed the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors (binge eating and binge drinking) in adolescence. Moreover, the authors explored the mediating role of satisfaction/frustration of basic psychological needs and coping strategies in these associations. Participants were 570 high school students (M = 15.75 years, SD = 1.14 years) living in Italy. The study design was cross-sectional and adolescents were administered self-report questionnaires. Path analysis showed significant and positive direct associations of peer pressure with both binge eating and binge drinking. Moreover, findings show that there is an indirect path in which peer pressure is positively associated with need frustration that is related to the use of emotion-oriented coping strategies that, on their turn, are associated with binge eating. Differently, binge drinking seems to be only directly related to peer pressure. The authors put light to the complex nature of the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors in adolescence, taking into account the separate contribution of need satisfaction and need frustration, as well as of coping strategies. Finally, practical implications of the study are discussed.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)144-155
Numero di pagine12
RivistaTHE JOURNAL OF GENETIC PSYCHOLOGY
Volume180
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2019

Fingerprint

Adolescent Behavior
basic need
coping
Binge Drinking
frustration
eating behavior
Bulimia
Frustration
adolescent
adolescence
need satisfaction
path analysis
self-determination
Personal Autonomy
Italy
emotion
Self Report
Emotions
Peer Influence
questionnaire

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Life-span and Life-course Studies

Cita questo

@article{a1cf64ac148842379b864ce26c58f778,
title = "Associations Between Peer Pressure and Adolescents' Binge Behaviors: The Role of Basic Needs and Coping",
abstract = "Framed from a framework based on the integration of self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2000) and Endler and Parker’s (1990) conception of coping strategies, the authors analyzed the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors (binge eating and binge drinking) in adolescence. Moreover, the authors explored the mediating role of satisfaction/frustration of basic psychological needs and coping strategies in these associations. Participants were 570 high school students (M = 15.75 years, SD = 1.14 years) living in Italy. The study design was cross-sectional and adolescents were administered self-report questionnaires. Path analysis showed significant and positive direct associations of peer pressure with both binge eating and binge drinking. Moreover, findings show that there is an indirect path in which peer pressure is positively associated with need frustration that is related to the use of emotion-oriented coping strategies that, on their turn, are associated with binge eating. Differently, binge drinking seems to be only directly related to peer pressure. The authors put light to the complex nature of the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors in adolescence, taking into account the separate contribution of need satisfaction and need frustration, as well as of coping strategies. Finally, practical implications of the study are discussed.",
author = "Sonia Ingoglia and Cristiano Inguglia and Francesca Liga and Sebastiano Costa",
year = "2019",
language = "English",
volume = "180",
pages = "144--155",
journal = "Journal of Genetic Psychology",
issn = "0022-1325",
publisher = "Routledge",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Associations Between Peer Pressure and Adolescents' Binge Behaviors: The Role of Basic Needs and Coping

AU - Ingoglia, Sonia

AU - Inguglia, Cristiano

AU - Liga, Francesca

AU - Costa, Sebastiano

PY - 2019

Y1 - 2019

N2 - Framed from a framework based on the integration of self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2000) and Endler and Parker’s (1990) conception of coping strategies, the authors analyzed the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors (binge eating and binge drinking) in adolescence. Moreover, the authors explored the mediating role of satisfaction/frustration of basic psychological needs and coping strategies in these associations. Participants were 570 high school students (M = 15.75 years, SD = 1.14 years) living in Italy. The study design was cross-sectional and adolescents were administered self-report questionnaires. Path analysis showed significant and positive direct associations of peer pressure with both binge eating and binge drinking. Moreover, findings show that there is an indirect path in which peer pressure is positively associated with need frustration that is related to the use of emotion-oriented coping strategies that, on their turn, are associated with binge eating. Differently, binge drinking seems to be only directly related to peer pressure. The authors put light to the complex nature of the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors in adolescence, taking into account the separate contribution of need satisfaction and need frustration, as well as of coping strategies. Finally, practical implications of the study are discussed.

AB - Framed from a framework based on the integration of self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2000) and Endler and Parker’s (1990) conception of coping strategies, the authors analyzed the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors (binge eating and binge drinking) in adolescence. Moreover, the authors explored the mediating role of satisfaction/frustration of basic psychological needs and coping strategies in these associations. Participants were 570 high school students (M = 15.75 years, SD = 1.14 years) living in Italy. The study design was cross-sectional and adolescents were administered self-report questionnaires. Path analysis showed significant and positive direct associations of peer pressure with both binge eating and binge drinking. Moreover, findings show that there is an indirect path in which peer pressure is positively associated with need frustration that is related to the use of emotion-oriented coping strategies that, on their turn, are associated with binge eating. Differently, binge drinking seems to be only directly related to peer pressure. The authors put light to the complex nature of the relationships between peer pressure and binge behaviors in adolescence, taking into account the separate contribution of need satisfaction and need frustration, as well as of coping strategies. Finally, practical implications of the study are discussed.

UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10447/362430

M3 - Article

VL - 180

SP - 144

EP - 155

JO - Journal of Genetic Psychology

JF - Journal of Genetic Psychology

SN - 0022-1325

ER -