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Social smoking among college students in the U.S
AuthorÖdemiş, N. C.
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CitationÖdemiş, N. C. ve Bulut, S. (2022).Social smoking among college students in the U.S. Psychology & Psychological Research International Journal (PPRIJ), 7(2): 000298. https://doi.org/10.23880/pprij-16000298
During the college years, it can be seen that smoking, substance use, alcohol, drug use, and self-injury behaviors among young adults. While they are showing these kinds of problems, they are being affected in social, health, and financial dimensions. To stop these issues for young adults, several strategies and roadmaps are developed based on the needs of young adults from the perspective of social, and health conditions. However, there can be inadequacy in creating solutions ways if the target elements were not understood in a good way. In this case, the term ‘social smoking among college students is one of the phenomena which should be examined more closely to notice the causes of smoking among college students and overcome the negative effects of smoking them. This paper aims to handle the term social smoking with its definition and examine the process of social smoking among college students. Furthermore, it tries to identify social smokers based on their attitudes toward smoking. US college students are the focus of this paper, so several types of research, which were conducted with the participation of US college students, will be used as the resources of the paper.