SOCIAL PRESSURE By N., Sam M.S. - 1808 the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See social force; social influence. SOCIAL PRESSURE: "Social pressure can be exerted by a person or a group." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Hitler and Conformity JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) GROUP PRESSURE SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY Identifying Relevant Theories and Models EMOTION (General) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-pressure/ (accessed January 25, 2022).