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Publication Date: 3 Jul 2014
Subject: Social sciences
Suitable for: Secondary
A self-help guide for coping with stress for teenagers.
This is a scientifically informative and accurate self-help guide to teenage stress.
Being a teenager can be incredibly stressful. The pressures of exams, changing bodies, social media, bullying and relationships can lead to low self-esteem, depression, anxiety and ill health. This guide examines all these problems and more, with great strategies for beating them.
Looks at the specific worries and fears of teenagers.
Suggests positive strategies for healthy minds and bodies.
Includes websites and resources.
NOTE : Information Book Award Shortlist 2015 (Ages 12-16)
p19 The what and why of stress for teenagers
p33 The worries and questions
p68 Specific habits that might worry you
p88 Eating disorders
p108 Sexual attraction
p134 Adults and families
p149 Bullying and cyber-bullying
p163 Social media and phones
p171 Exams and schoolwork
p197 Alcohol and drugs
p212 Special physical and mental challenges
p233 Dealing with and preventing symptoms of stress
p234 Things you can do for yourself
p269 What about professional help?