Going to school is a misery for Sean. Whatever he does to avoid the school bully, Mark Thomas and his mates always catch up with him. Then the students join Warrior Kids, a programme that teaches leadership and self-control. So begins a journey for Mark and Sean that has a predictable outcome for one boy and a surprise for th... read more
When does normal teenage behaviour become something you really need to worry about? When to Really Worry by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg will help you find out.
In this insightful book, one of Australia's leading authorities on adolescent mental health, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, offers practical information on the symptoms, ca... read more
|Author:||Swiggett, Chelsea Rae|
Rae is beyond socially awkward. Since she was a little girl, Rae Swiggett knew something was different about her. The sound of planes flying overhead could spark a panic attack. Being called on in class was enough to push her over the edge. She feared the unknown, life, death, people . . . even fear itself. By the time she r... read more
|Author:||Gina M. Biegel|
It's stressful to be a teenager. The demands of school, college applications, family members, and the social world cause a great deal of emotional turmoil, and in this important developmental stage, it's crucial that teens learn healthy and positive coping mechanisms for dealing with their feelings. "The Stress Reduction Work... read more
For teens who feel unhappy, hopeless, or alone, this book is a light in the darkness. First published in 1998, it has become a classic; a book teens turn to, and teachers and counselors trust. It defines depression, describes the symptoms, and explains that depression is treatable. Personal stories from teens speak directly t... read more
|Author:||Mary Ellen Copeland|
With suicide as the third leading cause of death among young people ages 15 to 24, education professionals and guidance counselors must understand--and know how to address--adolescent depression. As you work through the book, you'll find surveys, checklists, practical tips, fill-in-the-blanks, and brainstorming activities... read more
|Author:||Lisa M. Schab|
A staggering 20 percent of teens show signs of serious depression and too few get the help they need. Too often depression in teens is dismissed as simply part of growing up or as an expression of teenage melodrama. In Beyond the Blues, depressed teens finally get the help they need. The forty exercises in this book show teen... read more
Updated information and a savvy new look - this revision of a perennial teen favorite gives readers practical strategies to handle stress. Description: Stress is something we all experience, but research suggests that adolescents are affected in unique ways that can lead to increases in impulsive and risky behaviour. While ... read more
|Author:||David J. Miklowitz|
Bipolar disorder is difficult at any age, but it can be particularly daunting for teenagers and their families.David Miklowitz, author of the bestselling "Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide", provides invaluable information parents can use to help teens cope - and thrive. His adolescent bipolar treatment program has been tested ... read more
|Author:||Lisa M. Schab|
|Series:||An instant help book for teens|
Anxiety disorders typically relate to other problems, including school failure and depressive disorders. Most young people don't look for and never get help with these problems. So this is an absolutely essential text and a vital resource for teens and their parents. It includes all sorts of activities for teens.
Th... read more
One of the most challenging and problematic issues facing us today is the increasing rate of youth depression and the high suicide rates of our young people. When most parents only want their teenagers to be happy, it is distressing to know that 1 in 5 teenagers will experience major depression before they are 18 years of age... read more
|Author:||Gordon Parker (Honorary Lecturer, University of Manchester)|
A comprehensive and authoritative guide to identifying and supporting teenagers with depression. Explains how to systematically identify different mood disorders, and outlines treatment options. He discusses the particular challenges faced by adolescents and approaches to effective management.
|Series:||Adolescent Mental Health Initiative|
Nearly one in five adolescents experiences the symptoms of major depression before finishing high school. Where once experts believed that this serious mood disorder did not exist in children at all, now we know that depression often first appears in the adolescent years, and can be a long-lasting, recurring, and even life-th... read more
|Author:||Michael A. Tompkins|
Anxiety can make everything seem unmanageable - from dealing with family and friends to managing schoolwork and extracurricular activities. It's been estimated that between nine and 15 million teens in the United States suffer from phobias, panic attacks, or extreme worry or anxiety. That's a lot of teens! "My Anxious Mind" h... read more
A teen guide to staying sane when life makes you crazy! This book includes stress-lessening tools that teens can use every day. Various scenarios describe situations readers can relate to, and each is followed by a process for reducing or stopping the stress, and making sound decisions. This guide includes quotes from many teenagers.
|Author:||Erin A Munroe|
This fun workbook helps girls identify the sources of their stress and anxiety and learn effective ways of coping. Sensitive exercises-written in easy-to-understand girl speak-encourage readers to recognize and foster their own positive qualities in order to avoid negative self-talk, unhealthy perfectionism, toxic relationshi... read more
Your teacher is laying out the exam papers in front of you and you're starting to stress. You have only a few minutes to get yourself together before the exam begins how do you stay calm? At a party, someone you're keen on is walking your way. You always seem to get nervous about dating so how do you stay cool and not make a ... read more
Gifted kids are so much more than test scores and grades. Still, it's sometimes difficult to see past all that achievement and potential to the child, adolescent, or teen who may be filled with anxiety, pressured to be perfect, lonely, alienated, confused, and unsure of what the future might bring.
This book offers prov... read more
This latest offering in the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul series explores a host of challenges faced by today's teens. Within itspages teens will find portraits of life's complexities expressed from theviewpoint of their peers. Teen contributors share their thoughts and feelings ondifficult issues, rangin... read more
|Author:||Mary C Lamia|
Emotions affect motivation, self-awareness, social relationships, decision-making, self-control, and your ability to achieve goals. Yet many young adults have little understanding about how emotions actually manifest in daily life. In this book, clinical psychologist Mary Lamia breaks down individual emotions such as shame, a... read more