eBook Stress Information for Teens, 2nd Edition

  • Lisa Bakewell
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  • ISBN-10: 0780813162
  • ISBN-13: 9780780813168
  • DDC: 616.9
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Stress Information For Teens describes the difference between good stress (sometimes called eustress) and the kinds of stress that can lead to symptoms such as impaired concentration, appetite changes, headaches, insomnia, gastrointestinal problems, depression, anger, anxiety, and other physical and mental concerns.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Understanding Stress.
2: What Is Stress?.
3: Short- and Long-Term Stress.
4: Adolescents and Stress.
5: Fight or Flight vs. Tend and Befriend.
6: Common Causes of Stress in Teens.
7: What Causes Stress in Kids?.
8: Teens and Stress: Are You Overbooked?.
9: Current Events and Stress: News You Can Use.
10: What Stresses You Out about School?.
11: Test Anxiety.
12: Peer Pressure.
13: Relationships: Friends and Dating.
14: Social Phobia.
15: Bullying and Cyberbullying.
16: Sports Pressure and Competition.
17: Family Money Troubles.
18: Family Violence.
19: When Your Parent Has a Substance Abuse Problem.
20: Dealing with Divorce.
21: Stepfamily Stress.
22: Moving.
23: Effects of Stress on the Body, Mind, and Behavior.
24: Effects of Childhood Stress on Health Across the Lifespan.
25: Stress and Your Immune System.
26: Can Stress Cause Cancer?.
27: Stress and Your Developing Brain.
28: Stress Affects Mental Health.
29: Eating Disorders.
30: Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
31: Self-Injury.
32: Loss and Grief.
33: Dealing with Depression.
34: Suicide.
35: Diseases and Disorders with a Possible Stress Component.
36: Asthma.
37: Back Pain and Emotional Distress.
38: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
39: Fibromyalgia.
40: Multiple Sclerosis.
41: Lupus.
42: Peptic Ulcers.
43: Chronic Heartburn (GERD).
44: Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
45: Crohn Disease.
46: Ulcerative Colitis.
47: Eczema.
48: Hair Loss.
49: Stress Management.
50: Talk to Your Parents or Other Adults.
51: Going to a Therapist.
52: Handle Your Anger.
53: Body Image and Self-Esteem.
54: Exercise Is Wise.
55: Yoga.
56: Tai Chi.
57: Use Your Senses to Relieve Stress.
58: Meditation.
59: Relaxation Techniques.
60: Massage Therapy.
61: Spirituality.
62: Laughter.
63: Interacting with Pets.
64: Art Therapies.
65: Health Benefits of Journaling.
66: If You Need More Information.
67: Directory of Stress and Stress Management Resources.
68: Additional Reading about Stress and Stress Management.
Index.