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Stress Information for Teens - (Teen Health) (Hardcover)

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Aimed at teens, this guide compiles documents and excerpts from publications by government agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health, along with some original material, to provide information about understanding and managing stress. It explains short-term vs. long-term stress; common causes of stress for teens, such as test anxiety, peer pressure, relationships, social anxiety disorder, bullying, violence, divorce, and family issues; the effects of stress on the body, mind, and behavior, including the immune system and consequences like eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, self-injury, depression, and suicide; diseases and disorders with a possible stress component, such as asthma, back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, lupus, peptic ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, and hair loss; and stress management techniques like yoga, exercise, meditation, massage therapy, art therapies, interacting with pets, and journaling. Online access is included. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 388.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Teen Health
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Omnigraphics Inc
Age Range: Teen
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2017
TCIN: 52197914
UPC: 9780780815896
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-2464

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