Teen Health Series: Stress Information for Teens

Editor/Author Bakewell, Lisa
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1315-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Book Status: Pending
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Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.

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Table of Contents

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