Helping Young People to Beat Stress

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There is growing concern in most countries today about increasing levels of stress among young people. Suicides, substance abuse, depression, anxiety and eating disorders have all been linked to stress. Young people are experiencing more social and psychological problems than ever before. 'How to Beat Stress' is the essential guide to helping teenagers minimise stress in their lives, both at school and at home. Sarah McNamara provides advice, information and techniques on mental and physical ways of coping with ...

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Overview

There is growing concern in most countries today about increasing levels of stress among young people. Suicides, substance abuse, depression, anxiety and eating disorders have all been linked to stress. Young people are experiencing more social and psychological problems than ever before. 'How to Beat Stress' is the essential guide to helping teenagers minimise stress in their lives, both at school and at home. Sarah McNamara provides advice, information and techniques on mental and physical ways of coping with stress, study skills and time management, communication skills, and coping with depression and anxiety. This book should prove invaluable reading for everyone who works with teenagers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826487551
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Publication date: 12/7/2005
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.76 (w) x 8.47 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Sarah McNamara, BA, MA, DPhil (Oxon) has worked in the area of adolescent mental health and stress prevention in many capacities, including work within practice, policy, academic and applied research setting.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Talking to young people about stress and coping 3
Ch. 2 Mental strategies for coping with stress 18
Ch. 3 Physical ways of coping with stress 41
Ch. 4 Study skills and time management 61
Ch. 5 Interpersonal and communication skills 74
Ch. 6 Treating yourself right 89
Ch. 7 Discussion and conclusion 105
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