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Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls

Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls (EPUB ebook – Main)

By Damour, Lisa

Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, recent research studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls since the turn of the century. So what's to blame? And how can we help these girls? In the engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands o...f readers of her bestseller Untangled, clinical psychologist Lisa Damour examining the science of stress and anxiety and the many facets of girls' lives where stress hits them hard: - The parental expectations they face at home - Pressures at school - Social anxiety among their peers - Social pressures on social media Exploring the multiple layers of girls' lives, Damour shows us the critical steps we can take to shield them from the toxic stress to which both our culture and also we, as their caregivers, subject them. Readers familiar with Damour's bestseller Untangled or from her New York Times journalism will need to read this important new contribution to understanding and supporting today's girls - and tomorrow's young women.
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ISBN 9781786493989
Published 2 May 2019
Publisher Atlantic Books
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781786493989
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Atlantic Books
Imprint Atlantic Books
Released 2 May 2019
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook – Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Damour, Lisa
Category Social Sciences
Women's Studies
Human Reproduction, Growth & Development
Family, Home & Self Help
Women's Health
Sex & Sexuality: General
Family & Other Relationships: General
Intergenerational Relationships
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 618.1
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years