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Stress in Young People : What's New and What Can We Do? - Sarah McNamara

Stress in Young People

What's New and What Can We Do?

Paperback Published: 31st January 2001
ISBN: 9780826449207
Number Of Pages: 242

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There is a growing concern in most countries today about the increasing malaise and stress in 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. The trends indicate an increase in pressures faced by young people, together with a general decline in coping skills and an absence of social support. Such patterns have emerged worldwide and represent a challenge to policy-makers, service providers, and families alike.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
What's New? Theory and Research on Stress in Young Peoplep. 1
The stress processp. 3
The stress process in young peoplep. 30
Intervening to reduce stressp. 68
What Can We Do? Practical Suggestions on How to Help Young People to Cope more Effectively with Stressp. 101
Talking to young people about stress and copingp. 103
Mental strategies for coping with stressp. 118
Physical ways of coping with stressp. 141
Study skills and time managementp. 161
Interpersonal and communication skillsp. 174
Treating yourself rightp. 189
Discussion and conclusionp. 205
Referencesp. 216
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ISBN: 9780826449207
ISBN-10: 0826449204
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 31st January 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1

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