Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls

Overview: In the engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands of readers of her bestseller Untangled, clinical psychologist Lisa Damour examining the science of stress and anxiety and the many facets of girls' lives where …

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Book Description: 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 of 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.

Book Details

  • Title: Under Pressure
  • Subtitle: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls
  • Authors: Lisa Damour
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Published Date: 2019-05-02
  • Category: Parenting, Family & Relationships
  • Ratings Count: 12
  • Average rating: 4.5

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