More Than Stress
Understanding Anxiety Disorders
From the Series Healthy Living Library
Many teens struggle with anxiety disorders, the symptoms of which include elevated stress hormone levels, depression, and heart problems. The prevalence of anxiety disorders among teens today makes this a timely, informative, and helpful book for readers. Readers will learn about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of anxiety disorders as well as coping strategies and treatments. Resources for identifying, managing, and treating anxiety disorders are provided in the text.
|Interest Level||Grade 8 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Genre||Social Studies, Young Adult|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Mental Health & Neurodiversity, Diversity, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Twenty-First Century Books ™|
|Number of Pages||104|
|BISACS||YAN051060, YAN052050, YAN024000|
|Dimensions||6 x 9|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents|
“Teens will find this brief yet wide-ranging and accessible book helpful.”—Booklist
“[A]n inviting, accessible, and informative volume about a critical subject.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Tabitha Moriarty
Tabitha Moriarty is a medical student living in Atlanta, Georgia. She has co-authored several titles in the Healthy Living Library series.
Author: Bruce M. Hyman, PhD
Bruce M. Hyman, Ph.D., LCSW, was a licensed clinical social worker with masters and doctoral degrees from Florida State University and obtained specialized training in the behavioral treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Anxiety Disorders Clinic. He established the OCD Resource Center of South Florida in 1991 to provide comprehensive specialty treatment services to adults and children with OCD and related disorders.
Author: Cherry Pedrick, RN
After twenty years working as a nurse in hospitals, Cherry Pedrick ventured into the world of writing. Her experience as a registered nurse is reflected in her writing. She has had articles published in Woman's World, Journal of Christian Nursing, Teachers in Focus, Christian Educator's Journal, Journal of Christian Healing, New Heart, Mature Years, Church of God Evangel, The Gem, Cross & Quill, Writers' Exchange, At Ease Magazine, and Doll Collector's Price Guide. In 1997, Cherry wrote a continuing education home study course for nurses, published by National Center for Continuing Education. Her first book was published in 1999. She was a contributing editor for Suite101, an Internet portal, for a number of years. These Suite101 columns and her personal websites continue to help market her books. Cherry coauthored The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder with Bruce M. Hyman, Ph.D. Cherry has coauthored seven books. She is now being pulled back to her first passion: inspirational writing for adults and children.
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