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Stress in Young People

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Stress in Young People by Sarah McNamara
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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 absence of social support. Such patterns have emerged worldwide and represent a challenge to policy-makers, service providers and families alike. This book helps to answer such questions as: why do some young people suffer depression following a parental separation and not others?; why do some young people develop eating disorders as a result of exam stress and not others?; and why do some young people see no other option than suicide as a solution to the building pressures in their lives?

Author Biography

Sarah MacNamara, B.A., M.A., D. Phil (Oxon) is a researcher at the Children's Research Centre, Trinity College, Dublin Ireland. She has been working in the area of adolescent mental health and prevention in many capacities and institutions for several years.
Release date NZ
December 7th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
242
Dimensions
140x216x12
ISBN-13
9780826449207
Product ID
1674462

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