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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 By Lisa Damour Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls An urgently needed guide to the alarming rate of psychological stress experienced by girls from age ten through college from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled Though an

  • Title: Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls
  • Author: Lisa Damour
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  • Page: 318
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls By Lisa Damour An urgently needed guide to the alarming rate of psychological stress experienced by girls from age ten through college, from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, recent research studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls According to research studies, since the turn of the millennium, a st An urgently needed guide to the alarming rate of psychological stress experienced by girls from age ten through college, from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, recent research studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls According to research studies, since the turn of the millennium, a staggering 31% of girls reported feeling anxious, compared to 12% recorded in the 1980s In a similar vein, the number of girls found to be emotionally fragile jumped 55% from 2009 to 2014 while the comparable number for adolescent boys remained unchanged over the same time period As a clinical psychologist who specializes in girls, Lisa Damour, Ph D has watched this rising tide of anxiety in her own research, private practice, and in the all girls school where she consults, and knew this had to be the topic of her next book.In the same engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands of readers of her first book, Untangled, Damour starts by examining the science of stress and anxiety, then turns to the many facets of girls lives where stress hits them hard the parental pressures they face at home, pressures at school, social anxiety among other girls and among boys, and on social media As readers move through layers of girls lives, they learn the critical steps we can take to shield our daughters from
    Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls By Lisa Damour

    Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and This item Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls by Lisa Damour Ph.D Hardcover . Only left in stock order soon Sold Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Under Pressure is a useful guide to helping females and males with the stress and anxiety of modern American life While the text is written for girls understandably , the information and anecdotes are good for males as well, which Dr Damour notes in the introduction. Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of May , Both are great however Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls, is what I was needing right now Parent of both a year old girl and year old boy This book blends both practical information with research to support. Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Under Pressure is a book for parents who want to help their daughters survive the tumult of teendom Some of it is great Some of it is great For example, in our age of trigger warnings, safe spaces, and classroom comfort objects, I appreciate the author s assertion that age appropriate stress, when balanced with sufficient rest and recreation, is actually a good thing that helps us grow. Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Feb , Under Pressure is Damour at her best, addressing issues that are challenging our girls, from sexuality and academics to the ways girls speak and present themselves Don t be misled by the title even if you believe your daughter isn t unduly anxious, this Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Under Pressure Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls Author s Lisa Damour Published Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped percent from to

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    1. Kristy on said:

      Received review copy from publisher via Giveaways 4.5 stars I was pleasantly surprised by Under Pressure As a middle school educator, and an adult woman living with anxiety, I recognized many of the patterns Lisa Damour described Like, damn Lisa Stop telling everyone my life I even think it s a good companion read to the highly excellent Odd Girl Out The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls.This is pretty readable for a parenting education book At times, it can sound a li Received review [...]

    2. R on said:

      This was such an interesting and informative book about anxiety and stress The information, interspersed with case studies, was well written and well researched Lisa Damour gave solid advice and helpful steps to curtail the anxiety before it escalated to a full blown attack.The author also reiterated the benefits of stress and anxiety For example, healthy stress was taking on new challenges like running a marathon Healthy anxiety placed young women in a protective mode when faced with situat Thi [...]

    3. Audrey Monke on said:

      Adding this to my must read book list for anyone who is parenting daughters or working with girls Damour offers a new way to view stress and anxiety one that acknowledges that there is healthy stress the kind we feel when we take on new challenges and there is unhealthy stress the kind that interferes with our well being Yes, our girls have a lot to deal with socially, academically, and culturally But they don t need us to freak out over each anxious feeling and make them feel anxious Adding thi [...]

    4. Abby on said:

      This second book by Dr Laura Damour, Under Pressure, focuses on how to deal with the stress and anxiety that plague our daughters today Dr Damour brings her signature writing style into this book, too, using a warm friendly tone, anecdotes, humor, relatable examples, and suggestions on how parents can respond to teen daughters in ways that are respectful and kind.I love how Dr Damour highlights the benefits of stress and anxiety, and explains the differences between healthy stress anxiety an Thi [...]

    5. Trina on said:

      I received Under Pressure as an ARC from a giveaway Firstly, this book is written for parents and I read it as a therapist It has a lot of helpful information, and some good pieces of advice I think it could be very helpful for someone that is struggling with the impacts of stress and anxiety on a teenage girl However, Under Pressure is loaded from top to bottom with stats, research and case studies while helpful, Under pressure, may not actually be interesting to someone who does I received Und [...]

    6. Sara Smith on said:

      Just as good as her last book, Untangled This is an informative and practical book to helping girls and boys too manage anxiety.

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