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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 increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled

  • Title: Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls
  • Author: Lisa Damour
  • ISBN: 0399180052
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls By Lisa Damour An urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the New York Times bestselling author of UntangledThough 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, worri An urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the New York Times bestselling author of UntangledThough 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 55 percent from 2009 to 2014, while the comparable number for adolescent boys has remained unchanged As a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with girls, Lisa Damour, Ph.D has witnessed this rising tide of stress and anxiety in her own research, in private practice, and in the all girls school where she consults She knew this had to be the topic of her new book.In the engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands of readers of her first book, Untangled, Damour starts by addressing the facts about psychological pressure She explains the surprising and underappreciated value of stress and anxiety that stress can helpfully stretch us beyond our comfort zones, and anxiety can play a key role in keeping girls safe When we emphasize the benefits of stress and anxiety, we can help our daughters take them in stride.But no parents want their daughter to suffer from emotional overload, so Damour then turns to the many facets of girls live
    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 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 is a 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

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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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