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Mental Health

Living with Depression, ed. , v.
Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Eating Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with eating disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.
Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book offers 101 tips to help de-stress, relax and enjoy the benefits of yoga, such as better posture, improved breathing and peace of mind without leaving your living room.

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.
Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

From aerophobia to zoophobia, this book explores the many phobias that exist and the crippling effects they can have on phobics. An extensive list of phobias helps identify them, while treatment plans shed light on how to manage symptoms.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.
Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

For a teen, it can be especially difficult to lose a family member or friend through death. This book explores the emotions involved and offers ways to get through this experience as well as how to support someone living through a loss.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.
Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers new techniques for dealing with their anger, as well as ways of avoiding arguments and disagreements.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.
Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.

Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.
Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.

Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.

This book explains how bullying happens and offers solutions for teens to get through it safely.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.
Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding teen suicide. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.
Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

Through the use of a narrative-driven pro/con format supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations, this book examines issues related to teen suicide.

Hanging Out, ed. , v.
Hanging Out, ed. , v.

Hanging Out, ed. , v.

This book explores socialization and enjoying downtime with friends as an activity we regularly participate in but often take for granted. It applies theories and concepts from psychology and sociology to explain the functions, benefits, harms, and consequences of how we spend our free time. Readers will learn about the many forms of socializing, discover why socializing is so important, and understand the positive and negative effects of socializing.

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about suicide risks, causes, and prevention for teens. Discusses mental health disorders and life-threatening behaviors linked to suicide risk, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and self-injury.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

This guide combines relevant research and theories about suicide with current clinical thinking and approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Going beyond the clinical, the volume also explores suicide in history and in popular culture and examines relevant cultural, religious, moral, and ethical viewpoints. It looks at suicide among various demographic groups, probes psychological motivations and methods used, and discusses the controversy surrounding a person's right to die.

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.
Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding body image and body shaming, including dieting, weight lifting, eating disorders, and decorating and physically altering the body.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.
My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

Touching upon the practical, legal, and psychological aspects of divorce and examining healthy emotional outlets and coping mechanisms, this book reassures teens through the grieving process and shows them that acceptance is ultimately possible.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.
Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.
Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

The book contains advice about where depressed teens can turn to get the help that they need, interviews from medical professionals, information about risk factors for depression, and things depressed teens can do to try to combat their depression.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.
I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.

Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.
Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.

Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.

This book discusses the variety of forms that grief can take. It reminds readers that everybody has different responses to the death of a loved one and that those responses themselves change over time. Also discussed is the impact that the loss of a family member can have on the family members who remain. The concluding chapter discusses ways to memorialize and remember family members who have passed away.

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.
Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

This book discusses the causes of negative body imaging, explains risk factors for the disorder, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.

Clarity, ed. , v.
Clarity, ed. , v.

Clarity, ed. , v.

This book shows the reader how to achieve real clarity of thought. It offers advice and methods on how to clear the mind and become less stressed, more productive, and more confident.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.
The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

Provides a path for obtaining contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.
Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.
Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Social media can be a useful tool for teens, but its power and popularity can also make it hazardous. This book explores the causes of social media concerns, how these issues affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.
Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Social Media, ed. , v.
Social Media, ed. , v.

Social Media, ed. , v.

In this book readers will learn how Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and other social media, have become an integral part of people's lives, affecting their attitudes, relationships, mental health-and personal safety.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book balances personal anecdotes from real young people in troubled situations with valuable resources to help out anyone who is homeless, providing real-world suggestions on how to stay off the streets for those who are homeless.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.

Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines how PTSD affects individuals and families and empowers youth to cope with the PTSD of a parent. It explores root causes and provides tools for mitigating the sometimes-considerable stress of having a parent with PTSD, including personal and family therapy.

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

This book explores the alienation and rejection many youth experience from cyberbullying, a form of abuse that takes many forms and is often accompanied by social exclusion, physical abuse, and other perils.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person narratives of young adults coping with the death of someone close to them. As these teens work through their grief, they find strength within themselves while they struggle to move on from these tragedies.

Environment

Alternative Energy Sources, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy Sources, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy Sources, ed. , v.

Allows readers to use critical thinking and to create informed opinions on where they stand on the issue of alternative energy sources.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.
Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

A factbook on energy alternatives, written for young adults. Discusses development of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and geothermal power.

The Britannica Guide to Climate Change, ed. , v.
The Britannica Guide to Climate Change, ed. , v.

The Britannica Guide to Climate Change, ed. , v.

Using scientific evidence and data to illustrate the drastic change in the earth's atmosphere, this guide examines how actions that produce greenhouse gases and deforestation are a concern for all when it comes to climate change.

Controlling Earth's Pollutants, ed. , v.
Controlling Earth's Pollutants, ed. , v.

Controlling Earth's Pollutants, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on pollution, the interrelationships of the natural world, environmental problems both natural and man-made, the relative risks associated with these problems, and solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.

Earth's Changing Climate, ed. , v.
Earth's Changing Climate, ed. , v.

Earth's Changing Climate, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on Earth's climate changes. An exploration of case studies, ancient Earth's climate, it's impact on Arctic regions, and recent studies are explored.

Earth's Changing Environment, ed. , v.
Earth's Changing Environment, ed. , v.

Earth's Changing Environment, ed. , v.

This text takes a comprehensive look at the climate change and the environment, focusing on climate, the greenhouse effect, global warming, and the Kyoto Protocol. Also addresses the influence of climate on life systems through ecology, biogeography, biodiversity, endangered species, deforestation, and the effects of pollution and efforts to protect the environment.

Earth's Growing Population, ed. , v.
Earth's Growing Population, ed. , v.

Earth's Growing Population, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on population growth and its effects on the environment.

Ecology, ed. , v.
Ecology, ed. , v.

Ecology, ed. , v.

Looks at the relationship between living organisms and their environments, the ecology of diverse biological communities that all are found on our complex planet Earth.

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

A factbook on global warming, written for young adults. Discusses the many negative effects of rising temperatures on earth, and prevailing theories on what is causing the rise.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

Examines two sides of the global warming debate and whether or not human activities are causing it; defines global warming; explains the science of climate change, and its potential effects on the planet.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

Examines the science behind the greenhouse effect, identifies the human role in and response to climate change, and explores the various effects of this worldwide phenomenon.

Managing Land Use, ed. , v.
Managing Land Use, ed. , v.

Managing Land Use, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on land management, its importance, and the environmental threats placed upon it.

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.
Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Examines the science behind nuclear energy, as well as the issues that challenge more widespread use.

Poisoning Planet Earth, ed. , v.
Poisoning Planet Earth, ed. , v.

Poisoning Planet Earth, ed. , v.

Examines the influence industry and the modern world is having on the environment, from toxic chemicals to deforestation, these issues have a major impact on the Earth and its inhabitants.

The Politics of Saving the Environment, ed. , v.
The Politics of Saving the Environment, ed. , v.

The Politics of Saving the Environment, ed. , v.

Examines the emergence of the environmental movement and the basic principles of environmental law.

Preserving the Living Earth, ed. , v.
Preserving the Living Earth, ed. , v.

Preserving the Living Earth, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on Earth's various ecosystems, their importance, and the environmental threats placed upon them.

Protecting Earth's Food Supply, ed. , v.
Protecting Earth's Food Supply, ed. , v.

Protecting Earth's Food Supply, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information in Earth's food supply and its protection, the interrelationships of the natural world, environmental problems both natural and man-made, the relative risks associated with these problems, and solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.

Protecting the Environment, ed. , v.
Protecting the Environment, ed. , v.

Protecting the Environment, ed. , v.

Examines the various individual-level and institutional responses to Earth's damaged natural resources, discussing ways to stem the tide of disappearing species and habitats and examining potential methods of protecting the planet for future generations.

Renewing Earth's Waters, ed. , v.
Renewing Earth's Waters, ed. , v.

Renewing Earth's Waters, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on the interrelationship of the natural world, environmental problems both natural and man-made, the relative risks associated with these problems, and solutions of resolving and/or preventing them.

Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources, ed. , v.
Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources, ed. , v.

Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information in Earth's sources of renewable and nonrenewable energy, how they are used, their benefits and disadvantages, their interrelationships with the natural world, and the future of Earth's sources of energy.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. , v.

Offers students and researchers comprehensive information on 12 of the Earth's major biomes and its many component ecosystems. Includes entries on land and water biomes, and covers climate, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome, and more.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2, v.

This alphabetically organized set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Topics profiled are related to the physical, life, and earth sciences, as well as to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment.