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Freaking out : real-life stories about anxiety

Wells, Mary Paul. (Added Author). Mitchell, Peter, 1978- (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood TEEN 616.8522 FRE (Text) 36626103620514 Teen Non-fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781554515455 (bound)
  • ISBN: 1554515459 (bound)
  • ISBN: 9781554515448 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1554515440 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    130 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-130).
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Why am I freaking out? -- Heavy losses: After my father died, I developed an intense fear of losing everything -- Exiled: Ostracized, I was locked in thoughts of unworthiness, sure I'd never fit it -- The enemy next door: My unexplained fear of dogs was messing with my laid-back style -- Count me out: I had no idea why I was so afraid of numbers and concepts of space and time -- Stuck: Once I knew I had an anxiety disorder, I could finally get help -- Applause: My identity depended on being the center of attention -- (Dis)Comfort zone: Hiding my true self: that was how I coped with being different -- Changing course: When I couldn't get out of bed for days on end, I knew something had to change -- Nowhere to hide: You know the jitters you get before giving a speech? I always felt that way -- Nothing but the best: I had to learn that it was okay not to be good at everything -- Obsessions: Drug addiction didn't get rid of my anxiety; it made it worse -- The bathroom chronicles: My severe stomach pain was a clear sign that I had to find ways to chill out -- War story: Being separated from my family when I was just sixteen triggered years of chronic anxiety.
Summary, etc.: Presents thirteen true accounts of teenagers with varying levels of anxiety disorders, exploring how they addressed their anxiety and dealt with such issues as peer pressure, perfectionism, grief, and self-mutilation.
Subject: Anxiety in adolescence Case studies Juvenile literature
Anxiety Case studies Juvenile literature
Stress in adolescence Case studies Juvenile literature
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