Living with Anxiety Disorders
OverviewThis is a helpful guide for teens living with anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental, emotional, and behavioral problems for children and adolescents. About 13 out of every 100 people ages 9 to 17 experience some kind of anxiety disorder. Additionally, about half of children and adolescents with anxiety disorders have a second anxiety disorder or other mental or behavioral disorder, such as depression. Anxiety disorders occur in a variety of forms, from generalized anxiety disorder to specific phobias, and can often be successfully treated through medication and therapy."Living with Anxiety Disorders" provides all the information teens need to completely understand this disease and its consequences on day-to-day life. Written in clear, straightforward language by a medical professional, this book features helpful case studies and real-life examples of teens living with anxiety disorders, along with sidebars, appendixes, and further reading.