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Addictive Personality - Teen Mental Health
Addictive Personality by
Call Number: 616.85 JUZ
There is no right way to characterize an addictive personality. Some researchers consider the concept of addictive personality controversial, as there are no personality traits that predict addiction. Other researchers argue that an addictive personality is created from the illness of addiction. It is a change resulting from the addictive process that takes place within a person. The signs of change, such as depression, irritability, and paranoia, emerge from the addictive process in the same way other long-term illnesses can change a person s personality. Students learn about the forms of psychological and physiological addiction and their consequences. The book provides steps for treatment and recovery, too.
Antisocial Behavior - Teen Mental Health
Antisocial Behavior by
Call Number: 616.85 SPA
Describes antisocial behavior during the teen years, struggling with antisocial impulses, coping with the effects of antisocial behavior, and combating social behavior.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by
Call Number: 158 COV
Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world.
Learned Optimism by
Call Number: 158 SEL
The father of the new science of positive psychology and author of Authentic Happiness draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enchances the quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice it. Offering many simple techniques, Dr. Seligman explains how to break an "I--give-up" habit, develop a more constructive explanatory style for interpreting your behavior, and experience the benefits of a more positive interior dialogue. These skills can help break up depression, boost your immune system, better develop your potential, and make you happier.. With generous additional advice on how to encourage optimistic behavior at school, at work and in children, Learned Optimism is both profound and practical-and valuable for every phase of life. "Vaulted me out of my funk.... So, fellow moderate pessimists, go buy this book." --Marian Sandmaier, The New York Times Book Review
Anxiety and Panic Attacks - Teen Mental Health
Anxiety and Panic Attacks by
Call Number: 616.85 LEV
The teen years can be a very stressful time, and new experiences and feelings can be overwhelming. Everyone feels anxiety sometimes. But what is severe anxiety, and how can it affect your life? This book provides an in-depth look at anxiety and panic attacks: what they are, what their symptoms are, how to cope with them, and how to get help.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - Teen Mental Health
Anger and Anger Management by
Call Number: 616.85 GID
Most people think the disorder amounts to little more than a few cute quirks, such as being a neat freak or a hand-washing germophobe. Yet obsessive-compulsive disorder can be an incredibly debilitating and isolating condition characterized by persistent and irrational anxious thoughts and the creation of rigid rules and routines that seek to stave off these thoughts or otherwise prevent some dimly imagined pending catastrophe. The thoughts and routines can take over someone s life to such an extent that he or she may not be able or willing to leave the house, attend school, hold down a job, or cultivate and maintain friends. This book seeks to promote understanding and offer a way out of the frightening isolation for those afflicted.
Depression and Mood Disorders
Depression and Mood Disorders by
Call Number: 616.85 LEV
This book explains in practical language what depression is, how to identify it and how to treat it. Using an approachable tone, this book invites readers who might otherwise be scared off by such a topic.