Freaking Out: Real-Life Stories about Anxiety (Paperback)
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That sweaty, gut-clenching, suffocating, racing-heart feeling ... ... That dull, never-ending sense that something's wrong. What is it? Anxiety. And it affects millions of young North Americans today. When anxiety has you in its grip, it can seem impossible to rationalize your way out of it. From phobias to compulsiveness to post traumatic stress disorder, Freaking Out chronicles the many guises of excessive anxiety in teens' lives and the havoc it can wreak.
About the Author
Polly Wells is a writer and video producer. She produced the documentary film "The Age of Anxiety." She lives in Toronto with her husband and two teenage children. Peter Mitchell is an award-winning illustrator whose work can be found in the "LA Times" and "The Globe and Mail." He is also the illustrator of "i.d.: Stuff that Happens to Define Us." Peter lives in Toronto with his family. Visit his website at www.petermitchell.net. Stacie Isenberg, PsyD, is the Child and Adolescent Program Director at The Ross Center in Washington, DC, an institution renown for providing evidence-based treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, specifically cognitive and behavioral therapies.