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Title Stress and young people / edited by Justin Healey.

Publication Info. Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, [2019]


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Description 1 online resource (60 pages) : colour illustrations
Series Issues in society ; 447
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; 447.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Most people suffer from stress at some point in their lives, yet it affects people in different ways. A certain level of stress is necessary to motivate us to reach our potential, however if we experience too much stress, it can become a serious health concern. This guide is aimed at helping young Australians to identify and understand stress and its impacts on their mental and physical health. It features a range of tips, strategies and tools for managing and reducing stress, including relaxation techniques. The title also dedicates a chapter to handling exam stress, showing readers how to reduce stress caused by study pressures and most effectively prepare for exams. Learn how to stress less and be at your best under pressure.
Note Print version record.
Contents Intro; Contents; Chapter 1 -- Understanding stress; Stress: a fact sheet; Mental health: stress; Stress and its impact on you; Stress and your physical health; Stress in teenagers; Anxiety versus stress; Extinguished and anguished: what is burnout and what can we do about it?; Chronic stress and burnout; Chapter 2 -- Managing and reducing stress; Tool kit: overcoming stress; Stress busters; Mindfulness in everyday life; Stress -- learning to relax; Relaxation techniques for stress relief; Apps and websites for dealing with stress; Chapter 3 -- Easing exam stress
Two-thirds of young people experience 'worrying levels' of exam stress, survey findsOECD report highlights pressures felt by teenagers worldwide; Wellbeing report results for Aussie school students; How to reduce stress and prepare for exams; 5 steps to study success; Exam stress tips; Apps to deal with exam stress; Exam slaying checklist; Early intervention is key to support students with anxiety about starting university; Majority of Aussie uni and TAFE students stressed, depressed; Rent, debt, jobs, study: why uni students are feeling more stressed; Exam stress tips
Exploring issues -- worksheets and activitiesFast facts; Glossary; Web links; Index
Subject Stress in adolescence.
Stress in youth.
Stress (Psychology)
Stress management.
Stress in youth. (OCoLC)fst01134966
Stress in adolescence. (OCoLC)fst01134954
Stress management. (OCoLC)fst01134967
Stress (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst01134918
Stress, Psychological -- complications. (DNLM)D013315Q000150
Adolescent. (DNLM)D000293
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Healey, Justin, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Stress and young people. Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, [2019] 1925339947 9781925339949
ISBN 9781925339956 (electronic bk.)
1925339955 (electronic bk.)
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