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The emotional lives of teenagers :  raising connected, capable, and compassionate adolescents  Cover Image Book Book

The emotional lives of teenagers : raising connected, capable, and compassionate adolescents / Lisa Damour, PhD.

Damour, Lisa, (author.).


"An urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers' emotional highs and lows-and how to support their sons and daughters through this critical development stage-from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled and Under Pressure.In teenagers, powerful emotions are the rule, not the exception. Unfortunately, many of today's parents now regard their teens' negative feelings as disruptive, dangerous, or diagnosable, thanks to the rise of the wellness industry and the widespread useof psychotropic drugs. To make matters worse, the global pandemic, academic pressure, social media stress, and a bleak environmental future have left today's teenagers feeling overwhelmed. Parents who read this book will learn: a teenager's mental healthisn't just about "feeling good," it's about having the appropriate feelings at the appropriate time. Parents can help their teens regulate those feelings to avoid emotional floods. strategies to keep teens from being overwhelmed by their emotions, so thatkids aren't at the mercy of their moods how to connect with their teens to facilitate open, honest conversations how to deal with their teens' arguments, risk taking, romance, friendships, social media, and much more With concrete, relatable explanationsembedded in vibrant, real-life anecdotes, The Emotional Lives of Teenagers gives parents the science-based information they need to guide their teens through a challenging developmental phase during challenging times"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593500019
  • ISBN: 0593500016
  • Physical Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Group, [2023]

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General Note:
Includes index.
Subject: Emotions in adolescence.
Teenagers > Social conditions.
Parent and teenager.

Available copies

  • 9 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 155.5124 DAMOUR 2023 (Text) 0001012499538 Nonfiction New Available -

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