Freaking out : real-life stories about anxiety / Polly Wells ; illustrated by Peter Mitchell.
- ISBN: 9781554515455 (bound)
- ISBN: 1554515459 (bound)
- ISBN: 9781554515448 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 1554515440 (pbk.)
- Description: 130 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Toronto ; Annick Press, 
- Copyright: ©2013
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|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references: pages 126-130.
|Contents Note:|| Introduction: Why am I freaking out? -- Heavy losses: After my father died, I developed an intense fear of losing everything -- Exiled: Ostracized, I was locked in thoughts of unworthiness, sure I'd never fit it -- The enemy next door: My unexplained fear of dogs was messing with my laid-back style -- Count me out: I had no idea why I was so afraid of numbers and concepts of space and time -- Stuck: Once I knew I had an anxiety disorder, I could finally get help -- Applause: My identity depended on being the center of attention -- (Dis)Comfort zone: Hiding my true self: that was how I coped with being different -- Changing course: When I couldn't get out of bed for days on end, I knew something had to change -- Nowhere to hide: You know the jitters you get before giving a speech? I always felt that way -- Nothing but the best: I had to learn that it was okay not to be good at everything -- Obsessions: Drug addiction didn't get rid of my anxiety; it made it worse -- The bathroom chronicles: My severe stomach pain was a clear sign that I had to find ways to chill out -- War story: Being separated from my family when I was just sixteen triggered years of chronic anxiety.
|Summary:|| Presents thirteen true accounts of teenagers with varying levels of anxiety disorders, exploring how they addressed their anxiety and dealt with such issues as peer pressure, perfectionism, grief, and self-mutilation.
|Additional Physical Form available Note:|| Issued also in electronic format.
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|Subject:||Anxiety > Juvenile literature.
Stress in adolescence > Juvenile literature.
Wells, Polly, "Freaking out : real-life stories about anxiety," Toronto ; Annick Press,  ©2013