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Adolescent Psychology

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  • Understanding Teenage Anxiety

    A Parent's Guide to Improving Your Teen's Mental Health

    If you’re the parent of a teenager experiencing chronic anxiety, this book is for you.Today’s teens are high-strung and socially overextended. We shrug it off as a millennial problem, but is it? In a world that encourages the quick fix, instant gratification, and real-time feedback, can we really expect our children to cope as we did less than two decades ago, in the land of handshakes, eye ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Irreversible Damage

    Teenage Girls and the Transgender Craze

    NAMED A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2021 BY THE TIMES'Abigail Shrier does something simple yet devastating: she rigorously lays out the facts' The TimesGroups of female friends in schools across the world are coming out as ‘transgender’. Most are girls who have never expressed any discomfort in their biological sex until they hear a coming out story from a ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Into the Rip

    How the Australian Way of Risk Made My Family Stronger, Happier ... and Less American

    by Damien Cave ...
    When Damien Cave brought his young family to Sydney to set up the New York Times’ Australian Bureau, they encountered the local pursuits of Nippers and surfing – and a completely different approach to risk that changed the way they lived their lives.Damien Cave has always been fascinated by risk. Having covered the war in Iraq and moved to Mexico City with two babies in nappies, he and his wife ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Not To Blame - Maggie Hartley ebook short

    The shocking true story of a teenager with a tragic hidden past

    series A Maggie Hartley Foster Carer Story
    A new short story from the nation's favourite foster carer.Sixteen-year-old Rebecca has been in care all her life, bouncing from foster carers and children's homes without ever having a permanent home to call her own.Social Services are at a loss as to what to do with the troubled teenager. Prone to violent outbursts and sudden, uncontrollable tantrums, Rebecca has never spent more than a few ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • 9 Ways to a Resilient Child

    Resident parenting expert on Channel 9's Parental Guidance Dr Justin Coulson, on raising kids who'll bounce back from adversity and challenging times.'How can I help my child be more resilient?' is a question Dr Justin Coulson often hears from worried mums and dads.9 Ways to a Resilient Child gives parents practical strategies to help their children cope with the challenges that life throws at ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice

    by Matthew Syed ...
    From the author of You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) AnythingEssential reading for an astounding summer of sport; If you’ve ever wondered what makes a champion, Bounce has the answer.This edition does not include illustrations.What are the real secrets of sporting success, and what lessons do they offer about life? Why doesn’t Tiger Woods “choke”? Why are ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Prince Boofhead Syndrome

    The long-awaited, highly anticipated companion volume to The Princess Bitchface Syndrome – the must-have manual for all parents of teenage boys.Dr Michael Carr-Gregg believes that too many Australian boys have got it too easy – and the result is a generation of ‘boofheads’: boys with huge egos who think they are too good to stack the dishwasher or turn up to school. They expect the world and give ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Untangled

    Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood

    by Lisa Damour ...
    Leading clinical psychologist Lisa Damour identifies the seven key phases marking the journey from girlhood to womanhood, and offers practical advice for those raising teenage girls.We expect an enormous amount from our teenage girls in a world where they are bombarded with messages about how they should look, behave, succeed. Yet we also speak as though adolescence is a nightmare rollercoaster ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Brainstorm

    the power and purpose of the teenage brain

    In this groundbreaking book, the bestselling author of Parenting from the Inside Out and The Whole-Brain Child shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children’s lives into one of the most rewarding.Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important and often maddening ways. It’s no wonder that many parents approach their child’s adolescence ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Teenage Brain: A neuroscientist’s survival guide to raising adolescents and young adults

    Why is it that the behaviour of teenagers can be so odd? As they grow older, young children steadily improve their sense of how to behave, and then all of a sudden, they can become totally uncommunicative, wildly emotional and completely unpredictable.We used to think that erratic teenage behaviour was due to a sudden surge in hormones, but modern neuroscience shows us that this isn’t true. The ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $13.99 AUD

  • I Know You

    series DI Emma Locke #1
    London.A mother's world falls apart the day the police come knocking to tell her that her son is dead. Murdered, apparently without motive, outside a fast food restaurant. But when a witness comes forward, Honour realises her beloved son had a secret life beyond anything she imagined...Newport.When a hit and run incident nearly kills Sinead and her children, she is forced to face the truth. ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Why Smart Kids Worry

    And What Parents Can Do to Help

    "Therapist Edwards brings profound insight into the minds of gifted, anxious children in this parent-friendly handbook" — Publishers Weekly, STARREDBeing the parent of a smart child is great—until your son or daughter starts asking whether global warming is real, if you are going to die, and what will happen if they don't get into college. Kids who are advanced intellectually often experience ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • Inventing Ourselves

    The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

    Winner of the 2020 British Psychological Society Popular Science PrizeWinner of the 2018 Royal Society Science Book Prize.........................................................................................Up to the minute brain science from a world class scientist. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore explains how the adolescent brain transforms as it develops and shapes the adults we become. 'Beautifully ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Grown-Up's Guide to Teenage Humans

    How to Decode Their Behavior, Develop Unshakable Trust, and Raise a Respectable Adult

    by Josh Shipp ...
    Nautilus Gold Award Winner: Parenting & FamilyA practical guide to understanding teens from bestselling author and global youth advocate Josh Shipp.In 2015, Harvard researchers found that every child who does well in the face of adversity has had at least one stable and committed relationship with a supportive adult. But Josh Shipp didn’t need Harvard to know that. Once an at-risk foster kid, he ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Wildhood

    the epic journey from adolescence to adulthood in humans and other animals

    A revelatory investigation of human and animal adolescence from the New York Times bestselling authors of Zoobiquity.Teenagers: behind the banter, the tediously repetitive games and clicks, the moping and screaming, the fast living, and the jockeying and preening lie the rules of the entire animal kingdom. Based on their popular Harvard University course, latest research, and worldwide travels, ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD

  • Under Pressure

    Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls

    by Lisa Damour ...
    Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, recent research studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls since the turn of the century.So what's to blame? And how can we help these girls?In the engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands of readers of her bestseller Untangled, clinical psychologist Lisa Damour examining the science of stress and anxiety and ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • The Thriving Adolescent

    Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to Help Teens Manage Emotions, Achieve Goals, and Build Connection

    Adolescents face unique pressures and worries. Will they pass high school? Should they go to college? Will they find love? And what ways do they want to act in the world? The uncertainty surrounding the future can be overwhelming. Sadly, and all too often, if things don’t go smoothly, adolescents will begin labeling themselves as losers, unpopular, unattractive, weird, or dumb. And, let’s not ... Read more

    $57.30 AUD

  • Positive Discipline for Teenagers, Revised 3rd Edition

    Empowering Your Teens and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting

    A Positive Approach To Raising Happy, Healthy and Mature TeenagersAdolescence can be a time of great stress and turmoil—not only for kids going through it, but for their parents as well. It’s normal for teens to explore a new sense of freedom and to redefine the ways in which they relate to their parents, and that process can sometimes leave parents feeling powerless, alienated, or excluded from ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Alone Together

    Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

    by Sherry Turkle ...
    A groundbreaking book by one of the most important thinkers of our time shows how technology is warping our social lives and our inner onesTechnology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook friends, and confusing tweets and wall posts with authentic communication. But this relentless connection ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

    Dive into this educational and entertaining work on group psychotherapy and see firsthand how it has been helping patients learn and grow for years.Hailed by Jerome Frank as "the best book that exists on the subject," Irvin D. Yalom's The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy has been the standard text in the field for decades.In this completely revised and updated fifth edition, Dr. Yalom ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • But I Love Him

    Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive Dating Relationships

    by Jill Murray ...
    One in three girls will be in a controlling, abusive dating relationship before she graduates from high school – from verbal or emotional abuse to sexual abuse or physical battering. Is your daughter in danger?Dr. Jill Murray speaks on the topic of dating violence at high schools around the country, reaching more than 10,000 students, teachers, and counsellors each year. In every school she visits ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Really Love Your Teen

    by Ross Campbell ...
    Even parents who deeply love their teen don’t always know how to express that love in a way that makes their teen feel loved and accepted. In How to Really Love Your Teen, Dr. Campbell helps you create a balanced approach to parenting in the teen years. The skills you learn in this book will help you:• Communicate unconditional love• Handle teenage anger … and your own• Deal with adolescent ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Thrivers

    The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine

    The bestselling author of UnSelfie explains why the old markers of accomplishment (grades, test scores) are no longer reliable predictors of success in the 21st century -- and offers 7 teachable traits that will safeguard our kids for the future.Michele Borba has been a teacher, educational consultant, and parent for 40 years -- and she's never been more worried than she is about this current ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD

  • Letting Go with Love and Confidence

    Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self-Sufficient Teens in the 21st Century

    A parenting guide to adolescence - a sensible and considerate resource for navigating your teen to adulthood, transforming a traditional time of strife into an opportunity for positive growth for both you and your child.For parents, nurturing their teens to become healthy, well-adjusted adults seems more challenging now than ever before. There are many pressures for kids to grow up faster than ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD