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Brooks, John

Summary: "An award-winning, candid, and compelling story of an adoptive father's search for the truth about his teenage daughter's suicide: "Rarely have the subjects of suicide, adoption, adolescence, and parenting been explored so openly and honestly" (John Bateson, Former Executive Director, Contra Costa Crisis Center, and author of The Final Leap: Suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge). Early one Tuesday...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BRO

Power, Thomas J.

Summary: Adolescents (ages 12-20) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at risk for academic problems, strained relationships, peer rejection and unsafe behavior -- and parents are often at a loss for how to handle these challenges. If Your Adolescent Has ADHD: An Essential Resource for Parents provides the up-to-date information and down-to-earth support that parents need. It offers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 616.8589 POW

Raja, Sheela

Summary: Your trauma doesn't need to define you. In The PTSD Survival Guide for Teens , trauma specialist Sheela Raja-along with her teen daughter Jaya Ashrafi-offers evidence-based skills to help you find strength, confidence, and resilience in the aftermath of trauma. If you've experienced trauma or suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the world can seem like a very frightening place....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.8521 RAJ

Keck, Gregory C.

Summary: A guide for adoptive parents of an at-risk child that includes real-world suggestions, experience-based reassurance, and parenting advice specifically designed to prevent further trauma.

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Publisher / Publication Date: NavPress 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 KEC

Awada, Dounya

Summary: "Dounya Awada is a 24-year-old, devout Muslim, happy, healthy, and very much alive. But just a few years before, she nearly starved to death. Her struggle began when she was six years old. Little Dounya wanted nothing less than to be perfect, like her mother. She pushed herself hard every day, excelling in schoolwork and at home. She had to be the cutest, prettiest, smartest girl in the room....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 AWA

Aspromonte, John

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: According to a recent report, up to 5% of school children in the United States have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Commonly referred to as ADHD, this condition affects teens in a number of ways, from excessive fidgeting and difficulty following instructions to avoiding tasks that require concentration and displaying impulsive behavior. While ADHD has become a household term, there...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2019

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Thomas, Nancy L.

Summary: Presents tools and techniques for parents of children who have difficulty forming lasting relationships and the resulting behavioral problems.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Families by Design 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9289 THO

Friedman, Grace

Summary: A teen with ADHD teams with a pediatric neurologist to provide a guide to help teenagers face the unique challenges of the disorder, offering cognitive behavioral strategies for coping with emotions, communication tools, and tips on staying organized.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.8 FRI

Alcorn, Nancy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WinePress Pub. 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.852 ALC

Dotson, Alison.

Summary: Uses the author's own experiences with obsessive-compulsive disorder to discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and includes advice on finding help and living a fuller, happier life with the disorder.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.8 DOT

Maloney, Beth Alison.

Summary: The summer before entering sixth grade, Sammy, a bright and charming boy, suddenly began to exhibit disturbing behaviors. His mother, Beth, already overwhelmed by the responsibility of raising three sons alone, watched helplessly as her middle child descended into madness. Sammy was soon diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and later with Tourette syndrome. Unwilling to accept the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MALONEY, BETH ALISON MAL

Russell, Anna

Summary: "Josh Baker isn't sure why his brain tells him to do things that other people don't need to do: checking his locker again and again, counting cracks in ceilings, and always needing to finish a song, for starters. He is a talented drummer, a math genius, and he knows everything about rock and roll. Yet, he knows his problems have the power to hurt his family and make him fail at school. When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RUS

Brown, Thomas E.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Compelling stories that present a new view of ADHDSmart but Stuck offers 15 true and compelling stories about intelligent, capable teens and adults who have gotten "stuck" at school, work, and/or in social relationships because of their ADHD. Dr. Brown highlights the often unrecognized role that emotions play in this complex disorder. He explains why even very bright people with ADHD get stuck...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8589 BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8589 BRO

Zucker, Bonnie

Summary: Presents a guide for adolescents who suffer from OCD, with step-by-step guidelines for handling symptoms that range from obsessive thoughts and low self-esteem to stress reactions and toleration of uncertainty.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 618.92 ZUC

Berg, Francie M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Healthy Weight Network 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8526 BERG,

Traster, Tina.

Summary: When the New York Post published Tina Traster's essay about her difficulty bonding with her daughter, Julia, whom she and her husband had adopted from a Siberian orphanage, the seasoned journalist was shocked and overwhelmed by the response, both empathetic and angry. In this frank and honest memoir, Traster tells her full foreign-adoption story, from dealing with the bleak landscape and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRASTER, TINA TRA

Shepphird, Sari Fine.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8526 SHE

McGraw, Jay.

Summary: A book which addresses the specific issues teens face when it comes to matters of their weight.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: 613.7 McGRA

March, John S.

Summary: "No one wants to get rid of obsessive-compulsive disorder more than someone who has it. That's why Talking Back to OCD puts kids and teens in charge. Dr. John March's eight-step program has already helped thousands of young people show the disorder that it doesn't call the shots--they do."--Book jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guilford Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85227 MAR

Riley, Douglas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Pub. 1997

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Traig, Jennifer.

Summary: A woman who suffered from an undiagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder in her childhood recounts how her drive for perfection and incessant hand-washing rituals compromised her daily life and strained her relationship with her parents.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRAIG, JENNIFER TRA

Grossberg, Blythe N.

Summary: This book provides high school students with Asperger s strategies that they can use to help themselves feel more comfortable in school, find friends and get along with peers, work productively with their teachers, and move toward greater independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 373 GRO

Orr, Tamra.

Summary: Explores the possible causes and potential cures for eating disorders through real-life stories from young people struggling to recover, and includes information on symptoms of and current treatment options for these devastating illnesses.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 618.92 ORR

Matlen, Terry

Summary: "Do you rule the realm of disorganization, clutter, and chaos? Are you constantly battling to get things done? Are you ready to give up and toss your day planner into the dungeon (otherwise known as your closet)? If so, you might just be The Queen of Distraction. And whether or not you've been formally diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you probably already know...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 MAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 Matlen 2014