Each Issues That Concern You title deals with a subject likely to affect students or someone they know. Recognizing that intimate relationship with the reader, the series weaves together different points of view to make these complex issues less intimidating and more accessible. Colorful photos, charts, graphs, tables and editorial cartoons reinforce text and present data; resources for further research round out each volume.
This volume provides an overview of anxiety disorders and their impact on teens. Chapters examine test anxiety, separation anxiety, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress and obsessive-compulsive disorder, and discuss the importance of teen mental health checkups, current treatment opinions, and related controversies.
"This series presents books that are compilations of articles on topics that can help students make informed decisions about serious issues. Recommendations: I would highly recommend this book/series for middle school and high school collections, as well as public library collections."
--Tri State Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2011
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