Under Pressure

Anxiety has been rising among young people over recent years and the most astounding increase is in the anxiety of young girls, which has skyrocketed.  This guide explores the cause for this dramatic increase and the multiple layers of girls lives which have led to this trend of social unease. Lisa Damour asks crucial questions and poses answers for steps we as individuals and as a society can take to help the struggling young women of our time. There are critical steps we must take to shield them from the toxic stress today’s culture has placed on them, and we as caregivers must not subject them to the same poisonous ideas.

By Lisa Damour