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Girls on the Brink: Helping Our Daughters Thrive in an Era of Increased Anxiety, Depression, and Social Media
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Girls on the Brink: Helping Our Daughters Thrive in an Era of Increased Anxiety, Depression, and Social Media by Donna Jackson Nakazawa (Author) | Free download PDF & EPUB files | Free Download eBooks

Girls on the Brink PDF

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09NLQ1VN9
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Harmony (September 13, 2022)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ September 13, 2022
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2720 KB

15 “simple but powerful” (The New York Times Book Review) based on cutting-edge science that explains the contemporary pressures that make it difficult for adolescent girls to thrive, solutions for parenting emotionally healthy girls. (POL edu)

Anyone who works with girls today is aware that today’s daughters, students, and next-door girls are more worried, more prone to depression, and more likely to kill themselves. Why is the query to which no one has yet been able to provide a convincing response.

We now have solutions. The dilemma facing today’s girls is a scientifically rooted phenomena, as award-winning author Donna Jackson Nakazawa skillfully describes in Girls on the Brink: the early onset of puberty interacts negatively with the unfettered growth of social media and cultural misogyny.

This toxic confrontation can change the female stress-immune response in ways that impede healthy emotional development when it happens during the crucial neurodevelopmental window of adolescence.

The book has three parts and telve chapters:

PART ONE Growing Up Female

  • CHAPTER ONE Our Girls Are Not Okay—Why Are So Many of Our Daughters Struggling?
  • CHAPTER TWO Is This a Toxic Era for Girls?—Yes, and It’s Worse than
  • CHAPTER THREE The Missing Years—We’ve Stolen Girls’ Safe “In Between Years”

PART TWO The New Science of Why Our Girls Are Struggling

  • CHAPTER FOUR Two Windows in Time When Early Stress Shapes a Child’s Development
  • CHAPTER FIVE The Power of Social Safety—Why Feeling Under Threat and Unsafe Affects Girls in Unique Ways
  • CHAPTER SIX When the Pump Gets Primed—What Happens When Girls Are Stressed Out and Estrogen Hits the System?
  • CHAPTER SEVEN Too Much Too Soon—The Impact of Early Puberty on Girls’ Well-Being
  • CHAPTER EIGHT How the Hazards of Growing Up Female in Our Society Shape Girls’ Brains over Time”

PART THREE The Antidotes

  • CHAPTER NINE The Building Blocks of Good Parent-Child Connection and the Importance of Family Resilience
  • CHAPTER TEN Make Her Home Her Safe Space
  • CHAPTER ELEVEN Bring in What the Wider Community Can Provide
  • CHAPTER TWELVE Ready Her to Stand on Her Own

APPENDIX A: Growing Up Female, by the Numbers APPENDIX B: Resources and Further Reading APPENDIX C: The Antidotes at a Glance ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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