Teen Health Series

Vital Health Information for Young Adults

How do teens find health information? Teens need a reliable source of no-nonsense health information—whether they are wondering about their own health, concerned about a friend or family member, or writing a report for school. The Teen Health Series is a specially focused set of volumes within the Health Reference Series that was created to help teens find the health information they need.

The Teen Health Series is a leading resource for librarians, teachers, and students who are looking for medical information that is authoritative, well-organized, and easy-to use. Each volume deals comprehensively with a high-interest topic, with a detailed contents section that will lead readers directly to the information they need. Each volume includes articles on a wide range of relevant topics written by authoritative sources. These articles are written in a straightforward, easy-to-read style, with headings, sidebars, definitions, and illustrations that break up the text and convey facts in different ways. Teens and other readers will find the volumes in the Teen Health Series to be excellent resources for reference, research, and personal information.

    • Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, 3rd Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens about risk factors, consequences, and prevention of various types of abuse and violence.  Includes index, resource information and recommendations for further reading.

      • Publication Date: Nov 2019
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1743-2
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    • Accident and Safety Information for Teens, 2nd Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens about medical emergencies, traumatic injuries, and disaster preparedness. Includes index, resource information and recommendations for further reading.

      • Publication Date: Sept 2019
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1739-5
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    • Alcohol Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens on effects of alcohol use, alcohol and mental-health issues, treatment of addictions, and prevention of alcohol and drug use.

      • Publication Date: June 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1897-2
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    • Allergy Information for Teens, 4th Edition

      Provides basic consumer health information on allergies among teenagers, symptoms, and complications, including details on the common allergy triggers, tests, and treatment and management strategies. Includes index and resource information.

      • Publication Date: June 2022
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-2000-5
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    • Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, 1st Ed.

      Provides basic health information on anxiety and depression in teens and its various types, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatments, and coping methods. Includes an index, and a directory of organizations for additional help and information.

      • Publication Date: Oct 2020
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1820-0
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    • Cancer Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens about cancer risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, coping, and survivorship along with online support and mobile apps related to cancer. Includes index and resource information

      • Publication Date: Nov 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1927-6
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    • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information for Teens, 3rd Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens about diverse medical systems and therapies used together with or in place of conventional medicine.  Includes index, resource information, and recommendations for further reading.

      • Publication Date: March 2018
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1617-6
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    • Diabetes Information for Teens, 3rd Ed.

      Offers basic consumer health information for teens about diagnosing and managing different forms of diabetes and preventing complications. Includes index, resource information, and online access.

      • Publication Date: Aug 2019
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1737-1
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    • Diet Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      Provides basic consumer health information for teens about balanced diet, health risks of processed food, body mass index (BMI), healthy ways to achieve weight-related goals, food allergies, foodborne illness, and eating disorders. Includes index and resource information.

      • Publication Date: June 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1741-8
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    • Eating Disorders Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      Consumer health information for teens about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders, along with tips for healthy eating. Includes index and more information about nutrition, weight management, physical fitness, and mental fitness.

      • Publication Date: Jul 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1923-8
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    • Fitness Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens about maintaining health through physical activity, sports activities, and online fitness training, including facts about preventing injury and overcoming obstacles to fitness. Includes index and resource information.

      • Publication Date: Nov 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1968-9
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    • Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, 3rd Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens on identifying, diagnosing and living with various types of learning disabilities. Includes an index, and a directory of organizations to provide help or support for those with learning disabilities.

      • Publication Date: Sept 2020
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1814-9
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    • Mental Health Information for Teens, 6th Ed.

      Consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness.  Includes index and a directory of crisis helplines and related organizations.

      • Publication Date: Sept 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1925-2
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    • Pregnancy Information for Teens, 4th Ed.

      Consumer health information for teens on prenatal care, pregnancy complications, labor and delivery, postpartum care, caring for newborn infants, and the emotional and legal issues of teen parenting.

      • Publication Date: May 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1899-6
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    • PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, 1st Ed.

      Provides basic consumer health information for teens about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); different types of trauma; and risk factors, co-occurring conditions, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD. Includes index and resource information.

      • Publication Date: Dec 2019
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1768-5
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    • Sexual and Reproductive Health Information for Teens, 6th Ed.

      Sexual Health Information for Teens, Sixth Edition includes authoritative and reliable information to help teens navigate the often confusing and conflicting messages they receive about sex. It also offers updated facts about the sexual issues today’s teens face. It describes reproductive anatomy and the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and emerging sexuality, including sensitive issues such as contraception, and sexual orientation. It offers the facts regarding activities that can put teens at risk for unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and long-term consequences of untreated, incurable STDs. The book concludes with a directory of resources for further information.

      • Publication Date: March 2022
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-2032-6
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    • Skin Health Information for Teens, Fifth Edition

      Provides basic consumer health information about skin health for teens, including facts about its origins, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, prevention, and co-occurring infections, along with tips for protecting the skin, updated statistics, and reports on current research initiatives. Includes index and resource information.

      • Publication Date: April 8, 2022
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1990-0
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    • Sleep Health Information for Teens, 3rd Ed.

      Provides basic health information about sleep and sleep requirements for teens, explains the biological processes involved in sleep, and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, and sleep disorders. Includes index and resource information.

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      • Publication Date: September 2022
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-2034-0
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    • Sports Injuries Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      Consumer health information for teens about sports-related injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. Includes index and resource information.

      • Publication Date: Feb 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1850-7
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    • Stress Information for Teens, 4th Ed.

      Consumer health information for teens about common causes and risk factors of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies. Includes index and resource information.

      • Publication Date: Nov 2021
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1974-0
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    • Substance Use and Abuse Information for Teens, 6th Ed.

      Substance Use and Abuse Information for Teens, Sixth Edition provides information on substance abuse among teenagers such as alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and illegal drugs. It explains the science behind addiction, the hazards of peer pressure in decision making, and why teenagers use tobacco and alcohol that over time results in binge drinking, nicotine addiction, and suicidal risks. It also includes details on the abuse of legally available substances such as sports supplements, prescription medications, inhalants, anabolic steroids, and illegal substances such as cocaine, methamphetamine, opiates, and hallucinogens. The book concludes with the treatment and recovery strategies and a directory of national organizations that provide drug-related information and a directory of support services.

      • Publication Date: March 2022
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-2030-2
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    • Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, 4th Ed.

      Provides consumer health information for teens about teen suicide from a global perspective and how culture plays a role in teen suicide. It discusses mental health disorders and life-threatening behaviors linked to suicide risk.

      • Publication Date: July 2020
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1804-0
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    • Tobacco and e-Cigarette Information for Teens, 4th Ed.

      Provides information about the health consequences associated with smoking and other forms of tobacco and nicotine use.

      • Publication Date: April 2020
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1786-9
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    • Traveler's Health and Safety Information for Teens, 1st Ed.

      Offers an overview about traveling and discusses the most popular travel destinations in the world, including information about student exchange programs and explains how students can stay safe while studying abroad. Includes index, resource information and recommendations for further reading.

      • Publication Date: Feb 2020
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1778-4
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“This is an excellent resource for teens, parents, counselors, and social workers.”

— American Reference Books Annual, 2017 on Pregnancy Information for Teens

“This volume belongs in school and public libraries, group homes, counselor offices, and the hands of youths trying to make sense of perplexing personal issues.”

— VOYA, 2017 on Suicide Information for Teens

“Outstanding information on various teen health issues, presented in an easy to read manner. … An excellent source for any health curriculum. This series is well done and truly high school level reference.”

—Pennsylvania School Library Association, Apr ’11, YA Top 40 (Nonfiction)

“Excellent—and stridently non-patronizing. Omnigraphics’ Teen Health Series …  typically spends around 400 pages on a given topic. These weighty tomes allow teens who may be looking for, say, pregnancy information to go away fully informed.”

—Booklist, Oct ’10

 

Standard Features

  • Library binding, 7 ¼ x 9 ¼
  • 400 pages per volume
  • Authoritative content from respected health organizations; non-technical language and writing style is accessible to young people
  • Chapter headings and subheadings break up descriptive text and provide easy navigation
  • Standardized callout boxes highlight important information, define terms, or summarize a chapter’s contents
  • Tables, charts, and illustrations provide visual aids for technical information and supplement explanations
  • Directory of resources with contact information guide further research and identify sources of information and support
  • Comprehensive index provides easy access to descriptive information, definitions, and related concepts