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BeschreibungA completely up-to-date overview of the disorder of epilepsy, explaining how it affects teens, giving positive, factual information, and telling them what they can do to take control of their situations by understanding, managing, treating, and living normal lives with epilepsy.
PortraitKathlyn Gay is a full-time freelance writer and author of young adult books. Sean McGarrahan, who was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of sixteen, is now a computer specialist working at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
PressestimmenAn excellent look at epilepsy and its impact on diagnosed teens, their families, friends, and communities...Readable, well-organized, and well documented, this title is an important addition to school and public libraries. School Library Journal Epilepsy, which emphasizes that with proper management, teens with epilepsy can live perfectly normal lives, is informative...photographs, charts, and sidebars are effectively used...good choice for both public and school collections. Booklist Epilepsy is a strong research source for families and mature teens dealing with the illness. VOYA Trying to get a job, just started dating or think your parents are overprotective? These are just a few of the topics covered in this ultimate guide for teens living with epilepsy. As well as the social aspects of life, this book also helps with understanding your epilepsy, medications and treatments. There is also a section especially for girls answering questions about pregnancy and family planning. Epilepsy360, December 2008
Untertitel: The Ultimate Teen Guide. 'It Happened to Me'. 12 photographs, bibliography, index, footnotes. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Scarecrow Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2002
Seitenanzahl: 112 Seiten