Books help parents understand the adolescence mind and body and give a greater understanding of what they might be going through.

The books below help parents of teens understand teenage anxiety and depression and suggests fourteen essential conversations and eleven lessons for raising a 21st-century teenager.

The Danish Way of Raising Teens Iben Dissing Sandahl

The Danish Way of Raising Teens

Iben Dissing Sandahl

Uncover the 10 core principles the Danish use to raise their teenagers with Iben Dissing Sandahl. Help your teen to navigate their tumultuous teenage years with this book that's brimming with hopeful, positive and enjoyable advice.

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The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read: (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)

Philippa Perry

Absorbing, clever and funny, Philippa Perry explores the dos and don'ts of parenting. It's judgement-free and full of sage and sane advice that every parent will want to read.

Lisa Damour Lives of Teenagers

The Emotional Lives of Teenagers

Lisa Damour

Damour presents clear explanations alongside illuminating, real-life examples that are all backed by established research. This book gives parents practical information on steadying their teens through the teenage journey.

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He's Not Lazy

Adam Price, PhD

Price is a child psychologist who is combatting the stereotype of the lazy teenage boy. He encourages parents to look beyond the surface in times of difficulty and shares tips on inspiring self-confidence and responsibility in your kids.

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15 Minute Parenting - The Teenage Years

Joanna Fortune

Connecting with your teen can sometimes be challenging, but Fortune's 15-minute parenting model is full of great advice. Learn the key to healthy communication and become an even better role model for your kids.

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Will Hutcherson and Chinwe Williams, PH. D

Seeing your child struggle with anxiety can often leave you feeling helpless. Hutcherson and Williams offer practical advice on how to help your kids navigate any complex or difficult emotions.

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Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety: A Complete Guide to Your Child's Stressed, Depressed, Expanded, Amazing Adolescence

John Duffy

Duffy addresses the ever-growing issue of teenage anxiety and depression, offering useful advice for parents on when and how to approach your teen.

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Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen: The Essential Conversations

Michelle Icard

Bridge the communication gap with Icard’s helpful guide that walks you through fourteen essential conversations you should be having with your tween.

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Every Parents Should Read This Book

Ben Brooks

Brooks has produced an indispensable user’s guide to the 21st century adolescent. No topic is too tough to address, making it a must-read for those with teenage children.