Teen Disorders Reviews

What Is ADHD?: ISBN 978-1-68282-947-9 / eBook: 978-1-68282-948-6
What Is Autism?: ISBN 978-1-68282-949-3 / eBook: 978-1-68282-950-9
What Is Borderline Personality Disorder?: ISBN 978-1-68282-951-6 / eBook: 978-1-68282-952-3
What Is Gaming Disorder?: ISBN 978-1-68282-953-0 / eBook: 978-1-68282-954-7
What Is Substance Use Disorder?: ISBN 978-1-68282-955-4 / eBook: 978-1-68282-956-1
School Library Journal, November 1, 2020

Gr 6 Up—Each title begins with a profile of someone diagnosed with the featured disorder. Chapters detail causes, symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment. Discussion of what life with the disorder is like examines the effects on school, work, and relationships. Sidebars explore related topics, such as the difference between borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder and the debunked myth of vaccines causing autism. Examples of successful celebrities, such as Temple Grandin and Adam Levine, are included as well as references to popular media portrayals. Research is supported by source notes and suggestions for further reading. VERDICT Recommended for public and school libraries looking to refresh their collections; a well-researched series.