With over a million copies sold worldwide and translated into 22 languages, the Health Freak books have been a global publishing phenomenon, bringing both fun and vital health education to teenagers the world over. The Truth has the popular question-and-answer format of the Health Freak series based on genuine questions emailed by kids to the authors' award-winning health advice website (teenagehealthfreak.org). Frank, down-to-earth answers are given by the authors, both of whom are doctors specializing in teenage health issues. It includes chapters on Bullying, Relationships, Stress, Sex, Drugs and Weight. Teenage Health Freak titles include: The Diary of a Teenage Health Freak; The Diary of the Other Health Freak; RU a Teenage Health Freak?; Health Freak: Sex; Health Freak: Drugs, Health Freak: Bullying, Health Freak: Relationships, Health Freak: Stress. The authors' other books include Mum I Feel Funny (which won the Times Education Supplement Information Book Award), Me and My Mates, The Virgin Now Boarding, and Fresher Pressure. Most recently they published a book for parents about the teenage years called Teenagers: the agony, the ecstasy, the answers.
The authors also run the extremely successful website on which this book is based - www.teenagehealthfreak.org - which receives over 150,000 hits a week and recently won the BUPA communication award.show more