Access to Health / Edition 1

Access to Health / Edition 1

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by Rebecca J. Donatelle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0536397147

ISBN-13: 9780536397140

Pub. Date: 01/01/2008

Publisher: Pearson Higher Educaiton

Teacher and mentor Rebecca J. Donatelle helps readers make wise decisions about their health using the most current information available. Along with insightful self-assessments and behavior change commitments, Access to Health, Eighth Edition also includes a comprehensive supplements package. Access to Health is comprehensive, readable, and

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Teacher and mentor Rebecca J. Donatelle helps readers make wise decisions about their health using the most current information available. Along with insightful self-assessments and behavior change commitments, Access to Health, Eighth Edition also includes a comprehensive supplements package. Access to Health is comprehensive, readable, and generously illustrated, making it the book of choice for todayUs health and wellness enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780536397140
Publisher:
Pearson Higher Educaiton
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
758
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE.

1. Promoting Healthy Behavior Change.
2. Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well.
3. Managing Stress: Coping With Life's Challenges.
4. Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environments.

II. CREATING HEALTHY AND CARING RELATIONSHIPS.

5. Healthy Relationships: Communicating Effectively with Friends, Family, and Significant Others.
6. Sexuality: Choices in Sexual Behavior.
7. Reproductive Choices: Making Responsible Decisions.

III. CHOOSING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE.

8. Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health.
9. Managing Your Weight.
10. Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise.

IV. AVOIDING RISKS FROM HARMFUL HABITS.

11. Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness.
12. Drinking Responsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge on Campus.
13. Tobacco and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges.
14. Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse.

V. PREVENTING AND FIGHTING DISEASE.

15. Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk.
16. Cancer: Reducing Your Risk.
17. Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities.
18. Noninfectious Conditions: The Modern Maladies.

VI. FACING LIFE'S CHALLENGES.

19. Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Process.
20. Dying and Death: The Final Transition.
21. Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.
22. Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services.
23. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers.
Appendix A: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care.
Appendix B: Nutritive Value of SelectedFoods.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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