Access to Health / Edition 1

Access to Health / Edition 1

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by Rebecca J. Donatelle
     
 

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…  See more details below

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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

Ch. 1Promoting Healthy Behavior Change2
Ch. 2Psychosocial Health: Achieving Mental, Emotional, Social, and Spiritual Wellness32
Ch. 3Managing Stress: Toward Prevention and Control60
Ch. 4Violence and Abuse: An Epidemic of Fear84
Ch. 5Communicating Effectively: A Key to Interpersonal Health108
Ch. 6Healthy Relationships: Friends, Family, and Significant Others128
Ch. 7Sexuality: Defining Your Sexual Behavior154
Ch. 8Birth Control, Pregnancy, and Childbirth: Managing Your Fertility178
Ch. 9Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health214
Ch. 10Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance252
Ch. 11Personal Fitness: Improving Your Health Through Exercise282
Ch. 12Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness310
Ch. 13Pharmaceutical Drugs: Safe and Responsible Use330
Ch. 14Drinking Responsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge348
Ch. 15Tobacco and Caffeine: Legal Addictions372
Ch. 16Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse394
Ch. 17Cardiovascular Disease: Helping the Beat Go On418
Ch. 18Cancer: Reducing Your Risks440
Ch. 19Infectious and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities470
Ch. 20Noninfectious Conditions: The Modern Maladies506
Ch. 21Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Process528
Ch. 22Dying and Death: The Final Transition550
Ch. 23Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally572
Ch. 24Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services596

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