Access to Health / Edition 6

Access to Health / Edition 6

by Rebecca J. Donatelle, Lorraine G. Davis
     
 

Donatelle (public health, Oregon State University) challenges undergraduate students to think globally as they consider health risks and personal health decisions. New opportunities for self-assessment and behavior change are offered in this edition, in the form of behavior change contracts and boxes on tattoos, safer sex, and club drugs. There is expanded information… See more details below

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Donatelle (public health, Oregon State University) challenges undergraduate students to think globally as they consider health risks and personal health decisions. New opportunities for self-assessment and behavior change are offered in this edition, in the form of behavior change contracts and boxes on tattoos, safer sex, and club drugs. There is expanded information on the mind-body connection and alternative medicine, as well as new coverage of contraceptive devices and weight management. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205305025
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/12/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
670
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.11(d)

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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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