Access to Health / Edition 8

Access to Health / Edition 8

by Rebecca J. Donatelle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805355642

ISBN-13: 9780805355642

Pub. Date: 05/19/2003

Publisher: Pearson

The newly revised Access to Health, Tenth Edition features a new reader friendly design. Long known for its currency, research, and strength in behavior change for personal health readers, the Tenth Edition provides a consistent framework for motivating readers to make healthy life choices. The revised

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The newly revised Access to Health, Tenth Edition features a new reader friendly design. Long known for its currency, research, and strength in behavior change for personal health readers, the Tenth Edition provides a consistent framework for motivating readers to make healthy life choices. The revised edition’s updated coverage includes a revised fitness chapter with greater focus on daily physical activity, updated nutrition chapter using the 2005 dietary guidelines, and increased information on coping with stress. Hot topics include the latest on fad-diets, sleep, and the role spirituality plays in our lives will engage reader interest. Promoting Healthy Behavior Change, Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well, Managing Stress: Coping With Life's Challenges, Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environments, Healthy Relationships: Communicating Effectively with Friends, Family, and Significant Others, Sexuality: Choices in Sexual Behavior, Reproductive Choices: Making Responsible Decisions, Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health, Managing Your Weight, Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise, Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness, Drinking Responsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge on Campus, Tobacco and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges, Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse, Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk, Cancer: Reducing Your Risk, Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities, Noninfectious Conditions: The ModernMaladies, Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Process, Dying and Death: The Final Transition, Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally, Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services, Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers For all readers interested in personal health and making healthy life choices.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805355642
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/19/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.05(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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