An Invitation to Health / Edition 12

An Invitation to Health / Edition 12

by Dianne Hales
     
 

This textbook identifies the components of a healthy lifestyle and offers college students advice on managing stress and weight, exercising, safe sex, disease prevention, and alcohol use. The workbook provides 20 self-surveys for measuring individual health. The fourth edition adds a chapter on obesity and weight management. The included CD-ROM contains a tool for… See more details below

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This textbook identifies the components of a healthy lifestyle and offers college students advice on managing stress and weight, exercising, safe sex, disease prevention, and alcohol use. The workbook provides 20 self-surveys for measuring individual health. The fourth edition adds a chapter on obesity and weight management. The included CD-ROM contains a tool for tracking food intake, an exercise log, and study aids. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495110576
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
696

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Table of Contents

A LIFETIME OF WELLNESS. 1. An Invitation to Health for the Twenty-First Century. 2. Personal Stress Management. 3. Feeling Good. 4. Caring for the Mind. II. HEALTHY LIFESTYLES. 5. The Joy of Fitness. 6. Nutrition for Life. 7. Eating Patterns and Problems. III. RESPONSIBLE SEXUALITY. 8. Communication and Relationships. 9. Personal Sexuality. 10. Reproductive Choices. IV. PERSONAL HEALTH RISKS. 11. Consumerism, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, and the Health Care System. 12. Defending Yourself from Infectious Diseases. 13. Keeping Your Heart Healthy. V. AVOIDING HEALTH RISKS. 14. Lowering Your Risk of Cancer and Other Major Diseases. 15. Drug Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 16. Alcohol Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 17. Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse. VI. HEALTH IN CONTEXT. 18. Staying Safe: Preventing Injury, Violence, and Victimization. 19. When Life Ends. 20. Working Towards a Healthy Environment. Appendix: Hales Health Almanac. Glossary. Credits. Index.

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