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AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, ELEVENTH EDITION is a best-selling personal health text that introduces students to the latest research, information, and recommendations related to health and healthy lifestyles. Reviewed by more than 40 instructors and consistently praised for its instructional and engaging writing style, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH focuses on behavior change, the prevention of illness and the achievement of optimal health and wellness. AN INVITATION TO HEALTH addresses topics that affect college students of all ages. This text supplies students with the lessons they'll need to make responsible health decisions in their daily lives now and in the future. Now package automatically with the PROFILE PLUS 2005 CD-ROM, INFOTRAC COLLEGE EDITION, and the HEALTH/WELLNESS INTERNET EXPLORER, students are now more equipped than ever to explorer, experience, and better understand the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
Part I: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH. 1. An Invitation to Health for the 21st Century. 2. Psychological Health. 3. Personal Stress Management. Part II: HEALTHY LIFESTYLES. 4. The Joy of Fitness. 5. Personal Nutrition. 6. Eating Patterns and Problems. Part III: RESPONSIBLE SEXUALITY. 7. Communication and Relationships. 8. Personal Sexuality. 9. Reproductive Choices. Part IV: AVOIDING HEALTH RISKS. 10. Drug Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 11. Alcohol Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 12. Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse. Part V: PROTECTING YOUR HEALTH. 13. Protecting Infectious Diseases. 14. Keeping Your Heart Healthy. 15. Lowering Your Risk of Cancer and Other Major Diseases. 16. Health-Care Consumerism and Complimentary/Alternative Medicine. Part VI: HEALTH IN CONTEXT. 17. A Lifetime of Health. 18. Staying Safe: Preventing Injury, Violence, and Victimization. 19. Working Toward a Healthy Environment. Hales Health Almanac. Health Information on the Internet. Your Health Directory. Emergency! A Consumer's Guide to Medical Tests. Counting Your Calories and Fat.