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Overview

Insel and Roth, Core Concepts in Health pioneered the concept of personal responsibility for health and individual behavior change back in 1976. Now in its 11th edition, it is still the market leader and is known for its scientific research base and its currency, comprehensiveness, and accuracy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077407315
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/11/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Sales rank: 793,820
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Insel, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.

Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author

of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disorders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.

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Table of Contents

CORE CONCEPTS IN HEALTH, 11TH EDITION

Chapter 1: Taking Charge of Your Health Chapter 2: Stress: The Constant Challenge Chapter 3: Psychological Health Chapter 4: Intimate Relationships and Communication Chapter 5: Sex and Your Body Chapter 6: Contraception Chapter 7: Abortion Chapter 8: Pregnancy and Childbirth Chapter 9: The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs Chapter 10: The Responsible Use of Alcohol Chapter 11: Toward a Tobacco-Free Society Chapter 12: Nutrition Basics Chapter 13: Exercise for Health and Fitness Chapter 14: Weight Management Chapter 15: Cardiovascular Health Chapter 16: Cancer Chapter 17: Immunity and Infection Chapter 18: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chapter 19: Environmental Health Chapter 20: Conventional and Complementary Medicine Chapter 21: Personal Safety Chapter 22: Aging: A Vital Process Chapter 23: Dying and Death Appendix A: Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast Food Restaurants Appendix B: A Self-Care Guide for Common Medical Problems

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