Exploring Health: Expanding the Boundaries of Wellness

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132971515
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/28/1991
  • Pages: 612
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Exploring Health
Ch. 1 Health and Wellness 1
Pt. 2 Emotional Well-Being
Ch. 2 Mental Health: Health in Your Head, and Beyond 18
Ch. 3 Stress and Stress Management 46
Pt. 3 Maintaining Personal Relationships and a Healthy Sexuality
Ch. 4 Intimate Relationships: Dating, Marriage, and the Family 66
Ch. 5 Sexuality 96
Ch. 6 Fertility Control, Pregnancy, and Birth 124
Pt. 4 Health and Your Body
Ch. 7 Nutrition 156
Ch. 8 Weight Control 190
Ch. 9 Fitness 216
Pt. 5 Drugs and Your Health
Ch. 10 Using and Abusing Drugs 244
Ch. 11 Using and Abusing Alcohol 270
Ch. 12 Tobacco and Health 300
Pt. 6 Diseases
Ch. 13 Infectious and Noninfectious Diseases 330
Ch. 14 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 364
Ch. 15 Cardiovascular Disease 388
Ch. 16 Cancer 410
Pt. 7 New Beginnings and Challenges
Ch. 17 Aging 436
Ch. 18 Dying and Death 458
Pt. 8 Health and Society
Ch. 19 Preventive Health Care and the Consumer 482
Ch. 20 Choosing Medical Service and Health Insurance 506
Ch. 21 Our Environment 528
Appendix A: The Body Systems 560
Appendix B: Health Emergencies, Accidents, and Safety--What You Can Do 574
Glossary 589
Credits 597
Index 599
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