Focus on Health / Edition 8

Focus on Health / Edition 8

by Dale B. Hahn, Wayne A. Payne, Ellen B. Lucas
     
 

Written for the diverse group of students in the undergraduate personal health course,this text's engaging style and proactive features invite students to make positive changes in their health behavior. Only the most up-to-date information about a wide range of health topics is presented. See more details below

Overview

Written for the diverse group of students in the undergraduate personal health course,this text's engaging style and proactive features invite students to make positive changes in their health behavior. Only the most up-to-date information about a wide range of health topics is presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073028422
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1 Charting a Plan for Behavior Change

Part 1 The Mind

2 Characteristics of a Psychologically Well Person

3 Managing Stress

Part 2 The Body

4 Components of Physical Fitness

5 Understanding Nutrition and Your Diet

6 Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Part 3 Preventing Drug Abuse and Addiction

7 Making Decisions About Drug Use

8 Taking Control of Alcohol Use

9 Rejecting Tobacco Use

Part 4 Preventing Disease

10 Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

11 Living with Cancer and Chronic Conditions

12 Preventing Infectious Diseases

Part 5 Sexuality and Reproduction

13 Understanding Sexuality

14 Managing Your Fertility

Part 6 Consumerism and Safety Issues

15 Becoming an Informed Health-Care Consumer

16 Protecting Your Safety

Part 7 The Life Cycle

17 Accepting Dying and Death

Glossary

Exam Prep

Index

Credits

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