Focus on Health / Edition 5

Focus on Health / Edition 5

by Dale B. Hahn, Wayne A. Payne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072392088

ISBN-13: 9780072392081

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This text offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health. Its two key themes--the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks--help students apply the text's content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making skills. Technology use is also integrated into the text with Online

Overview

This text offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health. Its two key themes--the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks--help students apply the text's content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making skills. Technology use is also integrated into the text with Online Learning Center boxes, HealthQuest activities, and "Health on the Web" boxes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072392081
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576

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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