Health And Wellness / Edition 10

Health And Wellness / Edition 10

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by Gordon Edlin, Eric Golanty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763765937

ISBN-13: 9780763765934

Pub. Date: 07/16/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

The 10th edition of Health & Wellness provides a holistic view of what it really means to be healthy today. The text draws a parallel between the behaviors, social and physical environment as well as the positive mind and body attitude necessary to achieve a healthy, happy lifestyle.

Several features have been developed to help students learn and understand the

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The 10th edition of Health & Wellness provides a holistic view of what it really means to be healthy today. The text draws a parallel between the behaviors, social and physical environment as well as the positive mind and body attitude necessary to achieve a healthy, happy lifestyle.

Several features have been developed to help students learn and understand the concepts of health and wellness in the text such as Learning Objectives, Self-assessments, key terms, epigrams and health tips.
Chapters conclude with Critical Thinking about Health and encourage students to answer questions and explore their own opinions on health topics. End of chapter material includes Health in review – brief review of the chapter, Health and Wellness online a glimpse at the resources available on the web, References, Suggested readings, and recommended websites.

New to the Tenth Edition:
? Study data about the effect of prayer on healing and managing stress with music
? Expanded coverage of Vitamin D deficiency and food additives
? Coverage of the sedentary lifestyle of most Americans and what constitutes physical activity\
? Discussions on bacteria and health as well as coverage of new vaccines for HPV, herpes zoster and hepatitis E
? New information on the swine flu pandemic of 2009

Resources:
Workbook for self-assessments and activities to explore health
Frequently updated Health statistics website

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763765934
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/16/2009
Edition description:
10E
Pages:
810
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Achieving Wellness1
1Achieving Personal Health3
2Mind-Body Communications Maintain Wellness21
3Managing Stress: Restoring Mind-Body Harmony41
4Maintaining Emotional Wellness57
2Eating and Exercising Toward a Healthy Lifestyle77
5Choosing a Nutritious Diet79
6Managing a Healthy Weight111
7Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being131
3Building Healthy Relationships147
8Developing Healthy Intimate and Sexual Relationships149
9Understanding Pregnancy and Parenthood173
10Choosing a Fertility Control Method193
11Protecting Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS215
4Understanding and Preventing Disease231
12Reducing Infections and Building Immunity: Knowledge Encourages Prevention233
13Cancer: Understanding Risks and Means of Prevention265
14Cardiovascular Diseases: Understanding Risks and Measures of Prevention287
15How Genes Affect Health309
5Explaining Drug Use and Abuse325
16Using Drugs Responsibly327
17Eliminating Tobacco Use351
18Using Alcohol Responsibly367
6Making Healthy Choices383
19Making Decisions About Health Care385
20Exploring Alternative Medicines399
21Preventing Unintentional Injuries and Accidents: What You Can Do413
7Overcoming Obstacles431
22Understanding Aging and Dying433
23Violence in Our Society451
24Working Toward a Healthy Environment467
Appendix AStress Management Techniques488
Appendix BCalendar of Events and Health Organizations499
Glossary503
Study Guide and Self-Assessment Workbook517
Index583

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