Health: The Basics / Edition 8

Health: The Basics / Edition 8

by Rebecca J. Donatelle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321523024

ISBN-13: 9780321523020

Pub. Date: 01/23/2008

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

This book emphasizes the essential health information necessary to develop a comprehensive understanding of health promotion and disease prevention from a behavioral management perspective.This edition continues to provide cutting-edge information readers need to make healthy decisions. Today's health research, issues, and trends are reflected throughout the…  See more details below

Overview

This book emphasizes the essential health information necessary to develop a comprehensive understanding of health promotion and disease prevention from a behavioral management perspective.This edition continues to provide cutting-edge information readers need to make healthy decisions. Today's health research, issues, and trends are reflected throughout the thoroughly revised and updated content. Enhancements include expanded psychosocial health and personal fitness chapters, a new chapter on complementary and alternative medicine, extended coverage of cardiovascular disease and cancer, and the addition of three new feature boxes: Women's Health/Men's Health, New Horizons in Health, and Assess Yourself.For anyone interested in health, wellness, and physical education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321523020
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/23/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

1. Promoting Healthy Behavior Change.
2. Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well.
3. Managing Stress: Coping with Life's Challenges.
4. Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environments.
5. Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Making Commitments.
6. Birth Control, Pregnancy, and Childbirth: Managing Your Fertility.
7. Licit and Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse.
8. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine: Daily Challenges, Daily Pleasure.
9. Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health.
10. Managing Your Weight.
11. Personal Fitness: Improving Health through Exercise.
12. Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risks.
13. Cancer: Reducing Your Risks.
14. Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions: Risks and Responsibilities.
15. Life's Transitions: The Aging Process.
16. Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.
17. Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services.
18. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers.

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