Health & Wellness / Edition 11

Health & Wellness / Edition 11

by Gordon Edlin, Eric Golanty
     
 

ISBN-10: 1449687105

ISBN-13: 9781449687106

Pub. Date: 11/09/2012

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Revised and updated throughout with the latest data and statistics, the Eleventh Edition of Health & Wellness engages students with specific tips and guidelines to help them evaluate and improve their health habits. The text, along with the accompanying website, encourages students to learn the skills they need to enhance the quality and longevity of their life.…  See more details below

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Revised and updated throughout with the latest data and statistics, the Eleventh Edition of Health & Wellness engages students with specific tips and guidelines to help them evaluate and improve their health habits. The text, along with the accompanying website, encourages students to learn the skills they need to enhance the quality and longevity of their life. Health and Wellness covers the many perspectives of personal health, including physical, emotional, mental, social, environmental, and spiritual perspectives, with a central theme of self-responsibility for one’s behavior.

The For Your Health Study Guide and Self-Assessment Workbook is now available in the back of the book at no additional cost. Perforated pages allow lab activities to be submitted for evaluation and grading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449687106
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
11/09/2012
Pages:
776
Sales rank:
66,694
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Achieving Personal Health3
2Mind-Body Communications Maintain Wellness21
3Managing Stress: Restoring Mind-Body Harmony41
4Maintaining Emotional Wellness57
5Choosing a Nutritious Diet79
6Managing a Healthy Weight111
7Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being131
8Developing Healthy Intimate and Sexual Relationships149
9Understanding Pregnancy and Parenthood173
10Choosing a Fertility Control Method193
11Protecting Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS215
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
16Using Drugs Responsibility327
17Eliminating Tobacco Use351
18Using Alcohol Responsibly367
19Making Decisions About Health Care385
20Exploring Alternative Medicines399
21Preventing Unintentional Injuries and Accidents: What You Can Do413
22Understanding Aging and Dying433
23Violence in Our Society451
24Working Toward a Healthy Environment467
App. AStress Management Techniques488
App. BCalendar of Events and Health Organizations499
Glossary503
Study Guide and Self-Assessment Workbook517
Index583
Photo Credits599

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