HealthStyles: Decisions for Living Well / Edition 2

HealthStyles: Decisions for Living Well / Edition 2

by B. E. Pruitt, Jane J. Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205272290

ISBN-13: 9780205272297

Pub. Date: 12/16/1998

Publisher: Pearson

Keeping healthy is crucial, but many people don't know where to begin. They don't realize all the facets of good health -- including physical, mental, and emotional. Nor do they understand the way the body works, including disease, vitamins, fitness, and addictions. This book is intended to introduce readers to these topics so that they can understand their body,

Overview

Keeping healthy is crucial, but many people don't know where to begin. They don't realize all the facets of good health -- including physical, mental, and emotional. Nor do they understand the way the body works, including disease, vitamins, fitness, and addictions. This book is intended to introduce readers to these topics so that they can understand their body, achieving and maintaining good health. The second edition of Health Styles: Decisions for Living Well provides readers with the perspectives and information they need to make decisions about their personal health. By helping readers to develop the necessary skills to lead healthy lives and to be wise health consumers, this book emphasizes skill development throughout. The range of topics covered is broad, including the disease process, sexuality and relationships, reproductive anatomy and physiology, smart eating, coping with stress, recognizing violent behavior, aging, and dealing with death. Health educators and professionals, and others interested in the topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205272297
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/16/1998
Edition description:
2ND BK&CDR
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.79(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Part One: Introductory Concepts 1(46)
Chapter 1 Health: Your Personal Responsibility
1(22)
Chapter 2 Assessing Your Health: A Plan for Informed Decision Making
23(24)
Part Two: The Basics of Good Health 47(130)
Chapter 3 Managing Your Mental Health
47(26)
Chapter 4 Coping with Stress
73(22)
Chapter 5 Eating Smart
95(30)
Chapter 6 Maintaining Proper Weight
125(26)
Chapter 7 Keeping Fit
151(26)
Part Three: Controllable Health Risks 177(138)
Chapter 8 Smoking Out Tobacco
177(28)
Chapter 9 Dealing with Drinking
205(26)
Chapter 10 Understanding the Dangers of Drug Use
231(32)
Chapter 11 Recognizing Violent Behavior
263(26)
Chapter 12 Preventing Unintentional Injuries
289(26)
Part Four: Understanding the Disease Process 315(90)
Chapter 13 Reducing the Risk for Chronic Disease
315(36)
Chapter 14 Reducing the Risk for Infectious Disease
351(28)
Chapter 15 Reducing the Risk for Sexually Transmitted Diseases
379(26)
Part Five: Sexuality and Relationships: A Life Span Approach 405(122)
Chapter 16 Sexuality: Developing Healthy Relationships
405(36)
Your Sexual Body: A Primer on Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
429(12)
Chapter 17 Planning a Family
441(34)
Chapter 18 Aging: Growing Older, Keeping Healthy
475(28)
Chapter 19 Death and Dying
503(24)
Part Six: Participating in a Healthy Community 527
Chapter 20 Living in a Healthy Environment
527(30)
Chapter 21 Making Health Care Decisions
557

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