Focusing on behavior change while providing practical ways to achieve it, Dianne Hales' AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE, Brief Edition, encourages students to Learn It and Live It in your personal health course. Written by a proven author immersed in current health issues, this student-oriented text offers a clear and engaging writing style with helpful visuals as it provides opportunities for students to assess and change your own health behaviors and get results. The Seventh Edition includes increased emphasis on ways to motivate to make healthy changes, as well as emerging information on both men's and women's health. More than a text, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE, Brief Edition, and its accompanying package is a resource for lifelong learning and skills.
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Meet the Author
Dianne Hales is one of the most widely published and honored health writers in the country. Her bestselling textbooks include AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH BRIEF, AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS, and AN INVITATION TO PERSONAL CHANGE. Her trade books include the award-winning compendium of mental health information CARING FOR THE MIND: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH, THINK THIN, BE THIN (with Doris Helmering), JUST LIKE A WOMAN: HOW GENDER SCIENCE IS REDEFINING WHAT MAKES US FEMALE, THE MIND-MOOD PILL BOOK, INTENSIVE CARING: NEW HOPE FOR HIGH RISK PREGNANCY (with Dr. Timothy Johnson), HOW TO SLEEP LIKE A BABY, THE U.S. ARMY TOTAL FITNESS PROGRAM, NEW HOPE FOR PROBLEM PREGNANCIES, and THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SLEEP. The President of Italy has named Dianne Hales a "cavaliere dell' Ordine della Stella della Solidarieta Italiana" (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) in recognition of her best-selling book LA BELLA LINGUA as an "invaluable tool for promoting the Italian language." Her other writing awards include prizes from the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, the National Women's Political Caucus, California Psychiatric Society, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), Council for the Advancement of Scientific Education, and the New York City Public Library.
1. Your Invitation to Healthy Change. 2. Psychological and Spiritual Well-being. 3. Personal Stress Management. 4. The Joy of Fitness. 5. Personal Nutrition. 6. Managing Your Weight. 7. Social and Sexual Health. 8. Reproductive Choices. 9. Preventing Major Diseases. 10. Lowering Your Risk of STIs and Other Infections. 11. Avoiding Addictions. 12. Alcohol and Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 13. Protecting Yourself, Your Rights, and Your Health. 14. Creating a Healthier Environment. 15. A Lifetime of Health.