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Personal Health: Perspectives and Lifestyles / Edition 4
     

Personal Health: Perspectives and Lifestyles / Edition 4

by Patricia A. Floyd, Sandra E. Mimms, Caroline Yelding
 

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ISBN-10: 049538593X

ISBN-13: 9780495385936

Pub. Date: 06/25/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


PERSONAL HEALTH: PERSPECTIVES AND LIFESTYLES, Fourth Edition emphasizes the individual's personal responsibility for wellness by presenting general (core) and current health information to guide decision making. The focus of the text is to present health topics, including cultural, racial, ethnic, and gender diversity issues, identify risk factors, and give

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PERSONAL HEALTH: PERSPECTIVES AND LIFESTYLES, Fourth Edition emphasizes the individual's personal responsibility for wellness by presenting general (core) and current health information to guide decision making. The focus of the text is to present health topics, including cultural, racial, ethnic, and gender diversity issues, identify risk factors, and give you useful and sensible suggestions to reduce the risk for preventable diseases and conditions in order to achieve optimal levels of wellness for yourself, your friends, and your family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495385936
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/25/2007
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to Personal Health. 2. Personality and Emotional Health. 3. Stress and Health. 4. Personal Relationships. 5. Human Sexuality, Contraception, and Reproduction. 6. Communicable Diseases. 7. Noncommunicable Diseases. 8. Cardiovascular Diseases. 9. The Basics of Nutrition. 10. Weight Management. 11. Physical Activity and Health. 12. Psychoactive Drugs and Medications. 13. Tobacco and Alcohol. 14. Aging, Dying, and Death. 15. Consumerism and Environmental Health. Appendix. Glossary.

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