To Your Health: Achieving Well-Being During Medical School / Edition 1

To Your Health: Achieving Well-Being During Medical School / Edition 1

by Thomas M. Wolf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761916873

ISBN-13: 9780761916871

Pub. Date: 08/18/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

How is it possible to maintain a healthy balance between your personal and academic life during medical school? Quite a challenge! This is a practical, hands-on, experiential book about how to achieve well-being during medical school. Premedical and medical students as well as those in the helping professions will benefit from reading it.

You can diagnose

Overview

How is it possible to maintain a healthy balance between your personal and academic life during medical school? Quite a challenge! This is a practical, hands-on, experiential book about how to achieve well-being during medical school. Premedical and medical students as well as those in the helping professions will benefit from reading it.

You can diagnose yourself and assess how well you are fulfilling your needs in ten lifestyle areas: time management; exercise and physical activity; relaxation, meditation, visualization, and imagery; spirituality; communication skills and social support; cognitive and coping skills; nutrition; substance use; humor; and touch and massage. Following each self-evaluation, you are provided with practical information and easy, engaging, and enjoyable exercise to enhance your health and well-being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761916871
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/18/2000
Series:
Surviving Medical School Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Diagnose Yourself
SPICES for Life
Lifestyle and Health Habit Questionnaires
PART ONE: YOUR FOUR-YEAR JOURNEY AND YOUR HEALTH
What to Expect
Your Perspective
The Relevance of a Prevention Model for Your Life
PART TWO: PRACTISING HEALTHY LIVING
Time Management
Exercise and Physical Activity
Relaxation, Meditation, Visualization and Imagery
Spirituality
Communication Skills and Social Support
The Art of Medicine
Cognitive and Coping Skills Training
Nutrition
Substance Abuse
Humor
Touch and Massage
PART THREE: RECOMMENDATION AND REFORMS: ENHANCING YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY IN MEDICAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE
State of Medical Education
Improving Medical Education
Helpful Daily Reminders

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