Understanding Your Health / Edition 9

Understanding Your Health / Edition 9

by Wayne A. Payne, Dale B. Hahn, Ellen Mauer
     
 

ISBN-10: 007302807X

ISBN-13: 9780073028071

Pub. Date: 02/01/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Understanding Your Health offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health. Its two key themes - the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks - help students apply the text's content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making skills.

The strength of the

Overview

Understanding Your Health offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health. Its two key themes - the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks - help students apply the text's content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making skills.

The strength of the Understanding Your Health narrative includes its appeal to both traditional and non-traditional students, particularly the special attention it pays to students over age 25 who have returned to college.

In addition, among its many health assessment activities, Understanding Your Health includes one of the most comprehensive health assessments found in any personal health textbook - a great tool for establishing a health baseline for students.

The companion Online Learning Center (website) offers a wealth of pedagogical and assessment features, including quizzes, Internet activities, downloadable MP3s, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073028071
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Pages:
643

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Shaping Your Health
Part One: The Mind

Chapter 2: Achieving Psychological Health

Chapter 3: Managing Stress
Part Two: The Body

Chapter 4: Becoming Physically Fit

Chapter 5: Understanding Nutrition and Your Diet

Chapter 6: Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Part Three: Preventing Drug Abuse and Dependence

Chapter 7: Making Decisions About Drug Use

Chapter 8: Taking Control of Alcohol Use

Chapter 9: Rejecting Tobacco Use
Part Four: Preventing Diseases

Chapter 10: Enhancing Your Cardiovascular Health

Chapter 11: Living with Cancer

Chapter 12: Managing Chronic Conditions

Chapter 13: Preventing Infectious Diseases
Part Five: Sexuality and Reproduction

Chapter 14: Exploring the Origins of Sexuality

Chapter 15: Understanding Sexual Behavior and Relationships

Chapter 16: Managing Your Fertility

Chapter 17: Becoming a Parent
Part Six: Consumer and Safety Issues

Chapter 18: Becoming an Informed Health Care Consumer

Chapter 19: Protecting Your Safety

Chapter 20: The Environment and Your Health
Part Seven: Completing Life's Journey

Chapter 21: Accepting Dying and Death

Appendix A: First Aid
Glossary
Photo Credits
Index
Health Reference Guide

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