Understanding Your Health / Edition 7

Understanding Your Health / Edition 7

by William A. A. Payne, Dale B. Hahn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072353236

ISBN-13: 9780072353235

Pub. Date: 07/01/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This text 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. Technology use is also integrated into the text with Online

Overview

This text 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. Technology use is also integrated into the text with Online Learning Center boxes, HealthQuest activities, and "Health on the Web" boxes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072353235
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
772

Table of Contents

Preface

A Visual Guide

Comprehensive Health Assessment

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

Appendix A: First Aid

Appendix B: Body Systems

Appendix C: Canadian Health

Appendix D: Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating

Glossary

Exam Prep

Credits

Index

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