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Access to Health Plus MasteringHealth with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 15

Access to Health Plus MasteringHealth with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 15

by Rebecca J. Donatelle
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    ISBN-13: 2900134553077
    Publisher: Pearson
    Publication date: 01/20/2017
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 736
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Rebecca Donatelle is a professor emeritus in Public Health and was the Coordinator of the Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. She has a PhD in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Health/Physical Education and English. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. In addition to her varied teaching responsibilities, Becky has been an active researcher in the area of health behaviors and behavior change. She received the Leadership Award, outstanding teacher award in her college, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presidential Award for Promising New Research in the Smoke-Free Families National Initiative.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1: Finding the Right Balance

    1. Accessing Your Health

    2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health

    FOCUS ON Cultivating Your Spiritual Health 

    3. Managing Stress and Coping with Life’s Challenges

    FOCUS ON Improving Your Financial Health

    4. Improving Your Sleep

    Part 2: Building Healthy Lifestyles

    5. Nutrition: Eating for a Healthier You

    6. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

    FOCUS ON Enhancing Your Body Image

    7. Improving Your Physical Fitness

    Part 3: Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships

    8. Building Healthy Relationships and Communicating Effectively

    9. Understanding Your Sexuality

    10. Considering Your Reproductive Choices

    Part 4: Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits

    FOCUS ON Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction

    11. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly

    12. Ending Tobacco Use

    13. Avoiding Drug Misuse and Abuse

    Part 5: Preventing and Fighting Disease

    14. Protecting against Infectious Diseases

    15. Protecting against Sexually Transmitted Infections

    16. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

    FOCUS ON Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes

    17. Reducing Your Cancer Risk

    18. Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Conditions

    Part 6: Facing Life's Challenges

    19. Becoming a Responsible Health Care Consumer

    20. Preventing Violence and Abuse

    FOCUS ON Reducing Your Risk of Unintentional Injury

    21. Preserving and Protecting Your Environment

    22. Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying

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