An Invitation to Health / Edition 12

An Invitation to Health / Edition 12

by Dianne Hales
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Cengage Learning
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An Invitation to Health / Edition 12

This best-selling text emphasizes the importance of making healthy choices. Thoroughly revised, with cutting-edge research and a practical, prevention-oriented approach to personal health topics, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH helps readers take responsibility for their mental, emotional, and physical well-being.

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ISBN-13: 9780495110576
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/30/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 696

Table of Contents

A LIFETIME OF WELLNESS. 1. An Invitation to Health for the Twenty-First Century. 2. Personal Stress Management. 3. Feeling Good. 4. Caring for the Mind. II. HEALTHY LIFESTYLES. 5. The Joy of Fitness. 6. Nutrition for Life. 7. Eating Patterns and Problems. III. RESPONSIBLE SEXUALITY. 8. Communication and Relationships. 9. Personal Sexuality. 10. Reproductive Choices. IV. PERSONAL HEALTH RISKS. 11. Consumerism, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, and the Health Care System. 12. Defending Yourself from Infectious Diseases. 13. Keeping Your Heart Healthy. V. AVOIDING HEALTH RISKS. 14. Lowering Your Risk of Cancer and Other Major Diseases. 15. Drug Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 16. Alcohol Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 17. Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse. VI. HEALTH IN CONTEXT. 18. Staying Safe: Preventing Injury, Violence, and Victimization. 19. When Life Ends. 20. Working Towards a Healthy Environment. Appendix: Hales Health Almanac. Glossary. Credits. Index.

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