Health and Wellness / Edition 9

Health and Wellness / Edition 9

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Health and Wellness / Edition 9

Health and Wellness, Eighth Edition is written in a personal and engaging style with specific tips and aids to help students improve their health habits. Like the previous editions, the eighth edition offers a presentation of life skills that enhance the quality and longevity of life and presents the most current and accurate information available in a personal health text. Health and Wellness covers the many holistic perspectives of personal health, including the physical, emotional, mental, social, environmental, and spiritual perspectives, with a central theme of self-responsibility for one's behavior.

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ISBN-13: 9780763741457
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 565
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Achieving Wellness1
1Achieving Personal Health3
2Mind-Body Communications Maintain Wellness21
3Managing Stress: Restoring Mind-Body Harmony41
4Maintaining Emotional Wellness57
2Eating and Exercising Toward a Healthy Lifestyle77
5Choosing a Nutritious Diet79
6Managing a Healthy Weight111
7Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being131
3Building Healthy Relationships147
8Developing Healthy Intimate and Sexual Relationships149
9Understanding Pregnancy and Parenthood173
10Choosing a Fertility Control Method193
11Protecting Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS215
4Understanding and Preventing Disease231
12Reducing Infections and Building Immunity: Knowledge Encourages Prevention233
13Cancer: Understanding Risks and Means of Prevention265
14Cardiovascular Diseases: Understanding Risks and Measures of Prevention287
15How Genes Affect Health309
5Explaining Drug Use and Abuse325
16Using Drugs Responsibly327
17Eliminating Tobacco Use351
18Using Alcohol Responsibly367
6Making Healthy Choices383
19Making Decisions About Health Care385
20Exploring Alternative Medicines399
21Preventing Unintentional Injuries and Accidents: What You Can Do413
7Overcoming Obstacles431
22Understanding Aging and Dying433
23Violence in Our Society451
24Working Toward a Healthy Environment467
Appendix AStress Management Techniques488
Appendix BCalendar of Events and Health Organizations499
Study Guide and Self-Assessment Workbook517

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