Understanding Your Health / Edition 5

Understanding Your Health / Edition 5

ISBN-10:
0697417115
ISBN-13:
9780697417114
Pub. Date:
01/28/1998
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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Understanding Your Health / Edition 5

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: 9780697417114
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 736
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

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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