9780134516257

Access To Health

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    0134516257

  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/6/2017
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

For personal health courses.

 

Changing Behavior Today for a Better Tomorrow

Access to Health combines research and the most up-to-date information to encourage healthy life choices. As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, author Rebecca J. Donatelle uses her friendly writing style to address readers’ concerns and motivate them to be savvy, critical consumers of health information. The 15th Edition provides readers with new Which Path Would You Take activities that explore various health choices through an engaging, interactive, low-stakes, and anonymous experience, a new full chapter on sleep, and a new Making Change Today feature. All enhancements help readers to make health choices for a better tomorrow.

 

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab & Mastering does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

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Author Biography

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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