9780078028540

Contemporary Women's Health: Issues for Today and the Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078028540

  • ISBN10:

    007802854X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/19/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Contemporary Women’s Health emphasizes health promotion and the impact of multicultural and diversity issues on women’s health. The text is written from a woman-centered perspective and offers thorough discussions on a broad range of female-centric topics including feminism and the women's health movement, global issues in women's health, and health concerns specific to diverse populations. It is appropriate for both nontraditional and traditional students in a variety of course settings including health education, general education, medical education, and women’s studies courses that emphasize a holistic approach to health.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing Women’s Health

Chapter 2: Becoming a Wise Consumer

Chapter 3: Developing a Healthy Lifestyle

Chapter 4: Mental and Emotional Wellness

Chapter 5: Managing the Stress of Life

Chapter 6: Sexual and Relational Wellness

Chapter 7: Preventing Abuse against Women

Chapter 8: Exploring Women’s Sexuality

Chapter 9: Designing Your Reproductive Plan

Chapter 10: Eating Well

Chapter 11: Keeping Fit

Chapter 12: Using Alcohol Responsibly

Chapter 13: Making Wise Decisions about Tobacco,Caffeine and Drugs

Chapter 14: Preventing and Controlling Infectious Diseases

Chapter 15: Preventing and Controlling Chronic Health Conditions

Chapter 16: Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

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