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Focus on Health 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.
The strength of the Focus on Health narrative includes its appeal to both traditional and non-traditional students, particularly the special attention it pays to students over age 25 who have returned to college.
In addition, among its many health assessment activities, Focus on Health includes one of the most comprehensive health assessments found in any personal health textbook - a great tool for establishing a health baseline for students.
The companion Online Learning Center (website) offers a wealth of pedagogical and assessment features, including quizzes, Internet activities, downloadable MP3s, and more.
Table of Contents
|Shaping Your Health|
|Achieving Psychological Health|
|Becoming Physically Fit|
|Understanding Nutrition and Your Diet|
|Maintaining a Healthy Weight|
|Preventing Drug Abuse and Dependence|
|Making Decisions About Drug and Alcohol Use|
|Rejecting Tobacco Use|
|Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease|
|Living with Cancer and Chronic Conditions|
|Preventing Infectious Diseases|
|Sexuality and Reproduction|
|Managing Your Fertility|
|Consumer and Safety Issues|
|Becoming an Informed Health Care Consumer|
|Protecting Your Safety|
|The Environment and Your Health|
|Completing Life's Journey|
|Accepting Dying and Death|
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