9780321523020

Health : The Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321523020

  • ISBN10:

    0321523024

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/10/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

TheEighth Edition of Donatellers"s text provides students with the tools they need to make healthy, lifelong behavior changes and become savvy consumers of health information. This current and user-friendly text holds studentsrs" interest by covering health topics of primary concern to them.Promoting Healthy Behavior Change; Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well; Managing Stress: Coping with Life's Challenges; Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environments; Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Making Commitments; Birth Control, Pregnancy, and Childbirth: Managing Your Fertility; Licit and Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse; Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine: Daily Pleasure, Daily Challenges; Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health; Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance; Personal Fitness: Improving Health through Exercise; Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk; Cancer: Reducing Your Risk; Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions: Risks and Responsibilities; Life's Transitions: The Aging Process; Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally; Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services; Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise ConsumersFor all readers interested in making healthy,lifelong behavior changes. .

Table of Contents

Promoting Healthy Behavior Change
Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well
Managing Stress: Coping with Life's Challenges
Preventing Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environments
Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Making Commitments
Birth Control, Pregnancy, and Childbirth: Managing Your Fertility
Addictive Behaviors, Licit and Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges
Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health
Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance
Personal Fitness: Improving Health through Exercise
Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer: Reducing Your Risk
Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions: Risks and Responsibilities
Life's Transitions: The Aging Process
Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers
Answers to Chapter Review Questions
Preventing Injuries and Providing Emergency Care
Nutritive Value of Selected Foods and Fast Foods
Behavior Change Contract
HSample Behavior Change Contract
Glossary
Index
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