9780495111757

An Invitation to Health, Brief Edition (with Personal Health Self-Assessment with Health Almanac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495111757

  • ISBN10:

    0495111759

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/29/2007
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

You can learn it and live it with AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BRIEF, Fifth Edition, the vivid and fascinating text that introduces you to research, information, and recommendations related to health and healthy lifestyles. Full of visual spark and written to encourage behavior change, this text's clear and engaging writing style addresses the issues related to health and wellness that affect college students now as well as the issues that you'll face in their future. You'll explore a broad range of topics, research, and examples that resonate with college life, and you'll learn the importance of changing poor behaviors-and how to go about changing those behaviors for good. With AN INVITATION TO HEALTH and its practical information that you can use now, you'll quickly learn to assess and change your own behaviors and apply your new knowledge to your life.

Table of Contents

An Invitation to Healthy Change
Psychological Health
Personal Stress Management
The Joy of Fitness
Personal Nutrition
Taking Control of Your Weight
Communication and Sexuality
Reproductive Choices
Preventing Infectious Diseases
Lowering Your Risk of Major Diseases
Drug Use, Misuse, and Abuse
Alcohol and Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse
Protecting Yourself, Your Rights, and Your Health
Working Toward a Healthy Environment
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A Lifetime of Health
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