9780534583026

An Invitation to Health With Infotrac

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534583026

  • ISBN10:

    0534583024

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/25/2002
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, 10th Edition introduces students to research, information, and recommendations related to health and healthy lifestyles. Reviewed by over 80 instructors, this informative text focuses on change and prevention and supplies students with the lessons they'll need to make responsible healthy decisions in their daily lives.

Author Biography

Dianne Hales, one of the most widely published and honored health journalists in the country, is a contributing editor for Parade and Ladies Home Journal and has written more than 1,000 articles for national publications

Table of Contents

Wellness Inventory: What Is Wellness? 1(10)
SECTION I TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH 11(92)
An Invitation to Health for the Twenty-First Century
12(26)
Personal Stress Management
38(28)
Psychological Health
66(37)
SECTION II HEALTHY LIFESTYLES 103(114)
The Joy of Fitness
104(40)
Personal Nutrition
144(44)
Eating Patterns and Problems
188(29)
SECTION III RESPONSIBLE SEXUALITY 217(114)
Communication and Relationships
218(28)
Personal Sexuality
246(38)
Reproductive Choices
284(47)
SECTION IV PERSONAL HEALTH CARE 331(144)
Consumerism, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, and the Health-Care System
332(32)
Protecting Yourself from Infectious Diseases
364(44)
Keeping Your Heart Healthy
408(34)
Lowering Your Risk of Cancer and Other Major Diseases
442(33)
SECTION V AVOIDING HEALTH RISKS 475(92)
Drug Use, Misuse, and Abuse
476(36)
Alcohol Use, Misuse, and Abuse
512(30)
Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse
542(25)
SECTION VI HEALTH IN CONTEXT 567(1)
Staying Safe: Preventing Injury, Violence, and Victimization
568(30)
When Life Ends
598(22)
Working Toward a Healthy Environment
620
HALES HEALTH ALMANAC 1(1)
Health Information on the Internet
2(4)
Your Health Directory
6(13)
Emergency!
19(5)
A Consumer's Guide to Medical Tests
24(6)
Counting Your Calories and Fat Grams
30
Glossary 1(1)
Photography Credits 1(1)
Index 1

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