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Personal Health With Infotrac: Perspectives and Lifestyles,9780534581084
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Personal Health With Infotrac: Perspectives and Lifestyles

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780534581084

ISBN10:
0534581080
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole

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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 8/1/2002.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

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Summary

PERSONAL HEALTH: PERSPECTIVES AND LIFESTYLES emphasizes the individual's personal responsibility for wellness by presenting general (core) and current health information to guide decision making. The focus of the text is to present health topics, including cultural, racial, ethnic, and gender diversity, identify risk factors, and give students useful and sensible suggestions to reduce their risk for preventable diseases and conditions in order to achieve optimal levels of wellness for themselves, friends, and family. Filled with practical advice, stimulating discussion questions and self-assessment exercises, this text take an applied approach and empowers students to take control of their own health. Concentrated emphasis on health issues as they relate to various cultural differences make this text one of the most up-to date resources for health-related culture, gender, ethnic, and age issues.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Personal Health
1(18)
Personality and Emotional Health
19(28)
Stress and Health
47(26)
Personal Relationships
73(22)
Human Sexuality, Contraception, and Reproduction
95(50)
Communicable Diseases
145(48)
Noncommunicable Diseases
193(44)
Cardiovascular Diseases
237(24)
The Basics of Nutrition
261(48)
Weight Management
309(36)
Physical Activity and Health
345(44)
Psychoactive Drugs and Medications
389(34)
Tobacco and Alcohol
423(32)
Aging Dying, and Death
455(32)
Consumerism and Environmental Health
487


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