9780495111573

Personal Health Perspectives and Lifestyles (with CengageNOW Printed Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495111573

  • ISBN10:

    0495111570

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Card
  • Copyright: 6/25/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

PERSONAL HEALTH: PERSPECTIVES AND LIFESTYLES, Fourth Edition 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 issues, identify risk factors, and give you useful and sensible suggestions to reduce the risk for preventable diseases and conditions in order to achieve optimal levels of wellness for yourself, your friends, and your family.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Personal Health
Personality and Emotional Health
Stress and Health
Personal Relationships
Human Sexuality, Contraception, and Reproduction
Communicable Diseases
Noncommunicable Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
The Basics of Nutrition
Weight Management
Physical Activity and Health
Psychoactive Drugs and Medications
Tobacco and Alcohol
Aging, Dying, and Death
Consumerism and Environmental Health
Appendix
Glossary
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