Understanding Your Health

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/18/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This text offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health. Its two key themes--the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks--help students apply the text's content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making skills. The companion Online Learning Center offers a wealth of pedagogical and assessment features, including quizzes, links, study aids, and more.

Table of Contents

Shaping Your Health
The Mind
Achieving Psychological Health
Managing Stress
The Body
Becoming Physically Fit
Understanding Nutrition and Your Diet
Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Preventing Drug Abuse and Dependence
Making Decisions About Drug Use
Taking Control of Alcohol Use
Rejecting Tobacco Use
Preventing Diseases
Enhancing Your Cardiovascular Health
Living with Cancer
Managing Chronic Conditions
Preventing Infectious Diseases
Sexuality and Reproduction
Exploring the Origins of Sexuality
Understanding Sexual Behavior and Relationships
Managing Your Fertility
Becoming a Parent
Consumer and Safety Issues
Becoming an Informed Health Care Consumer
Protecting Your Safety
The Environment and Your Health
Completing Life's Journey
Accepting Dying and Death
First Aid
Glossary Photo Credits
Index Health
Reference Guide
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