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Understanding Your Health with HealthQuest 4. 2 CD and Learning to Go : Health

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Summary

Understanding Your Health takes an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of personal health and its traditional content areas. Its two 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.

Table of Contents

Preface xviii
Comprehensive Health Assessment xxxiii
Shaping Your Health
1(27)
Charting a Plan for Behavior Change
2(2)
Healthy People 2000 and Healthy People 2010
4(1)
Why Behavior Change Is Often Difficult
4(1)
Today's Health Concerns
5(1)
Health: More Than the Absence of Illness?
6(1)
Definitions of Health
6(3)
Episodic Health Care
7(1)
Preventive Medicine
7(2)
Health Promotion
9(1)
Community Health Promotion
9(1)
Wellness
9(1)
Multidimensional Perceptions of Health
10(1)
WHO's Definition of Health
10(1)
Holistic Health
10(1)
Today's College Students
11(1)
Traditional-Age College Students
11(1)
Nontraditional-Age College Students
11(1)
Minority Students
12(1)
Students with Disabilities
12(1)
Developmental Tasks of Young Adulthood
12(3)
Forming an Initial Adult Identity
13(1)
Establishing Independence
13(1)
Assuming Responsibility
14(1)
Broadening Social Skills
14(1)
Nurturing Intimacy
14(1)
Related Developmental Tasks of Young Adulthood
15(1)
Developmental Tasks of Middle Adulthood
15(1)
Achieving Generativity
15(1)
Reassessing the Plans of Young Adulthood
16(1)
Developmental Tasks of Older Adulthood
16(1)
Accepting the Changes of Aging
16(1)
Maintaining a High Level of Physical Function
16(1)
Establishing a Sense of Integrity
17(1)
A New Definition of Health
17(1)
The Role of Health
17(1)
The Composition of Health
17(1)
The Multiple Dimensions of Health
18(1)
Physical Dimension
18(1)
Emotional Dimension
18(1)
Social Dimension
18(1)
Intellectual Dimension
18(1)
Spiritual Dimension
18(1)
Occupational Dimension
19(1)
Our Definition of Health
19(1)
Summary
20(1)
Review Questions
20(1)
References
21(1)
Suggested Readings
22(1)
Putting It All Together: Mind-Body Well-Being
23(5)
Unit One THE MIND
Achieving Psychological Wellness
28(26)
Emotional Health
29(1)
Emotional and Psychological Wellness
30(1)
Characteristics of an Emotionally Healthy and Psychologically Well Person
30(1)
Personality
31(1)
The Normal Range of Emotions
32(1)
Happiness and a Sense of Humor
32(1)
Self-Esteem
32(1)
Developing Communication Skills
33(1)
Verbal Communication
33(1)
Nonverbal Communication
34(1)
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
34(2)
Creative Expression
36(1)
Spiritual Health
36(1)
Taking a Proactive Approach to Life
37(2)
Constructing Mental Pictures
37(1)
Accepting Mental Pictures
38(1)
Undertaking New Experiences
38(1)
Reframing Mental Pictures
39(1)
Psychological Disorders
39(7)
Selected Forms of Emotional/Psychological Dysfunction
39(5)
Therapists Involved in the Management of Psychological Disorders
44(1)
Forms of Psychotherapy
44(2)
Emotional and Psychological Wellness: A Final Thought
46(1)
Summary
46(1)
Review Questions
47(1)
References
47(1)
Suggested Readings
48(1)
Personal Assessment: How Does My Self-Concept Compare with My Idealized Self?
49(2)
Lending a Hand: Becoming a Volunteer
51(3)
Managing Stress
54(34)
Stress and Stressors
55(2)
Variation in Response to Stressors
56(1)
Positive or Negative Stressors
56(1)
Inevitability of Stress
57(1)
Uncontrolled Stress Related to Disease States
57(1)
College-Centered Stressors
57(3)
Employment Expectations
58(1)
Institutional Expectations
58(1)
Financial Support
58(1)
Personal Expectations
59(1)
Family Expectations
59(1)
Time Management
59(1)
Cultural Conflicts
59(1)
Religious Faith
59(1)
Faculty Expectations
60(1)
Life-Centered Stressors
60(2)
Cost of Living
60(1)
Other Financial Concerns
60(1)
Job Insecurity
60(1)
Loss of Property
60(1)
Being Too Busy
60(1)
Relaxation
61(1)
Family Illness
61(1)
Personal Illness
62(1)
Personal Safety
62(1)
Discrimination
62(1)
Generalized Physiological Response to Stressors
62(1)
Alarm Reaction Stage
63(1)
Resistance Stage
63(1)
Exhaustion Stage
63(1)
The Stress Response
63(3)
Stressors
63(1)
Sensory Modalities
63(1)
Cerebral Cortex
63(2)
Endocrine System
65(1)
Epinephrine-Influenced Responses
65(1)
Influences of Corticoids and Epinephrine on Energy Release
66(1)
Stress and Psychoneuroimmunology
66(1)
Personality Traits
67(1)
Intensity of Stressors
67(1)
Managing Stress: Effective Coping Techniques
68(4)
Stress-Management Techniques
68(1)
Self-Hypnosis
68(1)
The Relaxation Response
68(1)
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
69(1)
Quieting
69(1)
Yoga
69(1)
Diaphragmatic Breathing
69(1)
Guided Imagery
69(1)
Transcendental Meditation
70(1)
Biofeedback
70(1)
Exercise
70(1)
Sleep
70(1)
Nutrition
71(1)
A Realistic Perspective on Stress and Life
72(1)
Summary
73(1)
Review Questions
74(1)
References
74(1)
Suggested Readings
75(2)
Personal Assessment: How Stressed Are You?
77(2)
Personal Assessment: Do You Manage Your Time Effectively?
79(2)
Going It Alone: Managing the Stress of Single Parenthood
81(7)
Unit Two THE BODY
Becoming Physically Fit
88(31)
Benefits of Fitness
89(2)
Components of Physical Fitness
91(3)
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
91(1)
Muscular Strength
92(1)
Muscular Endurance
93(1)
Flexibility
94(1)
Body Composition
94(1)
Aging Physically
94(3)
Health Concerns of Midlife Adults
95(1)
Health Concerns of Older Adults
96(1)
Developing a Cardiorespiratory Fitness Program
97(3)
Mode of Activity
98(1)
Frequency of Training
98(1)
Intensity of Training
98(2)
Duration of Training
100(1)
Resistance Training
100(1)
Flexibility Training
100(1)
Special Considerations
100(2)
Warm-up, Workout, Cooldown
100(1)
Exercise for Older Adults
101(1)
Low Back Pain
102(1)
Fitness Questions and Answers
102(9)
Should I See My Doctor Before I Get Started?
102(1)
What Causes a ``Runner's High''?
102(1)
How Should ``30-Somethings'' Alter Their Exercise Programs?
102(1)
Should Women Exercise during Pregnancy?
103(1)
How Beneficial Is Aerobic Exercise?
103(1)
What Are Low-Impact Aerobic Activities?
103(1)
What Is the Most Effective Means of Fluid Replacement during Exercise?
104(1)
What Effect Does Alcohol Have on Sport Performance?
104(1)
Why Has Bodybuilding Become So Popular?
104(1)
Where Can I Find Out about Proper Equipment?
104(1)
How Worthwhile Are Commercial Health and Fitness Clubs?
104(2)
What Is Crosstraining?
106(1)
What Are Steroids, and Why Do Some Athletes Use Them?
106(3)
Are Today's Children Physically Fit?
109(1)
How Does Sleep Contribute to Overall Fitness?
109(1)
What Exercise Danger Signs Should I Watch For?
110(1)
Sports Injuries
111(1)
Summary
112(1)
Review Questions
113(1)
References
113(1)
Suggested Readings
114(1)
Personal Assessment: What Is Your Level of Fitness?
115(2)
Extreme Sports: Living on the Edge
117(2)
Understanding Nutrition and Your Diet
119(44)
Types and Sources of Nutrients
120(12)
Carbohydrates
121(1)
Fats
122(5)
Proteins
127(1)
Vitamins
128(1)
Minerals
129(1)
Water
130(1)
Fiber
130(1)
The Absorption of Nutrients
130(2)
The Food Groups
132(4)
Fruits
133(1)
Vegetables
133(1)
Milk, Cheese, and Yogurt
133(1)
Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs, Dry Beans, and Nuts
134(1)
Breads, Cereals, Rice, and Pasta
135(1)
Fats, Oils, and Sweets
135(1)
Fast Foods
136(3)
Phytochemicals
139(1)
Functional Foods
139(1)
Dietary Supplements
139(1)
Food Allergies
140(1)
Food Labels
140(3)
Technological Development in the Food Industry
143(1)
Irradiation of Food
143(1)
Genetically Modified Foods
143(1)
Growth Enhancement in Meat Production
143(1)
Guidelines for Dietary Health
143(3)
Recommended Dietary Adjustments
146(2)
Additional Milk Consumption
146(1)
Additional Protein-Rich Sources
146(1)
Additional Vitamins C and A
147(1)
Additional Grain Product Consumption
147(1)
Moderate Alcohol Consumption
147(1)
Nutrient Density
147(1)
Vegetarian Diets
148(2)
Ovolactovegetarian Diet
148(1)
Lactovegetarian and Ovovegetarian Diets
148(1)
Vegan Vegetarian Diet
149(1)
Semivegetarian Diet
150(1)
High-Risk Dietary Practices
150(1)
Unbalanced and Fad Diets
150(1)
Nutrition and the Older Adult
151(1)
International Nutritional Concerns
152(1)
Summary
152(1)
Review Questions
153(1)
References
154(1)
Suggested Readings
155(2)
Personal Assessment: Do You have Fatty Habits?
157(2)
Personal Assessment: Rate Your Plate
159(2)
Genetically Modified Food Stirs Up Controversy
161(2)
Maintaining a Healthy Weight
163(49)
Body Image and Self-Concept
165(1)
Defining Overweight and Obesity
166(1)
Determining Weight and Body Composition
166(6)
Height/Weight Tables
166(1)
Healthy Body Weight
166(3)
Body Mass Index
169(1)
Electrical Impedance
169(1)
BOD POD (Body Composition System)
170(1)
Skinfold Measurements
170(1)
Hydrostatic Weighing
171(1)
Appearance
171(1)
Origins of Obesity
172(2)
Somatic Factors
172(1)
Genetic Basis of Obesity
172(1)
Appetite Center
172(1)
Set Point Theory
173(1)
Body Type
173(1)
Externality
174(1)
Endocrine Influence
174(1)
Pregnancy
174(1)
Decreasing Basal Metabolic Rate
174(1)
Caloric Balance
174(1)
Energy Needs of the Body
175(2)
Activity Requirements
175(1)
Basal Metabolism
176(1)
Thermic Effect of Food
177(1)
Emotional, Social, and Environmental Factors
177(2)
Infant and Adult Eating Patterns
177(1)
Family Dietary Practices
178(1)
Inactivity
178(1)
Weight Management Techniques
179(10)
Dietary Alterations
180(1)
Balanced Diets Supported by Portion Control
180(2)
Fad Diets
182(1)
Low-Calorie Foods and Controlled Serving Sizes
182(2)
Controlled Fasting
184(1)
Self-Help Weight Reduction Programs
184(2)
Physical Intervention
186(1)
Surgical Measures
187(1)
Acupuncture
188(1)
Underweight
188(1)
Behavior Change Strategies
189(1)
Lifetime Weight Control
189(1)
Physical Activity
190(1)
Eating Disorders
191(3)
Anorexia Nervosa
191(1)
Bulimia Nervosa
192(1)
Binge Eating
193(1)
Night-Eating Syndrome
193(1)
Compulsive Exercise and Compulsive Eating
194(1)
Treatment for Eating Disorders
194(1)
A Final Thought about Health and Weight Management
194(1)
Summary
194(2)
Review Questions
196(1)
References
197(1)
Suggested Readings
198(3)
Personal Assessment: How Many Calories Do You Need?
201(2)
Personal Assessment: Is It Time for a Weight-Loss Program?
203(2)
Are You a Victim of Portion Distortion? Learning to Control Serving Sizes
205(7)
Unit Three PREVENTING DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE
Making Decisions about Drug Use
212(34)
Prevention: The Best Solution
213(1)
Primary Prevention
213(1)
Secondary Prevention
214(1)
Tertiary Prevention
214(1)
Addictive Behavior
214(2)
The Process of Addiction
214(1)
Intervention and Treatment
215(1)
Codependence
216(1)
Drug Terminology
216(2)
Dependence
217(1)
Drug Misuse and Abuse
218(1)
Dynamics of Drug Abuse
218(2)
Individual Factors
218(1)
Environmental Factors
219(1)
Societal Factors
220(1)
Effects of Drugs on the Central Nervous System
220(1)
Combined Drug Effects
221(1)
Drug Classifications
222(10)
Stimulants
224(3)
Depressants
227(1)
Hallucinogens
228(3)
Narcotics
231(1)
Inhalants
232(1)
Society's Response to Drug Use
232(2)
Drug Testing
233(1)
College and Community Support Services for Drug Dependence
234(2)
Treatment
234(2)
Summary
236(1)
Review Questions
237(1)
References
237(1)
Suggested Readings
238(1)
Personal Assessment: Test Your Drug Awareness
239(2)
Personal Assessment: Getting a Drug-Free High
241(2)
Caffeine: America's Most Popular Drug
243(3)
Taking Control of Alcohol Use
246(34)
Choosing to Drink
247(1)
Alcohol Use Patterns
247(5)
Drinking on Campus
249(1)
Declining Alcohol Use
250(1)
Alcohol and the Family
250(2)
The Nature of Alcoholic Beverages
252(1)
The Physiological Effects of Alcohol
252(3)
Factors That Influence the Absorption of Alcohol
252(1)
Blood Alcohol Concentration
253(1)
Sobering Up
254(1)
First Aid for Acute Alcohol Intoxication
254(1)
Alcohol-Related Health Problems
255(1)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects
255(1)
Alcohol-Related Social Problems
255(4)
Accidents
255(3)
Crime and Violence
258(1)
Suicide
259(1)
Hosting a Party Responsibly
259(1)
Organizations That Support Responsible Drinking
260(1)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
260(1)
Students Against Destructive Decisions
260(1)
BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network
261(1)
Other Approaches
261(1)
Problem Drinking and Alcoholism
261(4)
Problem Drinking
261(1)
Alcoholism
262(2)
Denial and Enabling
264(1)
Codependence
264(1)
Helping the Alcoholic: Rehabilitation and Recovery
264(1)
Medical Treatment for Alcoholism
265(1)
Current Alcohol Concerns
265(4)
Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents
265(1)
Women and Alcohol
266(2)
Alcohol Advertising
268(1)
Moderation Management
269(1)
Summary
269(1)
Review Questions
270(1)
References
270(1)
Suggested Readings
271(2)
Personal Assessment: How Do You Use Alcoholic Beverages?
273(2)
Personal Assessment: Are You Troubled by Someone's Drinking?
275(2)
Drinking and Violence: A Deadly Combination
277(3)
Rejecting Tobacco Use
280(40)
Tobacco Use in American Society
281(5)
Cigarette Smoking among College Students
282(1)
Other Demographic Factors Influencing Tobacco Use
283(1)
Marketing of Tobacco Products
284(1)
Pipe and Cigar Smoking
285(1)
Tobacco Use and the Development of Dependence
286(6)
Theories of Nicotine Addiction
286(2)
Acute Effects of Nicotine on Nervous System Function
288(1)
Non-Nervous System Acute Effects of Nicotine
288(1)
Psychosocial Factors Related to Dependence
289(2)
Preventing Teen Smoking
291(1)
Early Childhood Intervention
291(1)
Tobacco: The Source of Physiologically Active Compounds
292(1)
Particulate Phase
292(1)
Gaseous Phase
292(1)
Illness, Premature Death, and Tobacco Use
293(5)
Cardiovascular Disease
293(2)
Cancer
295(2)
Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
297(1)
Additional Health Concerns
298(1)
Smoking and Reproduction
298(1)
Infertility
298(1)
Problem Pregnancy
298(1)
Breastfeeding
299(1)
Neonatal Health Problems
299(1)
Oral Contraceptives and Tobacco Use
299(1)
Combining Tobacco and Alcohol Use
299(1)
Smokeless Tobacco Use
300(1)
The Risks of Involuntary (Passive) Smoking
301(1)
New Product Development
302(1)
Stopping What You Started
303(4)
Tobacco Use: A Question of Rights
307(1)
Enhancing Communication Between Smokers and Nonsmokers
307(1)
Final Thoughts about Tobacco and Health
308(1)
Summary
309(1)
Review Questions
310(1)
References
310(2)
Suggested Readings
312(1)
Personal Assessment: How Much Do You Know about Cigarette Smoking?
313(2)
Playing with Fire: Fad Cigarettes Loaded with Tar
315(5)
Unit Four PREVENTING DISEASES
Enhancing Your Cardiovascular Health
320(28)
Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease
321(1)
Normal Cardiovascular Function
322(1)
The Vascular System
322(1)
The Heart
322(1)
Blood
323(1)
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
323(6)
Risk Factors That Cannot Be Changed
324(1)
Risk Factors That Can Be Changed
325(3)
Another Risk Factor That Contributes to Heart Disease
328(1)
Individual Response to Stress
328(1)
Forms of Cardiovascular Disease
329(10)
Coronary Heart Disease
329(5)
Hypertension
334(3)
Stroke
337(1)
Congenital Heart Disease
338(1)
Rheumatic Heart Disease
339(1)
Other Heart Diseases
339(2)
Congestive Heart Failure
339(1)
Peripheral Artery Disease
340(1)
Arrhythmias
340(1)
Related Cardiovascular Conditions
340(1)
Summary
341(1)
Review Questions
341(1)
References
341(1)
Suggested Readings
342(1)
Personal Assessment: What Is Your Risk for Heart Disease?
343(2)
Hypertension in African-Americans: Targeting Prevention
345(3)
Living with Cancer
348(35)
Cancer: A Problem of Cell Regulation
349(3)
Cell Regulation
350(1)
Oncogene Formation
350(1)
The Cancerous Cell
350(2)
Benign Tumors
352(1)
Types of Cancer
352(1)
Cancer at Selected Sites in the Body
352(17)
Lung Cancer
352(3)
Breast Cancer
355(5)
Cervical Cancer
360(1)
Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer
361(1)
Vaginal Cancer
362(1)
Ovarian Cancer
362(1)
Prostate Cancer
363(1)
Testicular Cancer
364(1)
Colorectal Cancer
364(2)
Pancreatic Cancer
366(1)
Lymphatic Cancer
367(1)
Skin Cancer
367(2)
The Future of Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
369(5)
Treatment
370(2)
Prevention Through Risk Reduction
372(2)
Cancer and Wellness
374(1)
Summary
374(1)
Review Questions
375(1)
References
376(1)
Suggested Readings
377(2)
Personal Assessment: Are You at Risk for Skin, Breast, or Cervical Cancer?
379(2)
Human Genome Project: Deciphering the Human Map Holds Promises and Pitfalls
381(2)
Managing Chronic Conditions
383(32)
Chronic Disease Prevention
384(1)
Genetic/Inherited Conditions
385(4)
Abnormal Number of Sex Chromosomes
385(1)
Inherited Genetic Mutations
386(3)
Sex Chromosome-Linked Inherited Genetic Mutations
389(1)
Congenital Abnormalities
389(4)
Talipes (Clubfoot)
390(1)
Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip
390(1)
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
391(1)
Scoliosis
391(2)
Metabolic Disorders
393(5)
Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2)
393(1)
Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1)
394(2)
Hypoglycemia (Reactive)
396(1)
PKU (Phenylketonuria)
397(1)
Degenerative Diseases
398(8)
Fibromyalgia
398(1)
Asthma
398(2)
Crohn's Disease
400(1)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
401(2)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
403(1)
Parkinson's Disease
403(2)
Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
405(1)
Summary
406(1)
Review Questions
407(1)
References
408(1)
Suggested Readings
409(2)
Personal Assessment: Are You Managing Your Asthma Effectively?
411(2)
Sick of Work: Job-Related Illness
413(2)
Preventing Infectious Diseases
415(45)
Infectious Disease Transmission
416(3)
Pathogens
416(1)
Chain of Infection
417(2)
Stages of Infection
419(1)
Body Defenses: Mechanical and Cellular Immune Systems
419(2)
Divisions of the Immune System
420(1)
The Immune Response
421(3)
Immunizations
424(1)
Causes and Management of Selected Infectious Diseases
425(15)
The Common Cold
425(2)
Influenza
427(1)
Tuberculosis
428(1)
Pneumonia
428(1)
Mononucleosis
429(1)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
429(1)
Measles
430(1)
Bacterial Meningitis
431(1)
Mumps
431(1)
Lyme Disease
431(1)
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
432(1)
West Nile Virus
432(1)
Toxic Shock Syndrome
433(1)
Hepatitis
433(1)
AIDS
434(6)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
440(9)
Chlamydia (Nonspecific Urethritis)
440(1)
Human Papillomavirus
441(3)
Gonorrhea
444(1)
Herpes Simplex
445(1)
Syphilis
446(1)
Pubic Lice
446(1)
Vaginal Infections
447(1)
Cystitis and Urethritis
448(1)
Nosocomial Infections
448(1)
Summary
449(1)
Review Questions
449(1)
References
450(1)
Suggested Readings
451(2)
Personal Assessment: What Is Your Risk of Contracting a Sexually Transmitted Disease?
453(2)
The Hot Zone: New Infectious Diseases Emerge from the Rain Forest
455(5)
Unit Five SEXUALITY AND REPRODUCTION
Exploring the Origins of Sexuality
460(23)
Biological Bases of Human Sexuality
461(1)
Genetic Basis
461(1)
Gonadal Basis
461(1)
Structural Development
461(1)
Biological Sexuality and the Childhood Years
461(1)
Puberty
462(1)
Psychosocial Bases of Human Sexuality
462(2)
Gender Identity
463(1)
Gender Preference
463(1)
Gender Adoption
463(1)
Initial Adult Gender Identification
464(1)
Androgyny: Sharing the Pluses
464(1)
Reproductive Systems
464(11)
Male Reproductive System
465(3)
Female Reproductive System
468(3)
Menstrual Cycle
471(1)
Related Conditions
472(2)
Amenorrhea
474(1)
Menopause
474(1)
Additional Aspects of Human Sexuality
475(2)
Reproductive Sexuality
475(1)
Genital Sexuality
476(1)
Expressionistic Sexuality
476(1)
Summary
477(1)
Review Questions
477(1)
References
477(1)
Suggested Readings
478(1)
Personal Assessment: Sexual Attitudes: A Matter of Feelings
479(2)
Shifts in Male Sexuality
481(2)
Understanding Sexual Behavior and Relationships
483(27)
The Human Sexual Response Pattern
484(4)
Do the Sexual Responses of Men and Women Have a Predictable Pattern?
484(1)
Is the Sexual Response Pattern Stimuli-Specific?
484(3)
What Differences Occur in the Sexual Response Pattern?
487(1)
What Are the Basic Physiological Mechanisms Underlying the Sexual Response Pattern?
487(1)
What Role Is Played by Specific Organs and Organ Systems within the Sexual Response Pattern?
488(1)
Sexual Orientation
488(2)
Heterosexuality
488(1)
Homosexuality
489(1)
Bisexuality
490(1)
Gender Identity Issues
490(2)
Transsexualism
491(1)
Transvestism
491(1)
Patterns of Sexual Behavior
492(2)
Celibacy
492(1)
Masturbation
492(1)
Fantasy and Erotic Dreams
492(1)
Shared Touching
492(1)
Genital Contact
492(1)
Oral-Genital Stimulation
492(1)
Intercourse
493(1)
Secondary Virginity
494(1)
Sexuality and Aging
494(1)
Bonds Between People
494(2)
Friendship
495(1)
Dating
495(1)
Intimacy
496(1)
Love
496(1)
Relationships and Lifestyles
496(1)
Marriage
496(1)
Forms of Marriage
497(5)
Divorce
499(2)
Singlehood
501(1)
Cohabitation
501(1)
Single Parenthood
502(1)
Communication in Relationships
502(1)
Summary
502(1)
Review Questions
503(1)
References
503(1)
Suggested Readings
504(1)
Personal Assessment: How Compatible Are You?
505(2)
Virtual Love and Cybersex: How Far Should You Go on the Internet?
507(3)
Managing Your Fertility
510(32)
Birth Control versus Contraception
511(1)
Reasons for Choosing to Use Birth Control
512(1)
Theoretical Effectiveness versus Use Effectiveness
513(1)
Selecting Your Contraceptive Method
513(2)
Current Birth Control Methods
515(16)
Abstinence
515(1)
Withdrawal
515(1)
Periodic Abstinence
515(3)
Vaginal Spermicides
518(1)
Condoms
518(1)
Diaphragm
519(2)
Cervical Cap
521(1)
Contraceptive Sponge
522(1)
Intrauterine Device (IUD)
522(1)
Oral Contraceptives
523(2)
Emergency Contraception
525(1)
Injectable Contraceptives
525(1)
Subdermal Implants
526(1)
Sterilization
526(2)
Abortion
528(3)
Unintended Pregnancy
531(2)
Important People in the Decision-Making Process
531(1)
Marriage
531(1)
Abortion
531(1)
Adoption
532(1)
Parenthood
532(1)
Prenatal Care and Day Care
533(1)
Considering the Consequences
533(1)
Summary
533(1)
Review Questions
534(1)
References
534(1)
Suggested Readings
534(3)
Personal Assessment: Which Birth Control Method Is Best for You?
537(2)
Childless by Choice: New Options for Women and Couples
539(3)
Becoming a Parent
542(34)
Parenting Issues for Couples
543(3)
Being a Good Parent: What Children Need
544(2)
Pregnancy: An Extension of the Partnership
546(5)
Physiological Obstacles and Aids to Fertilization
546(2)
Signs of Pregnancy
548(1)
Agents That Can Damage a Fetus
548(1)
Intrauterine Development
549(2)
Childbirth: The Labor of Delivery
551(4)
Stage One: Effacement and Dilation of the Cervix
551(2)
Stage Two: Delivery of the Fetus
553(1)
Stage Three: Delivery of the Placenta
554(1)
Cesarean Deliveries
555(1)
Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth
555(4)
Unusual Conditions of the Newborn
557(2)
Preconceptional Counseling
559(1)
Infertility
560(1)
Causes of Infertility
560(1)
Enhancing Fertility
560(1)
Artificial Insemination
560(1)
Surgical Remedies
560(1)
Reproductive Technology
561(1)
Surrogate Parenting
561(1)
Options for Infertile Couples
561(1)
Adoption
561(1)
Foster Parenting
561(1)
Summary
562(2)
Review Questions
564(1)
References
564(1)
Suggested Readings
565(2)
Personal Assessment: How Do You Feel about Parenting?
567(2)
Supertwins: The Boom in Multiple Births
569(7)
Unit Six CONSUMER AND SAFETY ISSUES
Becoming an Informed Health Care Consumer
576(34)
Health Information
577(5)
The Informed Consumer
577(1)
Sources of Information
577(5)
Health Care Providers
582(1)
Why We Consult Health Care Providers
582(9)
Physicians and Their Training
584(1)
Complementary Care Practitioners
585(5)
Restricted-Practice Health Care Providers
590(1)
Self-Care/Home Care
591(1)
Health Care Facilities
592(1)
Patients' Institutional Rights
593(1)
Health Care Costs and Reimbursement
593(4)
Health Insurance
594(2)
Health Maintenance Organizations
596(1)
Extended Care Insurance
597(1)
Access to Health Care
597(1)
Health-Related Products
598(3)
Prescription Drugs
598(1)
Research and Development of New Drugs
598(1)
Generic versus Brand-Name Drugs
599(1)
Over-the-Counter Drugs
599(2)
Health Care Quackery and Consumer Fraud
601(1)
Becoming a Skilled Health Care Consumer
601(1)
Summary
602(1)
Review Questions
602(1)
References
603(1)
Suggested Readings
604(1)
Personal Assessment: Are You a Skilled Health Consumer?
605(2)
Fact or Fiction: Using Health Information on the Internet
607(3)
Protecting Your Safety
610(32)
Reducing Risk Factors
611(1)
Intentional Injuries
612(12)
Homicide
612(1)
Domestic Violence
613(2)
Gangs and Youth Violence
615(1)
Gun Violence
616(1)
Bias and Hate Crimes
617(1)
Stalking
618(1)
Sexual Victimization
619(4)
Campus Safety
623(1)
Unintentional Injuries
624(7)
Residential Safety
624(1)
Recreational Safety
625(2)
Firearm Safety
627(1)
Motor Vehicle Safety
627(4)
Home Accident Prevention for Children and Older Adults
631(1)
Summary
631(1)
Review Questions
632(1)
References
632(1)
Suggested Readings
632(3)
Personal Assessment: How Well Do You Protect Your Safety?
635(2)
Rage on the Road: The Danger of Aggressive Driving
637(5)
Unit Seven THE LIFE CYCLE
Accepting Dying and Death
642(27)
Dying in Today's Society
643(1)
Definitions of Death
643(1)
Euthanasia
644(1)
Physician-Assisted Suicide
644(1)
Advance Medical Directives
645(1)
Emotional Stages of Dying
645(4)
Near-Death Experiences
649(1)
Interacting with Dying People
649(1)
Talking with Children about Death
649(1)
Death of a Child
650(1)
Miscarriage
650(1)
Losing a Baby after It Is Born
651(1)
Grieving for a Dead Child
651(1)
Death of a Parent, Spouse, or Sibling
651(2)
Death of a Parent
652(1)
Death of a Spouse
653(1)
Death of a Sibling
653(1)
Hospice Care for the Terminally Ill
653(1)
Grief and the Resolution of Grief
654(2)
Rituals of Death
656(3)
Full Funeral Services
656(3)
Personal Preparation for Death
659(2)
Summary
661(1)
Review Questions
661(1)
References
661(1)
Suggested Readings
662(1)
Personal Assessment: Planning Your Funeral
663(2)
No Time to Say Good-bye: Dealing with Accidental or Violent Death
665(4)
Appendixes 669(24)
Glossary 693(10)
Exam Prep 703(44)
Credits 747(3)
Index 750


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