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7/28/2004
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Summary

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. Technology use is also integrated into the text with Online Learning Center boxes, HealthQuest activities, and "Health on the Web" boxes.

Table of Contents

Preface xxi
A Visual Guide xxxiv
Comprehensive Health Assessment xxxvii
Shaping Your Health
2(25)
Definitions of Health
4(1)
Episodic Health Care
4(1)
Preventive or Prospective Medicine
4(1)
Health Promotion
5(1)
Community Health Promotion
6(1)
Healthy People 2000 and Healthy People 2010
7(2)
Changing Health-Related Behavior
9(1)
Why Behavior Change Is Often Difficult
9(1)
Stages of Change
9(1)
Today's Health Concerns
10(1)
Health: More than the Absence of Illness?
10(1)
Today's College Students
11(2)
Traditional-Age Undergraduate College Students
11(1)
Nontraditional-Age Undergraduate College Students
12(1)
Minority Students
12(1)
Students with Disabilities
13(1)
Developmental Tasks of Young Adulthood
13(3)
Forming an Initial Adult Identity
13(1)
Establishing Independence
14(1)
Assuming Responsibility
14(1)
Broadening Social Skills
15(1)
Nurturing Intimacy
15(1)
Related Developmental Tasks of Young Adulthood
15(1)
Developmental Tasks of Middle Adulthood
16(1)
Achieving Generativity
16(1)
Reassessing the Plans of Young Adulthood
16(1)
Developmental Tasks of Older Adulthood
17(1)
Accepting the Changes of Aging
17(1)
Maintaining High Levels of Function
17(1)
Establishing a Sense of Integrity
17(1)
The Multiple Dimensions of Health
18(2)
Physical Dimension
18(1)
Emotional Dimension
18(1)
Social Dimension
19(1)
Intellectual Dimension
19(1)
Spiritual Dimension
19(1)
Occupational Dimension
20(1)
Wellness
20(1)
A New Definition of Health
21(1)
The Role of Health
21(1)
The Composition of Health
21(1)
Our Definition of Health
21(1)
Summary
22(1)
Review Questions
23(1)
References
23(2)
focus on: chronic daily headaches
25(2)
part one: the mind
27(70)
Achieving Psychological Health
28(35)
Psychological Health
29(3)
Characteristics of Psychologically Healthy People
30(1)
Self-Esteem
30(1)
Self-Concept
31(1)
Emotional Intelligence
31(1)
Personality
32(1)
The Normal Range of Emotions
33(1)
Happiness and a Sense of Humor
34(1)
Developing Communication Skills
34(2)
Verbal Communication
35(1)
Nonverbal Communication
35(1)
Managing Conflict
36(1)
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
36(2)
Creative Expression
38(1)
Spiritual Health
38(1)
Taking an Optimistic Approach to Life
39(2)
Taking a Proactive Approach to Life
41(1)
Constructing Mental Pictures
41(1)
Accepting Mental Pictures
41(1)
Undertaking New Experiences
41(1)
Reframing Mental Pictures
42(1)
Psychological Disorders
42(8)
Mood Disorders
42(5)
Anxiety Disorders
47(3)
Schizophrenia
50(1)
Health Providers Involved in the Treatment of Psychological Disorders
50(2)
Psychiatrists
50(1)
Psychologists
51(1)
Counselors
51(1)
Social Workers
51(1)
Approaches in Treating Psychological Disorders
52(2)
Dynamic Therapy
53(1)
Humanistic Therapy
53(1)
Behavior Therapy
53(1)
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
53(1)
Solution-Focused Therapy
53(1)
Couples and Family Therapy
53(1)
Group Therapy
54(1)
Psychological Health: A Final Thought
54(1)
Summary
54(1)
Review Questions
55(1)
References
56(5)
focus on: lending a helping hand: becoming a volunteer
58(3)
Personal Assessment: How Does My Self-Concept Compare with My Idealized Self?
61(2)
Managing Stress
63(34)
What Is Stress?
64(1)
How Do We Respond to Stress
65(2)
Fight or Flight Response
66(1)
Chronic Stress
67(1)
The Three Stages of Stress
67(2)
Alarm Stage
67(1)
Resistance Stage
67(2)
Exhaustion Stage
69(1)
Sources of Stress
69(1)
The Costs and Benefits of Stress
70(1)
The Physical Toll of Stress
70(1)
Other Costs of Stress
70(1)
Benefits of Stress
70(1)
Student Stress
71(5)
Coping with Homesickness
71(1)
Relationship Problems
71(1)
Balancing Work, Home, and School
72(1)
Test Anxiety
73(1)
Speech Anxiety
74(1)
Math Anxiety
74(2)
Stress and Learning
76(1)
Using Time Effectively
76(2)
Time Management
76(1)
Procrastination
77(1)
Perfectionism
78(2)
Type A and Type B Personalities
79(1)
Managing Stress: Effective Coping Strategies
80(7)
The Physical Aspects of Stress Management
80(2)
The Social Aspects of Stress Management
82(1)
The Environmental Aspects of Stress Management
82(1)
The Psychological Aspects of Stress Management
83(4)
A Realistic Perspective on Stress and Life
87(1)
Summary
88(1)
Review Questions
89(1)
References
89(2)
focus on: going it alone: managing the stress of single parenthood
91(2)
Personal Assessment: How Stressed Are You?
93(2)
Personal Assessment: Am I a Perfectionist?
95(2)
part two: the body
97(126)
Becoming Physically Fit
98(31)
Benefits of Fitness
99(1)
Components of Physical Fitness
100(5)
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
101(2)
Muscular Fitness
103(1)
Flexibility
104(1)
Body Composition
105(1)
Aging Physically
105(2)
Health Concerns for Midlife Adults
105(2)
Health Concerns for Older Adults
107(1)
Developing a Cardiorespiratory Fitness Program
107(4)
Mode of Activity
108(1)
Frequency of Training
108(1)
Intensity of Training
108(2)
Duration of Training
110(1)
Resistance Training
110(1)
Flexibility Training
111(1)
Special Considerations
111(2)
Warm-up, Conditioning, Cooldown
111(1)
Exercise for Older Adults
112(1)
Low Back Pain
113(1)
Fitness Questions and Answers
113(8)
Should I See My Doctor Before I Get Started?
113(1)
What Causes a ``Runner's High''?
113(1)
How Should ``30-Somethings'' Alter Their Exercise Programs?
113(1)
Should Women Exercise During Pregnancy?
113(1)
How Beneficial Is Aerobic Dance Exercise?
114(1)
What Are Low-Impact Aerobic Activities?
114(1)
What Is the Most Effective Means of Fluid Replacement During Exercise?
114(1)
What Effect Does Alcohol Have on Sport Performance?
115(1)
Why Has Bodybuilding Become So Popular?
115(1)
Where Can I Find Out About the Proper Equipment?
115(1)
How Worthwhile Are Commercial Health and Fitness Clubs?
115(1)
What Is Crosstraining?
115(2)
What Are Steroids and Why Do Some Athletes Use Them?
117(2)
What Is the Female Athlete Triad?
119(1)
Are Today's Children Physically Fit?
119(1)
How Does Sleep Contribute to Overall Fitness?
120(1)
What Exercise Danger Signs Should I Watch For?
121(1)
Sport Injuries
121(2)
Summary
123(1)
Review Questions
124(1)
References
124(1)
focus on: extreme sports: living on the edge
125(2)
Personal Assessment: What Is Your Level of Fitness?
127(2)
Understanding Nutrition and Your Diet
129(46)
Types and Sources of Nutrients
131(10)
Carbohydrates
131(1)
Fats
132(4)
Protein
136(1)
Vitamins
136(3)
Minerals
139(1)
Water
139(1)
Fiber
139(1)
The Absorption of Nutrients
140(1)
The Food Groups
141(4)
Fruits
141(1)
Vegetables
141(2)
Milk, Cheese, and Yogurt
143(1)
Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs, Dry Beans, and Nuts
144(1)
Breads, Cereals, Rice, and Pasta
144(1)
Fats, Oils, and Sweets
145(1)
Fast Foods
145(1)
Phytochemicals
146(1)
Functional Foods
146(4)
Dietary Supplements
150(1)
Food Allergies
151(1)
Food Labels
152(1)
Food Safety
153(4)
Food Poisoning
153(2)
Handling Food Safely
155(1)
Irradiation of Food
155(1)
Safe Farming Techniques
155(1)
Food Additives
156(1)
Genetically Modified Foods
157(1)
Guidelines for Dietary Health
157(6)
Vegetarian Diets
159(1)
Ovolactovegetarian Diet
160(1)
Lactovegetarian and Ovovegetarian Diets
161(1)
Vegan Vegetarian Diets
161(1)
Semivegetarian Diets
162(1)
Nutrition and the Older Adult
163(1)
International Nutritional Concerns
163(1)
Summary
164(1)
Review Questions
165(1)
References
166(3)
focus on: genetically modified food
169(2)
Personal Assessment: Rate Your Plate
171(2)
Personal Assessment: Are You Feeding Your Feelings?
173(2)
Maintaining a Healthy Weight
175(48)
Body Image and Self-Concept
177(1)
Defining Overweight and Obesity
178(1)
Determining Weight and Body Composition
179(6)
Body Mass Index
179(2)
Height/Weight Tables
181(1)
Healthy Body Weight
181(2)
Electrical Impedance
183(1)
BOD POD (Body Composition System)
183(1)
Skinfold Measurements
183(1)
Hydrostatic Weighing
184(1)
Appearance
184(1)
Causes of Obesity
185(5)
Genetic Factors
185(1)
Physiological and Hormonal Factors
186(1)
Metabolic Factors
186(1)
Social and Cultural Factors
187(1)
Environmental Factors
187(1)
Psychological Factors
188(1)
Dietary Factors
189(1)
Inactivity
189(1)
Caloric Balance
190(1)
Energy Needs of the Body
190(2)
Basal Metabolism Rate
191(1)
Activity Requirements
191(1)
Thermic Effect of Food
191(1)
Weight Management Techniques
192(12)
Dietary Alterations
193(1)
Balanced Diets Supported by Portion Control
194(1)
Fad Diets
195(1)
Low-Calorie Foods and Controlled Serving Sizes
195(1)
Controlled Fasting
195(2)
Weight Reduction Programs
197(2)
Physical Intervention
199(2)
Surgical Measures
201(1)
Acupuncture
202(1)
Underweight
203(1)
Behavior Change Strategies
204(1)
Lifetime Weight Control
204(1)
Physical Activity
204(1)
Eating Disorders
205(5)
Anorexia Nervosa
206(1)
Bulimia Nervosa
207(1)
Binge Eating Disorder
207(1)
Chewing and Spitting Out Food Syndrome
208(2)
Night Eating Syndrome
210(1)
Treating Eating Disorders
210(1)
A Final Thought About Health and Weight Management
210(1)
Summary
211(1)
Review Questions
212(1)
References
212(3)
focus on: are you a victim of portion distortion? learning to control serving sizes
215(4)
Personal Assessment: How Many Calories Do You Need?
219(2)
Personal Assessment: Body Love or Body Hate?
221(2)
part three: preventing drug abuse and dependence
223(108)
Making Decisions About Drug Use
224(35)
Prevention: The Best Solution
225(1)
Primary Prevention
225(1)
Secondary Prevention
226(1)
Tertiary Prevention
226(1)
Effects of Drugs on the Central Nervous System
226(1)
Addictive Behavior
227(2)
The Process of Addiction
228(1)
Intervention and Treatment
228(1)
Codependence
229(1)
Drug Terminology
229(2)
Dependence
230(1)
Drug Misuse and Abuse
231(1)
Dynamics of Drug Abuse
231(2)
Individual Factors
231(1)
Environmental Factors
232(1)
Societal Factors
233(1)
Combination Drug Effects
233(1)
Drug Classifications
234(10)
Stimulants
234(5)
Depressants
239(1)
Hallucinogens
240(3)
Narcotics
243(1)
Inhalants
244(1)
Society's Response to Drug Use
244(1)
Drug Testing
245(1)
College and Community Support Services for Drug Dependence
246(2)
Treatment
246(2)
Summary
248(1)
Review Questions
249(1)
References
249(2)
focus on: caffeine: america's most popular drug
251(4)
Personal Assessment: Test Your Drug Awareness
255(2)
Personal Assessment: Getting a Drug Free High
257(2)
Taking Control of Alcohol Use
259(34)
Choosing to Drink
260(1)
Alcohol Use Patterns
260(5)
Drinking on Campus
261(2)
Declining Alcohol Use
263(1)
Alcohol and the Family
264(1)
The Nature of Alcoholic Beverages
265(1)
The Physiological Effects of Alcohol
266(3)
Factors That Influence the Absorption of Alcohol
266(1)
Blood Alcohol Concentration
266(1)
Sobering Up
267(1)
First Aid for Acute Alcohol Intoxication
268(1)
Alcohol-Related Health Problems
269(2)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects
269(2)
Alcohol-Related Social Problems
271(3)
Accidents
271(1)
Crime and violence
272(2)
Suicide
274(1)
Hosting a Party Responsibly
274(1)
Organizations That Support Responsible Drinking
275(1)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
275(1)
Students Against Destructive Decisions
275(1)
BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Networks
275(1)
Other Approaches
276(1)
Problem Drinking and Alcoholism
276(3)
Problem Drinking
276(1)
Alcoholism
277(1)
Denial and Enabling
278(1)
Codependence
278(1)
Helping the Alcoholic: Rehabilitation and Recovery
278(1)
Medical Treatment for Alcoholism
279(1)
Current Alcohol Concerns
279(3)
Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents
279(1)
Women and Alcohol
279(2)
Alcohol Advertising
281(1)
Summary
282(1)
Review Questions
283(1)
References
284(2)
focus on: drinking and violence: a dangerous link
286(3)
Personal Assessment: How Do You Use Alcoholic Beverages?
289(2)
Personal Assessment: Does Someone's Drinking Trouble You?
291(2)
Rejecting Tobacco Use
293(38)
Tobacco Use in American Society
294(5)
Cigarette Smoking Among College Students
295(1)
Other Demographic Factors Influencing Tobacco Use
296(1)
Marketing of Tobacco Products
297(1)
Pipe and Cigar Smoking
298(1)
Tobacco Use and the Development of Dependence
299(6)
Theories of Nicotine Addiction
299(2)
Acute Effects of Nicotine on Nervous System Function
301(1)
Non-Nervous System Acute Effects of Nicotine
301(1)
Psychosocial Factors Related to Dependence
302(1)
Preventing Teen Smoking
303(1)
Early Childhood Intervention
304(1)
Tobacco: The Source of Physiologically Active Compounds
305(2)
Particulate Phase
305(1)
Gaseous Phase
305(2)
Illness, Premature Death, and Tobacco Use
307(5)
Cardiovascular Disease
307(2)
Cancer
309(2)
Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
311(1)
Additional Health Concerns
311(1)
Smoking and Reproduction
312(1)
Infertility
312(1)
Problem Pregnancy
312(1)
Breastfeeding
313(1)
Neonatal Health Problems
313(1)
Oral Contraceptives and Tobacco Use
313(1)
Combining Tobacco and Alcohol Use
313(1)
Smokeless Tobacco Use
313(1)
The Risks of Involuntary (Passive) Smoking
314(2)
New Product Development
316(1)
Nontobacco Sources of Nicotine
316(1)
Stopping What You Started
317(4)
Tobacco Use: A Question of Rights
321(1)
Enhancing Communication Between Smokers and Nonsmokers
322(1)
Final Thoughts About Tobacco and Health
322(1)
Summary
323(1)
Review Questions
323(1)
References
324(3)
focus on: smokers vs. nonsmokers: a question of rights
327(2)
Personal Assessment: How Much Do You Know About Cigarette Smoking?
329(2)
part four: preventing diseases
331(140)
Enhancing Your Cardiovascular Health
332(29)
Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease
333(1)
Normal Cardiovascular Function
334(1)
The Vascular System
334(1)
The Heart
334(1)
Blood
335(1)
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
335(6)
Risk Factors That Cannot Be Changed
336(1)
Risk Factors That Can Be Changed
337(4)
Another Risk Factor That Contributes to Heart Disease
341(1)
Individual Response to Stress
341(1)
Forms of Cardiovascular Disease
341(11)
Coronary Heart Disease
341(5)
Nonsurgical Treatments
346(1)
Hypertension
347(2)
Stroke
349(2)
Congenital Heart Disease
351(1)
Rheumatic Heart Disease
351(1)
Congestive Heart Failure
352(1)
Other Heart Diseases
352(1)
Peripheral Artery Disease
352(1)
Arrhythmias
352(1)
Related Cardiovascular Conditions
353(1)
Summary
353(1)
Review Questions
354(1)
References
354(2)
focus on: hypertension in african americans: targeting prevention
356(3)
Personal Assessment: What Is Your Risk for Heart Disease?
359(2)
Living with Cancer
361(34)
Cancer: A Problem of Cell Regulation
363(1)
Cell Regulation
363(1)
Oncogene Formation
363(1)
The Cancerous Cell
364(1)
Staging Cancer
364(1)
Benign tumors
365(1)
Types of Cancer
365(2)
Cancer at Selected Sites in the Body
367(17)
Lung Cancer
367(2)
Breast Cancer
369(5)
Cervical Cancer
374(1)
Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer
375(1)
Vaginal Cancer
376(1)
Ovarian Cancer
376(1)
Prostate Cancer
377(1)
Testicular Cancer
378(1)
Colorectal Cancer
379(1)
Pancreatic Cancer
380(1)
Lymphatic Cancer
381(1)
Skin Cancer
381(3)
The Future of Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
384(2)
Prevention Through Risk Reduction
384(2)
Cancer and Wellness
386(1)
Summary
387(1)
Review Questions
388(1)
References
389(2)
focus on: stem cells: tomorrow's treatment for human diseases?
391(2)
Personal Assessment: Are You at Risk for Skin, Breast, or Cervical Cancer?
393(2)
Managing Chronic Conditions
395(32)
Chronic Disease Prevention
396(1)
Genetic/Inherited Conditions
397(4)
Abnormal Number of Sex Chromosomes
397(1)
Inherited Genetic Mutations
398(2)
Sex Chromosome--Linked Inherited Genetic Mutations
400(1)
Congenital Abnormalities
401(3)
Talipes (Clubfoot)
401(1)
Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip
402(1)
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
402(1)
Scoliosis
403(1)
Metabolic Disorders
404(5)
Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2)
404(2)
Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1)
406(2)
Hypoglycemia (Reactive and Functional)
408(1)
Autoimmune/Hypersensitivity Disorders
409(6)
Fibromyalgia
409(1)
Asthma
410(2)
Crohn's Disease
412(1)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
413(1)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
414(1)
Degenerative Diseases
415(3)
Parkinson's Disease
415(2)
Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
417(1)
A Final Thought About Health and Chronic Conditions
418(1)
Summary
419(1)
Review Questions
420(1)
References
421(2)
focus on: chronic illness and the demands of caregiving
423(2)
Personal Assessment: Are You Managing Your Asthma Effectively?
425(2)
Preventing Infectious Diseases
427(44)
Infectious Disease Transmission
429(2)
Pathogens
429(1)
Chain of Infection
429(2)
Stages of Infection
431(1)
Body Defenses: Mechanical and Cellular-Chemical Immune Systems
431(2)
Divisions of the Immune System
432(1)
The Immune Response
433(2)
Immunizations
435(2)
Causes and Management of Selected Infectious Diseases
437(16)
The Common Cold
437(3)
Influenza
440(1)
Tuberculosis
440(1)
Pneumonia
441(1)
Mononucleosis
441(1)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
442(1)
Bacterial Meningitis
443(1)
Lyme Disease
443(1)
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
444(1)
West Nile Virus
444(1)
Toxic Shock Syndrome
445(1)
Hepatitis
446(1)
Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
446(1)
Monkeypox
447(1)
AIDS
447(6)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
453(9)
Chlamydia (Nonspecific Urethritis)
455(2)
Human Papillomavirus
457(1)
Gonorrhea
458(1)
Herpes Simplex
458(1)
Syphilis
459(1)
Pubic Lice
460(1)
Vaginal Infections
460(1)
Cystitis and Urethritis
461(1)
Nosocomial Infections
462(1)
Summary
462(1)
Review Questions
463(1)
References
464(2)
focus on: the changing picture of infectious disease
466(3)
Personal Assessment: What Is Your Risk of Contracting a Sexually Transmitted Disease?
469(2)
part five: sexuality and reproduction
471(108)
Exploring the Origins of Sexuality
472(23)
Biological Bases of Human Sexuality
473(1)
Genetic Basis
473(1)
Gonadal Basis
473(1)
Structural Development
473(1)
Biological Sexuality and the Childhood Years
473(1)
Puberty
474(1)
Psychosocial Bases of Human Sexuality
474(2)
Gender Identity
475(1)
Gender Preference
475(1)
Gender Adoption
475(1)
Initial Adult Gender Identification
475(1)
Androgyny: Sharing the Pluses
476(1)
Reproductive Systems
476(1)
Male Reproductive System
477(3)
Female Reproductive System
480(8)
Menstrual Cycle
483(1)
Related Conditions
484(2)
Amenorrhea
486(1)
Menopause
487(1)
Additional Aspects of Human Sexuality
488(1)
Reproductive Sexuality
488(1)
Genital Sexuality
488(1)
Expressionistic Sexuality
489(1)
Summary
489(1)
Review Questions
489(1)
References
490(1)
focus on: shifts in male sexuality
491(2)
Personal Assessment: Sexual Attitudes: A Matter of Feelings
493(2)
Understanding Sexual Behavior and Relationships
495(26)
The Human Sexual Response Pattern
496(4)
Do the Sexual Responses of Men and Women Have a Predictable Pattern?
496(1)
Is the Sexual Response Pattern Stimuli-Specific?
496(1)
What Differences Occur in the Sexual Response Pattern?
496(1)
What Are the Basic Physiological Mechanisms Underlying the Sexual Response Pattern?
497(1)
What Role Is Played by Specific Organs and Organ Systems Within the Sexual Response Pattern?
497(3)
Sexual Orientation
500(2)
Heterosexuality
500(1)
Homosexuality
501(1)
Bisexuality
502(1)
Gender Identity Issues
502(1)
Transsexualism
502(1)
Transvestism
503(1)
Patterns of Sexual Behavior
503(3)
Celibacy
503(1)
Masturbation
503(1)
Fantasy and Erotic Dreams
503(1)
Shared Touching
504(1)
Genital Contact
504(1)
Oral-Genital Stimulation
504(1)
Intercourse
505(1)
Anal Sexual Activity
505(1)
Secondary Virginity
505(1)
Sexuality and Aging
506(1)
Bonds Between People
506(3)
Friendship
506(1)
Dating
507(1)
Intimacy
508(1)
Love
508(1)
Relationships and Lifestyles
509(6)
Marriage
509(1)
Gay and Lesbian Partnerships
510(1)
Forms of Marriage
510(2)
Divorce
512(1)
Singlehood
513(1)
Cohabitation
513(1)
Single Parenthood
514(1)
Communication in Relationships
514(1)
Summary
515(1)
Review Questions
515(1)
References
515(2)
focus on: gay and lesbian unions: how close is our society to same-sex marriages?
517(2)
Personal Assessment: How Compatible Are You?
519(2)
Managing Your Fertility
521(30)
Birth Control versus Contraception
522(1)
Reasons for Choosing to Use Birth Control
523(1)
Theoretical Effectiveness versus Use Effectiveness
524(1)
Selecting Your Contraceptive Method
524(1)
Current Birth Control Methods
525(18)
Abstinence
525(1)
Withdrawal
525(1)
Periodic Abstinence
526(3)
Vaginal Spermicides
529(1)
Condoms
530(1)
Diaphragm
531(1)
Cervical Cap
532(1)
Contraceptive Sponge
533(1)
Intrauterine Device (IUD)
534(1)
Oral Contraceptives
535(2)
Injectable Contraceptives
537(1)
Subdermal Implants
537(1)
The Contraceptive Ring
538(1)
The Contraceptive Patch
538(1)
Emergency Contraception
538(1)
Sterilization
539(1)
Abortion
540(3)
A Final Word
543(1)
Review Questions
543(1)
References
544(2)
focus on: childless by choice: new options for women and couples
546(3)
Personal Assessment: Which Birth Control Method Is Best for You?
549(2)
Becoming a Parent
551(28)
Parenting Issues for Couples
552(2)
Human Cloning: An Ethical Dilemma?
554(1)
Becoming a Parent Through a Stepfamily
554(1)
Parenting Across Cultures
555(1)
Pregnancy: An Extension of the Partnership
556(4)
Physiological Obstacles and Aids to Fertilization
556(2)
Signs of Pregnancy
558(1)
Agents That Can Damage a Fetus
559(1)
Intrauterine Development
559(1)
Childbirth: The Labor of Delivery
560(5)
Stage One: Effacement and Dilation of the Cervix
561(2)
Stage Two: Delivery of the Fetus
563(1)
Stage Three: Delivery of the Placenta
564(1)
Cesarean Deliveries
564(1)
Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth
565(1)
Preconceptional Counseling
566(2)
Infertility
568(1)
Causes of Infertility
568(1)
Enhancing Fertility
568(1)
Artificial Insemination
568(1)
Surgical Remedies
568(1)
Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)
569(1)
Surrogate Parenting
569(1)
Options for Infertile Couples
569(2)
Adoption
569(1)
Foster Parenting
570(1)
Summary
571(1)
Review Questions
571(1)
References
571(2)
focus on: supertwins: the boom of multiple births
573(4)
Personal Assessment: How Do You Feel About Parenting?
577(2)
part six: consumer and safety issues
579
Becoming an Informed Health Care Consumer
580(37)
Health Information
581(3)
The Informed Consumer
581(1)
Sources of Information
581(3)
Health Care Providers
584(2)
Why We Consult Health Care Providers
586(9)
Physicians and Their Training
587(1)
Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Care Practitioners
588(6)
Restricted-Practice Health Care Providers
594(1)
Self-Care/Home-Care
595(1)
Health Care Facilities
596(2)
Patients' Institutional Rights
597(1)
Health Care Costs and Reimbursement
598(3)
Health Insurance
599(1)
Health Maintenance Organizations
599(2)
Extended Care Insurance
601(1)
Access to Health Care
601(1)
Health-Related Products
602(3)
Prescription Drugs
602(1)
Research and Development of New Drugs
602(1)
Generic Versus Brand Name Drugs
603(1)
Over-the-Counter Drugs
603(2)
Advanced Medical Directives
605(1)
Living Will
605(1)
Organ Donation
606(1)
Health Care Quackery and Consumer Fraud
606(3)
Becoming a Skilled Health Care Consumer
609(1)
Summary
609(1)
Review Questions
610(1)
References
610(3)
focus on: using health information on the internet
613(2)
Personal Assessment: Are You a Skilled Health Consumer?
615(2)
Protecting Your Safety
617(28)
Reducing Risk Factors
618(1)
Intentional Injuries
619(7)
Homicide
619(1)
Domestic Violence
620(2)
Gangs and Youth Violence
622(2)
Bias and Hate Crimes
624(1)
Stalking
625(1)
Sexual Victimization
626(3)
Rape and Sexual Assault
626(1)
Acquaintance and Date Rape
627(1)
Sexual Abuse of Children
627(1)
Sexual Harassment
628(1)
Identity Theft
629(1)
Campus Safety
629(2)
Unintentional Injuries
631(8)
Residential Safety
631(1)
Recreational Safety
632(2)
Firearm Safety
634(1)
Motor Vehicle Safety
634(4)
Home Injury Prevention for Children and Elders
638(1)
Summary
639(1)
Review Questions
639(1)
References
639(2)
focus on: rage on the road: the danger of aggressive driving
641(2)
Personal Assessment: How Well Do You Protect Your Safety?
643(2)
The Environment and Your Health
645
The Personal Environment: Home, Neighborhood, Workplace
647(8)
Indoor Air Quality
648(4)
Lead
652(1)
Drinking Water
653(2)
Noise
655(1)
The Community and Regional Environment
655(10)
Air Pollution
656(2)
Water Pollution
658(2)
Land Pollution
660(2)
Loss of Green Space
662(2)
Radiation
664(1)
The Global Environment
665(7)
Human Population Explosion
665(1)
Global Climate Change
666(2)
Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
668(1)
Loss of Natural Habitats and Species Extinctions
668(4)
Summary
672(1)
Review Questions
673(1)
References
674(2)
focus on: radiation from cell phones and electrical devices: environmental health hazard or not?
676(3)
Personal Assessment: Are You an Environmentalist?
679
Appendix A First Aid 1(4)
Appendix B Body Systems 5(8)
Appendix C Canadian Health 13(10)
Appendix D Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating 23
Glossary 1(1)
Exam Prep 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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