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Contemporary Women’s Health emphasizes health promotion and the impact of multicultural and diversity issues on women’s health. The text is written from a woman-centered perspective and offers thorough discussions on a broad range of female-centric topics including feminism and the women's health movement, global issues in women's health, and health concerns specific to diverse populations. It is appropriate for both nontraditional and traditional students in a variety of course settings including health education, general education, medical education, and women’s studies courses that emphasize a holistic approach to health.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introducing Women’s Health
Chapter 2: Becoming a Wise Consumer
Chapter 3: Developing a Healthy Lifestyle
Chapter 4: Mental and Emotional Wellness
Chapter 5: Managing the Stress of Life
Chapter 6: Sexual and Relational Wellness
Chapter 7: Preventing Abuse against Women
Chapter 8: Exploring Women’s Sexuality
Chapter 9: Designing Your Reproductive Plan
Chapter 10: Eating Well
Chapter 11: Keeping Fit
Chapter 12: Using Alcohol Responsibly
Chapter 13: Making Wise Decisions about Tobacco,Caffeine and Drugs
Chapter 14: Preventing and Controlling Infectious Diseases
Chapter 15: Preventing and Controlling Chronic Health Conditions