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Access to Health-Text Only - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0805378481

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ISBN13: 978-0805378481
ISBN10: 0805378480
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Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2006
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Access to Health-Text Only - 9TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0805378481

Rebecca Donatelle

ISBN13: 978-0805378481
ISBN10: 0805378480
Cover type:
Edition: 9TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Now in its Ninth Edition, Access to Health continues to be the leading text for teaching behavior change to personal health students. The Ninth Edition provides a consistent framework for motivating students to make healthy life choices, with updated coverage on hot topics such as low-carb diets and diabetes that demonstrate the relevance of the course to student's lives.

As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, Rebecca J. Donatelle knows the health issues that are important to today's students. Through her engaging and friendly writing style, Donatelle addresses students' concerns and teaches them how to be savvy and critical consumers of health information. Access to Health provides hands-on practical tools that help students make healthy changes in their lives.

Table of Contents

I.FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE.

1. Promoting Healthy Behavior Change.
2. Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well.
3. Managing Stress: Coping With Life's Challenges.
4. Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environments.

II.CREATING HEALTHY AND CARING RELATIONSHIPS.

5. Healthy Relationships: Communicating Effectively with Friends, Family, and Significant Others.
6. Sexuality: Choicesin Sexual Behavior.
7. Reproductive Choices: Making Responsible Decisions.

III.CHOOSING AHEALTHY LIFESTYLE.

8. Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health.
9. Managing Your Weight.
10. Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise.

IV.AVOIDING RISKS FROM HARMFUL HABITS.

11. Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness.
12. Drinking Responsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge on Campus.
13. Tobacco and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges.
14. Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse,and Abuse.

V.PREVENTING AND FIGHTING DISEASE.

15. Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk.
16. Cancer: Reducing Your Risk.
17. Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities.
18. Noninfectious Conditions: The Modern Maladies.

VI. FACING LIFE'S CHALLENGES.

19. Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Process.
20. Dyingand Death: The Final Transition.
21. Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.
22. Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services.
23. Complementary and AlternativeMedicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers.

AppendixA: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care.
AppendixB: Nutritive Value of Selected Foods.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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