ISBN13:978-0073138879 ISBN10: 0073138878 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0072972306 ISBN10: 0072972300
Summary: The most reliable and widely used personal health text, Core Concepts in Health utilizes the theme of personal responsibility to teach and motivate students about health and wellness.
Edition/Copyright:10TH 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 07/01/2005 International: No
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Part One Establishing a Basis for Wellness
Chapter 1 Taking Charge of Your Health Chapter 2 Stress: The Constant Challenge Chapter 3 Psychological Health
Part Two Understanding Sexuality
Chapter 4 Intimate Relationships and Communication Chapter 5 Sex and Your Body Chapter 6 Contraception Chapter 7 Abortion Chapter 8 Pregnancy and Childbirth
Part Three Making Responsible Decisions: Substance Use and Abuse
Chapter 9 The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs Chapter 10 The Responsible Use of Alcohol Chapter 11 Toward a Tobacco-free Society
Part Four Getting Fit
Chapter 12 Nutrition Basics Chapter 13 Exercise for Health and Fitness Chapter 14 Weight Management
Part Five Protecting Yourself from Disease
Chapter 15 Cardiovascular Health Chapter 16 Cancer Chapter 17 Immunity and Infection Chapter 18 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Part Six Accepting Physical Limits
Chapter 19 Aging: A Vital Process Chapter 20 Dying and Death
Part Seven Living Well in the World
Chapter 21 Conventional and Complementary Medicine: Skills for the Health Care Consumer Chapter 22 Personal Safety: Protecting Yourself from Unintentional Injuries and Violence Chapter 23 Environmental Health
Appendix A Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast-Food Restaurants Appendix B A Self-Care Guide for Common Medical Problems
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