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Health : The Basics

Health : The Basics - 6th edition

Health : The Basics - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780805328523

ISBN10: 0805328521

Health : The Basics by Rebecca J. Donatelle - ISBN 9780805328523
Edition: 6TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2005
International: No
Health : The Basics by Rebecca J. Donatelle - ISBN 9780805328523

ISBN13: 9780805328523

ISBN10: 0805328521

Edition: 6TH 05

Summary

The Sixth Edition of Donatelle's text provides students with the tools they need to make healthy, lifelong behavior changes, along with updated and timely coverage of health issues. Written by a health educator who knows where students' interests lie, the new edition aims to address the health topics of primary concern to today's students in its coverage. The book is complemented by a comprehensive supplements package designed to help instructors teach the course with ease.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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.
5. Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Making Commitments.
6. Birth Control, Pregnancy, and Childbirth: Managing Your Fertility.
7. Licit and Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse.
8. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine: Daily Pleasure, Daily Challenges.
9. Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health.
10. Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance.
11. Personal Fitness: Improving Health through Exercise.
12. Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk.
13. Cancer: Reducing Your Risk.
14. Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions: Risks and Responsibilities.
15. Life's Transitions: The Aging Process.
16. Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.
17. Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services.
18. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers