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Access to health

Author: Rebecca J Donatelle
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Education, Inc., [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixteenth editionView all editions and formats
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"Access to Health combines scientifically valid research and the most current information to encourage healthy life choices. As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, author Rebecca J. Donatelle uses her friendly writing style to address students’ concerns and motivate them to be savvy, critical consumers of health information. The 16th Edition integrates mindfulness research, tools, and practices throughout, enabling  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca J Donatelle
ISBN: 9780135173794 0135173795
OCLC Number: 1060183439
Description: xxxvi, [721] pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part one: Finding the right balance. 1. Accessing your health --
Focus on: Difference, disparity, and health: achieving health equity --
2. Promoting and preserving your psychological health --
Focus on: Mindfulness, spiritual health, and spiritual intelligence --
3. Managing stress and coping with life's challenges --
4. Improving your sleep --
Part two: Building healthy lifestyles. 5. Nutrition: eating for a healthier you --
6. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight --
Focus on: Enhancing your body image --
7. Improving your personal fitness --
Part three: Creating healthy and caring relationships. 8. Building healthy relationships and communicating effectively --
9. Understanding your sexuality --
10. Considering your reproductive choices --
Part four: Avoiding risks from harmful habits. Focus on: Recognizing and avoiding addiction --
11. Drinking alcohol responsibly --
12. Ending tobacco use --
13. Avoiding drug misuse and abuse --
Part five: Preventing and fighting disease. 14. Protecting against infectious diseases --
15. Protecting against sexually transmitted infections --
16. Reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease --
Focus on: Minimizing your risk for diabetes --
17. Reducing your cancer risk --
18. Reducing risks and coping with chronic conditions --
Part six: Facing life's challenges. 19. Making smart health care choices --
20. Preventing violence and abuse --
Focus on: Reducing your risk of unintentional injury --
21. Preserving and protecting your environment --
22. Preparing for aging, death, and dying.
Responsibility: Rebecca J. Donatelle, Ph.D.

Abstract:

"Access to Health combines scientifically valid research and the most current information to encourage healthy life choices. As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, author Rebecca J. Donatelle uses her friendly writing style to address students’ concerns and motivate them to be savvy, critical consumers of health information. The 16th Edition integrates mindfulness research, tools, and practices throughout, enabling students to incorporate mindfulness practices to help cut through the static of everyday life, to be more focused and present, and to improve academic performance. The new edition also presents a new chapter on difference, disparity, and health equity." --

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