Access to Health, Green Edition

ISBN-10: 0321571126

ISBN-13: 9780321571120

Edition: 11th 2010

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Description: The newly revisedAccess to Health, 11/e features a student-friendly design, an environmentally conscious Green Guide, and the best student and instructor supplements package on the market, including an enhanced Teaching Tool Box with a more robust assessment program. Long known for its currency, research, and strength in behavior change for personal health students, theEleventh EditionofAccess to Healthprovides a consistent framework for motivating students to make healthy life choices. The revised editionrsquo;s updated coverage includes more emphasis on assessment, and new Skills for Behavior Change boxes.Promoting Health Behavior Change, Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well, Managing Stress: Coping with Lifersquo;s Challenges, Violence and Abuse: Creating Health Environments, Healthy Relationships: Communicating Effectively with Friends, Family, and Significant Others, Sexuality: Choices in Sexual Behavior, Reproductive Choices: Making Responsible Decisions, Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health, Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance, Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise, Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness, Drinking Resonsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge on Campus, Tobacco and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges, Illicit Drugs: Use Misuse, and Abuse, Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk, Cancer: Reducing Your Risk, Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities, Noninfectious Conditions: The Modern Maladies, Lifersquo;s Transitions: The Aging Process, Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally, Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services, Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers.Intended for those interested in learning the basics of health

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Book details

List price: $128.40
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

Rebecca J. Donatelle is a teacher and mentor for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University. Although her main emphasis is in the area of Public Health Promotion and Health Education, she teaches a wide range of students from many disciplines on the Oregon State campus. Donatelle is an Associate Professor in Public Health and is the Coordinator of Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. She has a Ph.D. in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Health/Physical Education and English. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. Among the courses that she teaches are Principles of Health Behaviors, Stress and Health, Violence and Public Health, Epidemiology and Control of Chronic Diseases, and Introduction to Human Disease (Communicable). Recently, she has developed a new course on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Donatelle is an active researcher in the area of health behaviors, and she has been the principal investigator on a number of randomized, controlled trials focusing on motivating behavior change, the use of social support facilitating behavior change, and the use of community supports to assist individuals in changing high-risk behaviors. Currently, she is working with pregnant women who smoke in an effort to get them to reduce or stop smoking during pregnancy and beyond. She has also conducted extensive research in the area of decision making and factors influencing the use of alternative and traditional health careproviders for treatment of low back pain; illness and sick role behaviors; women's decisions about treatment for breast cancer and cardiac rehabilitation; and stress in health and disease. Donatelle has received the Leadership Award, an Outstanding Teacher Award, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presidential Award for Promising New Research in the Smoke-Free Families National Initiative. She has been an active member of several state and national committees and task forces and continues to work to reduce risk for high-risk populations, particularly women and older adults. In addition to "Access to Health," Donatelle is the author of "Health: The Basics, Fitness for Health," and "AIDS and STIs in a Global Society," and she has written several chapters and manuscripts for various health-related books and journals.

Rebecca J. Donatelle, Ph. D.OregonState UniversityRebecca Donatelle is an Associate Professor in Public Health and is the Coordinator of Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. She has a Ph.D. in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Health/Physical Education and English. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.Becky is a highly involved, student-centered teacher and mentor for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University. Although her main emphasis is in the area of Public Health Promotion and Health Education, she teaches a wide range of students from many disciplines on the Oregon State campus. Courses she teaches that are relevant to personal health include Principles of Health Behaviors, Stress and Health, Violence and Public Health, Epidemiology and Control of Chronic Diseases, Introduction to Human Disease (Communicable), and a new course on Complementary and Alternative Medicine.In addition to her varied teaching responsibilities, Becky is an active researcher in the area of health behaviors and behavior change including studies with a focus on motivating behavior change, the use of social support in facilitating behavior change, the use of community supports to assist individuals in changing high-risk behaviors, and the role of stress in health and disease.Becky has also conducted extensive research in the area of decision-making and factors influencing the use of alternative and traditional health care providers for treatment of low back pain; illness and sick role behaviors; women's decisions about treatment for breast cancer and cardiac rehabilitation.Donatelle has received the Leadership Award, outstanding teacher award in her college, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presidential Award for Promising New Research in the Smoke-Free Families National Initiative. She has been an active member of several state and national committees and task forces and continues to work to reduce risk for high risk populations, particularly women and the elderly. Donatelle has written many books, including Access to Health (Benjamin Cummings), Wellness: Choices for Health and Fitness (Thomson Publishing), and AIDS and STDs: A Global Perspective (Pearson Custom Publishing), and she has written several chapters and manuscripts for various health-related books and journals. In addition, Donatelle is a co-author on Benjamin Cummings' upcoming personal fitness and wellness text, Get Fit, Stay Well, available August 2008.

Promoting Healthy Behavior Change
Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well
Managing Stress: Coping with Life's Challenges
Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy, Safe Environments
Healthy Relationships: Communicating Effectively with Friends, Family, and Significant Others
Sexuality: Choices in Sexual Behavior
Reproductive Choices: Making Responsible Decisions
Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health
Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance
Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise
Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness
Drinking Responsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge on Campus
Tobacco and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges
Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse
Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk
Cancer: Reducing Your Risk
Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities
Noninfectious Ailments: The Modern Maladies
Life's Transitions: The Aging Process
Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
Savvy Health Care Consumerism: Selecting Products and Services
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers
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