Access to Health

ISBN-10: 0321886836

ISBN-13: 9780321886835

Edition: 12th 2012

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The newly revisedAccess to Health, Twelfth Editionmakes health more accessible for students to learn, for instructors to teach, and for individuals to achieve. Long known for its currency, research, and strength in behavior change for personal health students,Access to Healthprovides just that:accessto health information and your own health potential through a consistent framework that will motivate you to make healthy life choices. TheTwelfth Editionramps up the accessibility of good health with an eye-popping design, imaginative art, unique Focus On chapters, and robust media. The tools for behavior change have been expanded in this edition with a completely re-written introductory chapter focusing on the steps needed to change your behavior, individually-designed self-assessments, and new media. This is just the standalone book.  As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, Rebecca J. Donatelle knows the health issues that are important to you. Through her engaging and friendly writing style, Donatelle addresses your concerns and teaches you how to be a savvy and critical consumer of health information.Access to Healthprovides hands-on practical tools that will help you access healthy changes in your life.  If you want the Book and Access Code order ISBN:0321784200 / 9780321784209 Access to Health &  MyHealthLab® Student Access Code Card Package Package consists of:   0321699084 / 9780321699084 Access to Health0321726502 / 9780321726506 MyHealthLab® Student Access Code Card for Access to Health       
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Book details

List price: $133.13
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 8/1/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 784
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
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.

Finding The Right Balance
Accessing Your Health
Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health
Focus On: Cultivating Your Spiritual Health
Managing Stress and Coping with Life's Challenges
Focus On: Improving Your Sleep
Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships
Building Healthy Relationships and Communicating Effectively
Understanding Your Sexuality
Considering Your Reproductive Choices
Building Healthy Lifestyles
Eating for a Healthier You
Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image
Improving Your Physical Fitness
Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits
Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction
Drinking Alcohol Responsibly
Ending Tobacco Use
Avoiding Drug Misuse and Abuse
Preventing and Fighting Disease
Protecting against Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Focus On: Understanding Your Health Inheritance
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
Focus On: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes
Lowering Your Cancer Risk
Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Conditions
Facing Life's Challenges
Choosing Conventional and Complementary Health Care
Preventing Violence and Abuse
Focus On: Reducing Your Risk of Unintentional Injury
Preserving and Protecting Your Environment
Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying
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