Access to Health

ISBN-10: 0805332499

ISBN-13: 9780805332490

Edition: 10th 2008 (Revised)

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Description: The newly revisedAccess to Health, Tenth Editionfeatures a new reader friendly design. Long known for its currency, research, and strength in behavior change for personal health readers, theTenth Editionprovides a consistent framework for motivating readers to make healthy life choices. The revised editionrsquo;s updated coverage includes a revised fitness chapter with greater focus on daily physical activity, updated nutrition chapter using the 2005 dietary guidelines, and increased information on coping with stress.nbsp;Hot topics include the latest on fad-diets, sleep, and the role spirituality plays in our lives will engage reader interest.Promoting Healthy Behavior Change, Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well, Managing Stress: Coping With Lifes Challenges, Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy 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, 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, 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, Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Process, Dying and Death: The Final Transition, Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally, Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services, Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise ConsumersFor all readers interested in personal health and making healthy life choices.

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Book details

List price: $111.60
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

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
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 Environments
Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships
Healthy Relationships: Communicating Effectively with Friends, Family, and Significant Others
Sexuality: Choices in Sexual Behavior
Reproductive Choices: Making Responsible Decisions
Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle
Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health
Managing Your Weight
Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise
Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits
Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness
Drinking Responsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge on Campus
Tobacco and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges
Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse
Preventing and Fighting Disease
Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk
Cancer: Reducing Your Risk
Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities
Noninfectious Conditions: The Modern Maladies
Facing Life's Challenge
Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Process
Dying and Death: The Final Transition
Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers
Injury Prevention and Emergency Care
Nutritive Value of Selected Foods
Glossary
References
Index
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