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The Basics, the MasteringHealth
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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringHealth(TM) does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringHealth(TM) search for: 0134161009 / 9780134161006 The Basics, The MasteringHealth Edition Plus MasteringHealth with eText -- Access Card Package, 12/e Package consists of: *0134183266 / 9780134183268 Health: The Basics, The MasteringHealth Edition * 0134245687 / 9780134245683 MasteringHealth with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Health: The Basics, The MasteringHealth Edition For Personal Health Courses. This package includes MasteringHealth(TM). Bringing interactivity to readers' fingertips Health: The Basics, MasteringHealth Edition focuses health coverage on real-world topics that have the greatest impact on readers' lives, keeping individuals hooked on learning and living well. Along with dynamic new interactive content and media, this book retains its hallmarks of currency, accessibility, cutting-edge research, focus on behavior change, attractive design, imaginative art, and unique mini-chapters.
The Twelfth Edition addresses readers' diverse needs and learning styles by tightly weaving online assignable activities into the narrative in the text. Every chapter includes Learning Outcomes and a new study plan that ties directly into MasteringHealth activities. Assignable self-assessments and reading quizzes help instructors engage individuals in the material. Also Available with MasteringHealth This title is also available with MasteringHealth-an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.


Part 1. Finding the Right Balance 1. Assessing Your Health Focus On: Financial Health 2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychosocial Health Focus On: Cultivating Your Spiritual Health 3. Managing Stress and Coping with Life's Challenges Focus On: Improving Your Sleep 4. Preventing Violence and Injury Part 2. Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships 5. Building Healthy Relationships Focus On: Understanding Your Sexuality 6. Considering Your Reproductive Choices Part 3. Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits 7. Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction and Drug Abuse 8. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly and Ending Tobacco Use Part 4. Building Healthy Lifestyles 9. Eating for a Healthier You 10. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image 11. Improving Your Physical Fitness Part 5. Preventing and Fighting Disease 12. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer Focus On: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes 13. Protecting Against Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections Focus On: Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Diseases and Conditions Part 6. Facing Life's Challenges 14. Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying 15. Promoting Environmental Health 16. Making Smart Health Care Choices Focus On: Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine


ISBN-13: 9780134183268
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, Subs of Addison Wesley Longman, Inc
Publication date: January, 2016
Pages: 576
Weight: 611g
Availability: Not available (reason unspecified)
Subcategories: General Practice, Public Health
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