A Student Guide to Health: Understanding the Facts, Trends, and Challenges

A Student Guide to Health: Understanding the Facts, Trends, and Challenges

By: Georganna Leavesley (author), Yvette Malamud Ozer (editor)Hardback

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This comprehensive, five-volume reference set is aligned with the National Health Education Standards, containing up-to-date, scientifically based information on a variety of health and wellness topics relevant to high school students. * Five expansive volumes covering such diverse topics as media, family, and peer influences on body image, sexual behavior, diseases and disorders, mental health and wellness, and relationships * Contributions from psychologists, educators, and teen contributors * "What People are Saying" sidebars disbursed throughout that provide opinions by young adults, as well as "Case Reports" and "Facts and Myths" * Dozens of illustrations including those of human reproductive anatomy * A glossary defining hundreds of terms relevant to health and wellness, such as pandemic, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and neurotransmitter

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About Author

Yvette Malamud Ozer, MS, is a clinical psychology doctoral student at California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant International University, San Francisco. Georganna Leavesley, PhD, is a registered nurse and a licensed clinical psychologist. Alice C. Richer is a registered, licensed dietician and certified medical writer. Nancy A. Piotrowski, PhD, is a core faculty member in the Department of Psychology in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Capella University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/09/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780313393051
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1213
  • ID: 9780313393051
  • weight: 2449
  • ISBN10: 0313393052

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