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
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.