Access to Health (14th Revised edition)

Access to Health (14th Revised edition)

By: Patricia Ketcham (author), Rebecca J. Donatelle (author)Paperback

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About Author

Rebecca Donatelle is a professor emeritus in Public Health and was the Coordinator of the Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. She has a PhD 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. In addition to her varied teaching responsibilities, Becky has been an active researcher in the area of health behaviors and behavior change. She 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. Contributing Authors: * Patricia Ketcham, PhD, Associate Director of Health Promotion in Student Health Services at Oregon State University and President of the American College Health Association* Karen Elliott, PhD, Senior Instructor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health at Oregon State University* Laura Bonazzoli, development editor* Susan Roberts-Dobie, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Promotion and Education at the University of Northern Iowa * Erica Jackson, Associate Professor at Delaware State University and co-author on Powers/Dodd/Jackson Total Fitness & Wellness


Part 1 Finding the Right Balance Chapter 1: Accessing Your Health Focus On: Improving Your Financial Health Chapter 2: Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health Focus On: Cultivating Your Spiritual Health Chapter 3: Managing Stress and Coping with Life's Challenges Focus On: Improving Your Sleep Part 2 Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships Chapter 4: Building Healthy Relationships and Communicating Effectively Chapter 5: Understanding Your Sexuality Chapter 6: Considering Your Reproductive Choices Part 3 Building Healthy Lifestyles Chapter 7: Eating for a Healthier You Chapter 8: Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image Chapter 9: Improving Your Physical Fitness Part 4 Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits Focus On: Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction Chapter 10: Drinking Alcohol Responsibly Chapter 11: Ending Tobacco Use Chapter 12: Avoiding Drug Misuse and Abuse Part 5: Preventing and Fighting Disease Chapter 13: Protecting against Infectious Diseases Chapter 14: Protecting against Sexually Transmitted Infections Focus On: Understanding Your Health Inheritance Chapter 15: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease Focus On: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes Chapter 16: Reducing Your Cancer Risk Chapter 17: Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Conditions Part 6 Facing Life's Challenges Chapter 18: Becoming a Responsible Health Care Consumer Chapter 19: Preventing Violence and Abuse Focus On: Reducing Your Risk for Unintentional Injury Chapter 20: Preserving and Protecting Your Environment Chapter 21: Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780321995483
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 768
  • ID: 9780321995483
  • weight: 1411
  • ISBN10: 0321995481
  • edition: 14th Revised edition

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