Health and Wellness

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jul 16, 2009 - 810 pages
The 10th edition of Health & Wellness provides a holistic view of what it really means to be healthy today. The text draws a parallel between the behaviors, social and physical environment as well as the positive mind and body attitude necessary to achieve a healthy, happy lifestyle. Several features have been developed to help students learn and understand the concepts of health and wellness in the text such as Learning Objectives, Self-assessments, key terms, epigrams and health tips. Chapters conclude with Critical Thinking about Health and encourage students to answer questions and explore their own opinions on health topics. End of chapter material includes Health in review - brief review of the chapter, Health and Wellness online a glimpse at the resources available on the web, References, Suggested readings, and recommended websites. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contents

Achieving Wellness
1
Eating and Exercising Toward a Healthy Lifestyle
91
Building Healthy Relationships
181
Understanding and Preventing Disease
263
Explaining Drug Use and Abuse
361
Making Healthy Choices
427
Overcoming Obstacles
483
Health Enhancement Method
549
Calendar of Events and Health Organization
559
Glossary
563
Study Guide and SelfAssessment Exercises
577
Index
781
Photo Credits
803
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Professor of Genetics Emeritus, University of California, Davis, California

Las Positas College

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