An Invitation to Health, Brief Edition

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Cengage Learning, Dec 17, 2008 - Medical - 496 pages
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Learn it and live it with AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, BRIEF 2010-2011 EDITION! Emphasizing behavior change—and providing practical ways to achieve it—this powerful book addresses issues related to health and wellness that can affect you now and throughout your life. With a clear and engaging writing style and helpful visuals, the book provides opportunities for you to honestly assess your own health behaviors—and achieve real, lasting change. Written by a proven author immersed in current health issues, it includes increased emphasis on obesity as a major issue, as well as emerging information on both men’s and women’s health issues. Delivering the latest health guidelines, research, and trends available, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH equips you with practical ideas and tools that you can immediately apply, helping you make informed decisions about your mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing—now and in the future.
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About the author (2008)

Dianne Hales is one of the country's most widely published authors of books & articles on health subjects. Her husband, Robert E. Hales, M.D., is a nationally renowned psychiatrist. He is professor & chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, & the author of more than 125 scientific publications. Together, they are also the co-authors of the definitive, award-winning reference work "Caring for the Mind: The Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health.

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