An Invitation to Health, 16th Edition
- Dianne Hales
- ISBN-10: 1285783115
- ISBN-13: 9781285783116
- 704 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
In this new edition of the market-leading personal health text, Dianne Hales invites your students to a future of healthy living by providing the information and tools they need to make healthy changes NOW. Delivering the most current and thorough coverage available, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: Live it Now! integrates a comprehensive range of health concepts related to body, mind, and spirit with a wealth of applications for students' lives, including a new chapter on Consumer Health. Chapter features, which include "Your Strategies for Change," "Your Strategies for Prevention," "Health Now," and "Live It Now," enable students to start living what they're learning about health. Recognizing the impact of the current economic environment, "Health on a Budget" demonstrates practical ways that students can achieve their goals in low- and no-cost ways. "Consumer Alert" helps students apply critical thinking skills in evaluating health care. The most student-oriented text on the market, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: Live it Now! has been thoroughly updated throughout every chapter. The new edition presents findings from the latest federal reports on the health of the nation, such as the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine's U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health, and the new mental health criteria in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, fifth edition (DSM-5). The text also highlights current research on all aspects of college students' health and lives, including recent data from the American College Health Association National College Health Association's 2013 survey. Through MindTap, the text also includes a wealth of powerful learning tools to help students maximize their study efforts.
Section I: YOUR INVITATION TO HEALTH.
1. The Power of Now.
2. Your Psychological and Spiritual Well Being.
3. Caring for Your Mind.
4. Personal Stress Management.
5. Your Social Health.
Section II: HEALTHY LIFESTYLES.
6. Personal Nutrition.
7. Managing Your Weight.
8. The Joy of Fitness .
Section II: RESPONSIBLE SEXUALITY.
9. Personal Sexuality.
10. Reproductive Choices.
11. Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Section IV: MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES.
Section V: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH.
15. Major Diseases.
16. Infectious Illnesses.
17. Consumer Health.
Section VI: HEALTH IN CONTEXT.
18. Personal Safety.
19. A Healthier Environment.
20. A Lifetime of Health.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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