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Author: Rebecca J. Donatelle
Release Date: January 2009
The newly revised Access to Health, Eleventh Edition features a reader-friendly design, an environmentally conscious Green Guide, and the best reader and instructor supplements package on the market, including an enhanced Teaching Tool Box with a more robust assessment program. Long known for its currency, research, and strength in behavior change for personal health readers, the Eleventh Edition of Access to Health provides a consistent framework for motivating readers to make healthy life choices. The revised edition’s updated coverage includes more emphasis on assessment, and new Skills for Behavior Change boxes.
As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, Rebecca J. Donatelle knows the health issues that are important to today’s readers. Through her engaging and friendly writing style, Donatelle addresses students’ concerns and teaches them how to be savvy and critical consumers of health information. Access to Health provides hands-on practical tools that help readers make healthy changes in their lives.
Promoting Health Behavior Change, Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well, Managing Stress: Coping with Life’s Challenges, Violence and Abuse: Creating Health Environments, Healthy Relationships: Communicating Effectively with Friends, Family, and Significant Others, Sexuality: Choices in Sexual Behavior, Reproductive Choices: Making Responsible Decisions, Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health, Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance, Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise, Addictions and Addictive Behavior: Threats to Wellness, Drinking Resonsibly: A Lifestyle Challenge on Campus, Tobacco and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges, Illicit Drugs: Use Misuse, and Abuse, Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk, Cancer: Reducing Your Risk, Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Risks and Responsibilities, Noninfectious Conditions: The Modern Maladies, Life’s Transitions: The Aging Process, Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally, Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services, Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of health