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Connect Core Concepts in Health, BIG, Loose Leaf Edition / Edition 16

Connect Core Concepts in Health, BIG, Loose Leaf Edition / Edition 16

by Paul M. Insel, Walton T. Roth MD

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McGraw-Hill Education's digital and teaching learning tools are built on the solid foundation of Connect Core Concepts in Health's authoritative, science-based content. Connect Core Concepts in Health is written by experts who work and teach in the fields of exercise science, medicine, physical education, and health education. Connect Core Concepts in Health provides accurate, reliable, and current information on key health and wellness topics while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, research, diversity, and consumer health. The pedagogical program for the Sixteenth Edition maintains important features on behavior change, personal reflection, critical thinking, and other key content and skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260153477
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 02/06/2019
Edition description: 16th ed.
Pages: 704
Sales rank: 263,255
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Paul Insel, Ph.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.
Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford Uni-versity School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disor-ders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.

Table of Contents

Part One: Establishing a Basis for Wellness
1. Taking Charge of Your Health
2. Stress:The Constant Challenge
3. Psychological Health
4. Sleep
Part Two:Understanding Sexuality
5. Intimate Relationships and Communication
6. Sex and Your Body
8. Abortion
9. Pregnancy and Childbirth
Part Three:Substance Use Disorders: Making Responsible Decisions
10. Drug Use and Addiction
11. Alcohol:The Most Popular Drug
12. Tobacco Use
Part Four:Getting Fit
13. Nutrition Basics
14. Exercise for Health and Fitness
15. Weight Management
Part Five:Protecting Yourself From Disease
16. Cardiovascular Health
17. Cancer
18. Immunity and Infection
19. Sexually Transmitted Infections
Part Six:Living Well in the World
20. Environmental Health
21. Conventional and Complementary Medicine
22. Personal Safety
Part Seven:Accepting Physical Limits
23. Aging: A Vital Process
24. Dying and Death
Appendix A Nutrition Resources
Appendix B A Self-Care Guide for Common Medical Problems

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