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Core concepts in health : Brief ninth edition / Paul M Insel, Walton T Roth

By: Insel, Paul M [Autor].
Contributor(s): Roth, Walton T.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York McGraw-Hill 2004Description: 405 p.ISBN: 0072559314.Subject(s): DROGAS -- ABUSO | SALUD PSICOLOGICA | SALUD | SEXUALIDAD HUMANA | NUTRICION | SALUD CARDIOVASCULAR | LITERATURA EN IDIOMA INGLESDDC classification: 613 Summary: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH. Wellness: the new health goal. Choosing wellness. How do you reach wellness? STRESS: THE CONSTANT CHALLENGE. What is stress? Stress and disease. Common sources of stress. PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH. What psychological health is not? Meeting life´s challenges. Psychological disorders. INTIMATE RALATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATION. Developing intimate relationships. Communication. Pairing and singlehood. SEXUALITY, PREGNANCY, AND CHILDBIRTH. Sexual anatomy. Sexual functioning. Sexual behavior. CONTRACEPTION AND ABORTION. Reversible contraceptive. Permanent contraception: sterilization. The abortion issue. THE USE AND ABUSE OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS. Addictive behavior. Drug use, abuse, and dependence. Drug use: the decades ahead. ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO. The nature of alcohol. Alcohol and health. Alcohol abuse and dependence. NUTRITION BASICS. Nutritional requirements: components of a healthy diet. Nutritional guidelines: planning your diet. A personal plan: making informed choices about food. EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS. What is physical fitness? The benefits of exercise. Designing your exercise program. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT. Basic concepts of weight management. Factors contributing to excess body fat. Adopting a healthy lifestyle for successful weight management. CARDIVASCULAR DISEASE AND CANCER. The cardiovascular system. Major forms of cardiovascular disease. Protecting you against cardiovascular disease. IMMUNITY AND INFECTION. The chain of infection. The troublemakers: pathogens and disease. Giving yourself a fighting chance: how to support your immune system. Sexually transmitted diseases. THE CHALLENGE OF AGING. Generating vitality as you age. Confronting the changes of aging. Life in an aging America. CONVERNTIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MECINE: SKILLS FOR THE HEALTH CARE CONSUMER. Self-care: managing medical problems. Professional medical and health care: choices and change. Conventional mecine. Paying for health care. PERSONAL SAFETY: PROTECTING YOU FROM UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES AND VIOLENCE. Unintentional injuries. Violence and intententional injuries. Providing emergency care. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. Classic environmental health concerns. Population growth. Pollution.
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TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH. Wellness: the new health goal. Choosing wellness. How do you reach wellness? STRESS: THE CONSTANT CHALLENGE. What is stress? Stress and disease. Common sources of stress. PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH. What psychological health is not? Meeting life´s challenges. Psychological disorders. INTIMATE RALATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATION. Developing intimate relationships. Communication. Pairing and singlehood. SEXUALITY, PREGNANCY, AND CHILDBIRTH. Sexual anatomy. Sexual functioning. Sexual behavior. CONTRACEPTION AND ABORTION. Reversible contraceptive. Permanent contraception: sterilization. The abortion issue. THE USE AND ABUSE OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS. Addictive behavior. Drug use, abuse, and dependence. Drug use: the decades ahead. ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO. The nature of alcohol. Alcohol and health. Alcohol abuse and dependence. NUTRITION BASICS. Nutritional requirements: components of a healthy diet. Nutritional guidelines: planning your diet. A personal plan: making informed choices about food. EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS. What is physical fitness? The benefits of exercise. Designing your exercise program. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT. Basic concepts of weight management. Factors contributing to excess body fat. Adopting a healthy lifestyle for successful weight management. CARDIVASCULAR DISEASE AND CANCER. The cardiovascular system. Major forms of cardiovascular disease. Protecting you against cardiovascular disease. IMMUNITY AND INFECTION. The chain of infection. The troublemakers: pathogens and disease. Giving yourself a fighting chance: how to support your immune system. Sexually transmitted diseases. THE CHALLENGE OF AGING. Generating vitality as you age. Confronting the changes of aging. Life in an aging America. CONVERNTIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MECINE: SKILLS FOR THE HEALTH CARE CONSUMER. Self-care: managing medical problems. Professional medical and health care: choices and change. Conventional mecine. Paying for health care. PERSONAL SAFETY: PROTECTING YOU FROM UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES AND VIOLENCE. Unintentional injuries. Violence and intententional injuries. Providing emergency care. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. Classic environmental health concerns. Population growth. Pollution.

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