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Alters and Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy LivingAuthors: Jeff Housman, Mary Odum
Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.
The Eighth Edition of Alters & Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy Living provides students with modern, real-world content to help them live well, age well, and make informed health decisions. The authors combine evidence-based information with critical thinking activities to guide students toward healthy living through analysis of their own health behaviour. The Eighth Edition is updated with the latest topics and issues related to sexuality, gender and culture, community violence, consumer health, and much more. Through active use of the text students will gain a solid understanding of major concepts of healthy living that can be applied to their personal lives, as well as future health-related careers.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Health: The Foundation for Life
Chapter 2 Psychological Health
Chapter 3 Stress and Its Management
Chapter 4 Violence and Abuse
Chapter 5 Reproductive Health
Chapter 6 Romantic Relationships and Sexuality
Chapter 7 Drug Use and Abuse
Chapter 8 Alcohol and Tobacco
Chapter 9 Nutrition
Chapter 10 Body Weight and Its Management
Chapter 11 Physical Fitness
Chapter 12 Cardiovascular Health
Chapter 13 Cancer
Chapter 14 Infection, Immunity, and Noninfectious Disease
Chapter 15 Aging, Dying, and Death
Chapter 16 Environmental Health