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New Dimensions in Women’s HealthAuthors: Linda Lewis Alexander, Judith H. LaRosa, Helaine Bader, Susan Garfield William Alexander
Revised and update to keep pace with changing issues that affect all women, the best-selling New Dimensions in Women’s Health, Eighth Edition provides a modern look at the health of women of all cultures, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual orientations. Written for undergraduate students within health education, nursing, and women’s studies programs, the text provides readers with the critical information needed to optimize their well-being, avoid illness and injury, and support their overall health. The authors took great care to provide in-depth coverage of important aspects of women’s health and to examine the contributing epidemiological, historical, psychosocial, cultural, ethical, legal, political, and economic influences.
Benefits and Features:
17 animations can be found with the Navigate eBook (free with ever new print copy of the text) which illustrate difficult concepts in the text
NEW Personal Vignette’s open every chapter providing students with a real world scenario to introduce the topics that will be covered
Includes new information on school-based sex education, gender-neutral options for school enrollment, identification cards, and drivers licenses, as well as a new section on the #MeToo movement and its effect on the national dialogue regarding harassment, sexual assault and sexual violence
It’s Your Health boxes highlights key facts that help students improve their own health, such as disease symptoms, screening recommendations, and benefits of healthy behaviors
Critical thinking Case Studies provide students with thought provoking, practical applications relevant to their daily personal lives
Gender Dimensions sections discuss how specific health issues, ranging from breast cancer to obesity, vary between genders
Profiles of Remarkable Women highlight individuals who contributed to the health and well-being of all women. These profiles showcase women as champions of health across all ages and life spans
Dynamic Technology Solution
Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access online learning materials, including ebook with animations, student practice activities and assessments, labeling exercises, learning analytics reporting tools, and more!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1 Foundations of Women’s Health
Chapter 1 Introduction to Women’s Health
Chapter 2 The Economics of Women’s Health
Chapter 3 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Part 2 Sexual and Reproductive Dimensions of Women’s Health
Chapter 4 Sexual Health
Chapter 5 Reproductive Health
Chapter 6 Pregnancy and Childbirth
Chapter 7 Sexually Transmitted Infections
Chapter 8 Menopause and Hormone Therapy
Part 3 Physical and Life Span Dimensions of Women’s Health
Chapter 9 Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight Management
Chapter 10 Understanding and Preventing Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Chapter 11 Other Chronic Diseases and Conditions
Chapter 12 Mental Health
Part 4 Interpersonal and Social Dimensions of Women’s Health
Chapter 13 Interpersonal and Social Dimensions of Women’s Health
Chapter 14 Violence, Abuse, and Harassment
Chapter 15 Women in the Workforce