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Overview

Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over 100 students and faculty, HLTH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today’s learners at a value-based price. HLTH engages students with interactive Health Check assessments, in addition to a range of features on everything from the effect of socioeconomic status on health to a checklist to help choose a primary care physician, that help students relate course concepts to their personal lives.

Jeffrey S. Nevid, St. John's University, New York

Dr. Jeffrey Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York. He received his doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in evaluation research at Northwestern University. He has accrued more than 200 research publications and professional presentations and is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen textbooks and other books in psychology and related fields, many in multiple editions. Dr. Nevid has conducted research in many areas of psychology, including health psychology, clinical and community psychology, social psychology, gender and human sexuality, adolescent development, and teaching of psychology. His research publications have appeared in such journals as Health Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Community Psychology, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Behavior Therapy, Psychology and Marketing, Professional Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, Sex Roles, and Journal of Social Psychology, among others. Dr. Nevid also served as Editorial Consultant for the journals Health Psychology and Psychology and Marketing and as Associate Editor for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. He is actively involved in conducting research on pedagogical advances to help students succeed in their courses.

Spencer A. Rathus, The College of New Jersey

Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.
  • An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Chapter–In-Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor’s Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, videos, and more are only a click away.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including PowerPoint lecture slides, Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, and interactive quizzing.
  • Perforated Health Check assessment activities available within and at the end of each chapter help tie course content to student life.
  • Three unique and engaging features in each chapter – Diversity, Prevention, and Health Skills – cover everything from the effect of socioeconomic status on health to how to choose a primary care physician.
1. A Healthy You!
2. Psychological Health.
3. Stress and Your Health.
4. Intimate Relationships and Sexuality.
5. Reproductive Choices.
6. Addiction and Drug Abuse.
7. Alcohol and Tobacco.
8. Fitness for Life.
9. Nutrition for Life.
10. Managing Your Weight.
11. Combating Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and Other Major Diseases.
12. Infection and Immunity.
13. Preventing Violence and Injury.
14. Managing Your Health Care.
15. Health and the Environment.
16. Health Across the Lifespan.

Textbook Only Options

Traditional eBook and Print Options

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  • ISBN-10: 1111987327
  • ISBN-13: 9781111987329
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $67.50
  • RETAIL $89.95

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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

ExamView®

ISBN: 9781111987602
ExamView® allows you to create, deliver, and customize tests and study guides (both print and online) in minutes. See assessments onscreen exactly as they will print or display online. Build tests of up to 250 questions using up to 12 question types and enter an unlimited number of new questions or edit existing questions. ExamView is available on CD or through the Instructor Companion Site.

Online Instructor's Manual with Test Bank

ISBN: 9781111987657
The Instructor’s Manual & Test Bank provide valuable resources that can be adapted to your specific course needs. The Instructor’s Manual includes student objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, discussion questions, learning activities, and suggested readings that are relevant to each chapter. The Test Bank contains a variety of true/false, multiple choice, matching, short answer, and essay test questions. Available for download on the password-protected instructor companion website.

HLTH: PowerLecture CD-ROM with ExamView Test Generator

ISBN: 9781111988043
PowerLecture makes it easy for you to create customized lectures. Each chapter includes the following features, all organized by chapter section: lecture slides, all chapter art and photos, bonus photos, animations, videos, PowerBibliography, Instructor’s Manual, Test Bank, Examview, JoinIn polling and quizzing slides, and everything else you need.

Diet Analysis Plus, 2 term (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9780538495097
Take control. Reach your goals. Experience Diet Analysis Plus. Diet Analysis Plus allows students to track their diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food they eat so they can adjust their diets to reach personal health goals--all while gaining a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, their lives. Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database; customizable reports; new assignable labs; custom food and recipe features; the latest Dietary Reference Intakes; and goals and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Updated for Fall 2010, new features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, easy-to-use instructor page, and resources tab with helpful information. Use the Diet Analysis Plus activities in all our Introductory Nutrition textbooks to show students how the concepts they learn in the text relate to their personal health goals.

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111988173
Cengage Learning’s HLTH CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This valuable resource provides access to an interactive eBook, tutorial quizzes, exercise demonstration videos, and the student activities manual.

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781111987992
Jumpstart your course with customizable, rich, text-specific content within your Course Management System. This resource allows you to integrate text-specific materials, including self-assessments, videos, and quizzes, into your Blackboard course.

WebTutor™ on WebCT™ with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781111988012
Jumpstart your course with customizable, rich, text-specific content within your Course Management System. This resource allows you to integrate text-specific materials, including self-assessments, videos, and quizzes, into your WebCT course.

FOR STUDENTS

Diet Analysis Plus, 2 term (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9780538495097
The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your nutrition course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life and is a valuable partner to your Nutrition course.

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111988173
The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Cengage Learning’s HLTH CourseMate includes an interactive eBook, valuable study tools, exercise demonstration videos, student activities manual, and more!

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781111987992
Improve your grades with WebTutor online review and test prep tools.

WebTutor™ on WebCT™ with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781111988012
Improve your grades with WebTutor online review and test prep tools.