eBook A Student Guide to Health: Understanding the Facts, Trends, and Challenges, 1st Edition

  • Yvette Malamud Ozer
  • Georganna Leavesley
  • Alice C. Richer
  • Nancy A. Piotrowski
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0313393060
  • ISBN-13: 9780313393068
  • DDC: 613.071
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 968 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This comprehensive, five-volume reference set is aligned with the National Health Education Standards, containing up-to-date, scientifically based information on a variety of health and wellness topics relevant to high school students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Set Preface.
Introduction: Health Basics.
1: Wellness.
2: Factors That Affect Wellness.
3: Aspects of Wellness.
4: Environmental Fitness.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
5: Disease and Treatment.
6: The Health Care Team.
7: Paying for Medical Care.
8: Infectious Disease.
9: Chronic Diseases and Disorders.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
10: Prevention.
11: Hygiene.
12: Diseases of the Skin.
13: Tattoos and Body Piercings.
14: Hair.
15: Dental Health.
16: Immunizations.
17: Preventing Disease through Nutrition.
18: Health Screenings and Medical Visits.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
19: Safety.
20: Motor Vehicle Safety.
21: Fire Safety.
22: Water Safety.
23: Sports Safety.
24: Fall Precautions.
25: Workplace Safety.
26: School Safety.
27: Poisons.
28: Food Safety.
29: Safety During Disasters.
30: First Aid.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
About the Author.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
Introduction: Nutrition and Physical Fitness.
1: Healthy Eating.
2: Nutrition Basics.
3: History of the Recommended Dietary Allowances.
4: History of the Food Guide Pyramid.
5: History of Food Safety Laws.
6: Nutrition in America.
7: Nutrition and Adolescent Needs.
8: Food Allergies.
9: Supermarket Savvy.
10: Healthy Eating on the Run.
11: Dietary Supplements.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
12: Weight Management.
13: The State of Weight.
14: Maintaining a Healthy Weight.
15: Gain or Lose Weight Safely.
16: Fad Diets and Weight-Loss Aids.
17: Doctor-Prescribed Weight-Loss Methods and Surgical Interventions.
18: Weight-Loss Supplements and Gadgets.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
19: Eating Disorders.
20: Body Image.
21: Eating Disorders Overview.
22: Anorexia Nervosa.
23: Bulimia Nervosa.
24: Binge Eating (Compulsive Eating).
25: Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS).
26: Treatment Options.
27: Prevention.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
28: Exercise and Physical Activity.
29: The Cost of a Sedentary Lifestyle.
30: “Get Moving America”.
31: The ABCs of Exercise.
32: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
33: Barriers to Exercise and Safety Issues.
34: Team Sports.
35: Sports Injuries.
36: Sports Nutrition.
37: Sports Supplements.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
About the Author.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
Introduction: Sexual Health and Development.
1: Development.
2: The Human Reproductive System.
3: Circumcision.
4: Changes: The Transition from Child to Adult.
5: Puberty.
6: Menstruation.
7: Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Changes.
8: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and LGBTQI.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
9: Relationships and Environmental Influences.
10: Types of Relationships.
11: Sexual Behavior.
12: Relationship Issues.
13: Abusive Relationships.
14: Rape.
15: Sexual Harassment.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
16: Safe Sex.
17: Abstinence.
18: Contraception.
19: Safe Sex.
20: Legal Issues Pertaining to Sexual Activity.
21: HIV/AIDS.
22: Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
23: Tests for STDs and HIV.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
24: Pregnancy and Parenting.
25: Pregnancy.
26: Labor and Childbirth.
27: Infant Nutrition.
28: Parenting.
29: Childhood Health Care.
30: Baby Care.
31: Child Care.
32: Other Responsibilities for Parents.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
About the Authors.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
Introduction: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs.
1: Types of Substances.
2: Prescription Medications.
3: Alcohol.
4: Depressants.
5: Tobacco.
6: Marijuana.
7: Hallucinogens.
8: Stimulants.
9: Club Drugs.
10: Opioids.
11: Steroids.
12: Inhalants.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
13: Substance Use, Abuse, and Chemical Dependency.
14: Use, Abuse, and Dependence.
15: How Substance Use Affects the Brain.
16: How Substance Use Affects the Body.
17: Substance Use During Pregnancy and Nursing.
18: How Substance Use Affects Family, Communities, and Relationships.
19: Social Implications of Substance Use and Abuse.
20: Legal Implications of Substance Abuse.
21: Influences on Substance Use and Abuse.
22: Prevention.
23: Early Intervention.
24: Treatment.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
25: Making Choices and Coping with Substance Use.
26: Making Choices.
27: Strategies for Coping with Substance Use.
28: When Friends or Family Members Use Substances.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
About the Authors.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
Introduction: Mental and Emotional Health.
1: Relationships, Environment, and Mental Health.
2: Self-Image and Self-Esteem.
3: Family and Peer Relationships.
4: Effects of the Social Environment on Well-Being.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
5: Stress and Coping.
6: Stress.
7: Coping with Stress.
8: Anger and Anger Management.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
9: Mental Health Symptoms, Disorders, and Treatment.
10: Diagnosis of Mental Health Disorders.
11: Specific Mental Health Disorders.
12: Treatment for Mental Health Disorders.
Resources.
References.
Glossary.
National Health Education Standards.
Resources.
About the Authors.
Index.