Connect Core Concepts in Health, BIG https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1264149115.jpeg 17 2022 9781264149117 Connect Core Concepts in Health remains the leading health textbook in U.S. higher education. The book's unique psychological approach to mind-body health encourages students to take proactive self-assessments. Students can stay current on the latest studies while learning how to negotiate cross-cultural ideas of what it means to be healthy and how to live in our diverse, consumer-oriented society. McGraw Hill Education's digital and teaching-learning tools also integrate Connect Core Concepts in Health's authoritative, science-based content. The seventeenth edition features new research-based coverage of the use of digital technology, including new Tech Tips in every chapter that help students take advantage of apps and tech-based devices that will help them reach their fitness and wellness goals. Additionally, every chapter has been updated to reflect current scientific thinking, data, and statistics from such authoritative sources as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Connect Core Concepts in Health, BIG

Connect Core Concepts in Health, BIG, 17th Edition

ISBN10: 1264149115 | ISBN13: 9781264149117
By Paul Insel, Walton Roth

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Connect Core Concepts in Health remains the leading health textbook in U.S. higher education. The book's unique psychological approach to mind-body health encourages students to take proactive self-assessments. Students can stay current on the latest studies while learning how to negotiate cross-cultural ideas of what it means to be healthy and how to live in our diverse, consumer-oriented society. McGraw Hill Education's digital and teaching-learning tools also integrate Connect Core Concepts in Health's authoritative, science-based content. The seventeenth edition features new research-based coverage of the use of digital technology, including new Tech Tips in every chapter that help students take advantage of apps and tech-based devices that will help them reach their fitness and wellness goals. Additionally, every chapter has been updated to reflect current scientific thinking, data, and statistics from such authoritative sources as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

PART ONE ESTABLISHING A BASIS FOR WELLNESS
CHAPTER 1 Taking Charge of Your Health
CHAPTER 2 Stress: The Constant Challenge
CHAPTER 3 Psychological Health
CHAPTER 4 Sleep

PART TWO UNDERSTANDING SEXUALITY
CHAPTER 5 Intimate Relationships and Communication
CHAPTER 6 Sex and Your Body
CHAPTER 7 Contraception
CHAPTER 8 Abortion
CHAPTER 9 Pregnancy and Childbirth

PART THREE SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS: MAKING RESPONSIBLE DECISIONS
CHAPTER 10 Drug Use and Addiction
CHAPTER 11 Alcohol: The Most Popular Drug
CHAPTER 12 Tobacco Use

PART FOUR GETTING FIT
CHAPTER 13 Nutrition Basics
CHAPTER 14 Exercise for Health and Fitness
CHAPTER 15 Weight Management

PART FIVE PROTECTING YOURSELF FROM DISEASE
CHAPTER 16 Cardiovascular Health
CHAPTER 17 Cancer
CHAPTER 18 Immunity and Infection
CHAPTER 19 Sexually Transmitted Infections

PART SIX LIVING WELL IN THE WORLD
CHAPTER 20 Environmental Health
CHAPTER 21 Conventional and Complementary Medicine
CHAPTER 22 Personal Safety

PART SEVEN ACCEPTING PHYSICAL LIMITS
CHAPTER 23 Aging: An Ongoing Process
CHAPTER 24 Dying and Death

APPENDIXES
APPENDIX A Nutrition Resources
APPENDIX B A Self-Care Guide for Common Medical
Problems
Index
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About the Author

Paul Insel

Paul Insel, Ph.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.

Walton Roth

Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disorders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.

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