Health: The Basics, The Mastering Health Edition by Rebecca J. DonatelleHealth: The Basics, The Mastering Health Edition by Rebecca J. Donatelle

Health: The Basics, The Mastering Health Edition

byRebecca J. Donatelle

Paperback | January 8, 2016

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Bringing interactivity to readers’ fingertips

Health: The Basics, MasteringHealth Edition focuses health coverage on real-world topics that have the greatest impact on readers’ lives, keeping individuals hooked on learning and living well. Along with dynamic new interactive content and media, this book retains its hallmarks of currency, accessibility, cutting-edge research, focus on behavior change, attractive design, imaginative art, and unique mini-chapters.

The Twelfth Edition addresses readers’ diverse needs and learning styles by tightly weaving online assignable activities into the narrative in the text. Every chapter includes Learning Outcomes and a new study plan that ties directly into MasteringHealth activities. Assignable self-assessments and reading quizzes help instructors engage individuals in the material.

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This title is also available with MasteringHealth—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.


Rebecca Donatelle is a professor emeritus in Public Health and was the Coordinator of the Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. She has a PhD in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science ...
Title:Health: The Basics, The Mastering Health EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.7 × 8.5 × 0.9 inPublished:January 8, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Finding the Right Balance

1. Assessing Your Health

Focus On: Financial Health

2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychosocial Health

Focus On: Cultivating Your Spiritual Health

3. Managing Stress and Coping with Life’s Challenges

Focus On: Improving Your Sleep

4. Preventing Violence and Injury


Part 2. Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships

5. Building Healthy Relationships

Focus On: Understanding Your Sexuality

6. Considering Your Reproductive Choices


Part 3. Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits

7. Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction and Drug Abuse

8. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly and Ending Tobacco Use


Part 4. Building Healthy Lifestyles

9. Eating for a Healthier You

10. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image

11. Improving Your Physical Fitness


Part 5. Preventing and Fighting Disease

12. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

Focus On: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes

13. Protecting Against Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Focus On: Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Diseases and Conditions


Part 6. Facing Life’s Challenges

14. Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying

15. Promoting Environmental Health

16. Making Smart Health Care Choices

Focus On: Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine