|About the Book|
Access to Health, Sixth Edition builds upon the success of previous editions by providing an updated, comprehensive overview of all aspects that affect ones health. Employing a behavioral management approach, this book is exceptionally comprehensiveMoreAccess to Health, Sixth Edition builds upon the success of previous editions by providing an updated, comprehensive overview of all aspects that affect ones health. Employing a behavioral management approach, this book is exceptionally comprehensive in content and theory, while at the same time providing the practical means of assessing and managing personal health behaviors. The sixth edition explores the latest changes in the field and is the first to include full-chapter coverage of communication, violence, and the addiction process. The book encourages self-exploration, maintains a contemporary focus, and emphasizes current trends in personal health.New for this edition is an interactive CD-ROM packaged FREE with the textbook. This valuable study tool provides the opportunity to review and reinforce concepts with appropriate examples, to explore the latest information and stay up-to-date with ongoing research (such as the Framingham Heart Study), and to apply acquired knowledge. The CD-ROM continues the Access to Health tradition of a strong pedagogical framework designed to enhance learning and encourage the adoption of healthy living habits. The CD-ROM contains a study outline of each chapter of Access to Health including numerous clickable icons corresponding to chapter content. The icons Video, Audio, Weblink, Activity, Practice Test serve as an opening to expanded information and encourage information retention and application.