A Student Guide to Health: Understanding the Facts, Trends, and Challenges [5 volumes]: Understanding the Facts, Trends, and Challenges

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A Student Guide to Health: Understanding the Facts, Trends, and Challenges provides straightforward, factual, and accessible information about a multitude of health issues. It is an essential reference set that provides high school students, teachers, and administrators with a comprehensive health and wellness education resource that aligns with National Health Education Standards and common health curriculum. This expansive five-volume set is ideal for students' research projects; highly useful as a resource for community college and public library patrons, librarians, teens, and parents; and is a suitable supplement to any health education curriculum.

Each chapter includes up-to-date, evidence-based information that provokes further examination and encourages critical thinking to evaluate the validity of information encountered about health and wellness topics. Each chapter provides an abundance of references and lists of resources for further information, including books, articles, websites, organizations, and hotlines. Special attention is paid to social trends that affect youth health and wellness, such as bullying, eating disorders, steroid abuse, sexting, and the peer pressure associated with drug use and abuse.

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About the author

Yvette Malamud Ozer, MS, is a clinical psychology doctoral student at California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant International University, San Francisco.

Georganna Leavesley, PhD, is a registered nurse and a licensed clinical psychologist.

Alice C. Richer is a registered, licensed dietician and certified medical writer.

Nancy A. Piotrowski, PhD, is a core faculty member in the Department of Psychology in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Capella University.

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Publisher
ABC-CLIO
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Published on
Sep 7, 2012
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Pages
1213
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ISBN
9780313393068
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
Health & Fitness / General
Health & Fitness / Reference
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This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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