HLTH 1st Edition
Jeffrey S. Nevid | Spencer A. Rathus
ISBN-13: 9781111987329 | ISBN-10: 1111987327
© 2013 | Published |  400  Pages

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Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over 100 students and faculty, HLTH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today’s learners at a value-based price. HLTH engages students with interactive Health Check assessments, in addition to a range of features on everything from the effect of socioeconomic status on health to a checklist to help choose a primary care physician, that help students relate course concepts to their personal lives.



  • 1. A Healthy You!
    2. Psychological Health.
    3. Stress and Your Health.
    4. Intimate Relationships and Sexuality.
    5. Reproductive Choices.
    6. Addiction and Drug Abuse.
    7. Alcohol and Tobacco.
    8. Fitness for Life.
    9. Nutrition for Life.
    10. Managing Your Weight.
    11. Combating Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and Other Major Diseases.
    12. Infection and Immunity.
    13. Preventing Violence and Injury.
    14. Managing Your Health Care.
    15. Health and the Environment.
    16. Health Across the Lifespan.

    • An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets.
    • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
    • Chapter–In-Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
    • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor’s Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
    • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, videos, and more are only a click away.
    • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including PowerPoint lecture slides, Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, and interactive quizzing.
    • Perforated Health Check assessment activities available within and at the end of each chapter help tie course content to student life.
    • Three unique and engaging features in each chapter – Diversity, Prevention, and Health Skills – cover everything from the effect of socioeconomic status on health to how to choose a primary care physician.
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    • Dr. Jeffrey Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York. He received his doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in evaluation research at Northwestern University. He has accrued more than 200 research publications and professional presentations and is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen textbooks and other books in psychology and related fields, many in multiple editions. Dr. Nevid has conducted research in many areas of psychology, including health psychology, clinical and community psychology, social psychology, gender and human sexuality, adolescent development, and teaching of psychology. His research publications have appeared in such journals as Health Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Community Psychology, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Behavior Therapy, Psychology and Marketing, Professional Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, Sex Roles, and Journal of Social Psychology, among others. Dr. Nevid also served as Editorial Consultant for the journals Health Psychology and Psychology and Marketing and as Associate Editor for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. He is actively involved in conducting research on pedagogical advances to help students succeed in their courses.

      Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.