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ERIC Number: ED139770
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 438
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You and Your Health.
Fassbender, William
This book presents a broad but indepth coverage of the subject of personal health. It is divided into seven parts in which the following topics are discussed: (1) the human personality, social behavior, emotional growth, mental health, and coping skills; (2) drug dependencies, alcoholism, use of tobacco, psychological dependencies; (3) sexuality, deviant behavior, reproduction, marriage and the family; (4) physical fitness, nutrition, weight control and dieting; (5) heart disease, pulmonary and other respiratory diseases, infectious diseases, cancer; (6) consumer health, medical services, health fraud and quackery; (7) environmental health, population dynamics and pollution. Controversial topics are discussed, and the reader is encouraged to make value judgments. Each part includes a glossary of key words and a bibliography for further reading. (JD)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10016 ($8.95)
Publication Type: Books
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