New Dimensions in Women’s Health 8th Edition

New Dimensions in Women’s Health 8e by Linda Lewis Alexander (Author), Judith H. LaRosa (Author), Helaine Bader (Author), Susan Garfield (Author)


Publisher ‏ : ‎ Jones & Bartlett Learning; 8th edition (February 24, 2020)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1284178412

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1284178418

17.76 $

Revised and update to keep pace with changing issues that affect all women, the best-selling New Dimensions in Women’s Health, Eighth Edition provides a modern look at the health of women of all cultures, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual orientations. Written for undergraduate students within health education, nursing, and women’s studies programs, the text provides readers with the critical information needed to optimize their well-being, avoid illness and injury, and support their overall health. The authors took great care to provide in-depth coverage of important aspects of women’s health and to examine the contributing epidemiological, historical, psychosocial, cultural, ethical, legal, political, and economic influences.

New & Key Features: NEW Personal Vignette’s open every chapter providing students with a real world scenario to introduce the topics that will be covered – Includes new information on school-based sex education, gender-neutral options for school enrollment, identification cards, and drivers licenses, as well as a new section on the #MeToo movement and its effect on the national dialogue regarding harassment, sexual assault and sexual violence – It’s Your Health boxes highlights key facts that help students improve their own health, such as disease symptoms, screening recommendations, and benefits of healthy behaviors – Critical thinking Case Studies provide students with thought provoking, practical applications relevant to their daily personal lives – Gender Dimensions sections discuss how specific health issues, ranging from breast cancer to obesity, vary between genders – Profiles of Remarkable Women highlight individuals who contributed to the health and well-being of all women. These profiles showcase women as champions of health across all ages and life spans

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