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A Population Perspective

Author(s): Michele Kiely, DrPH, Associate Dean for Research, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, New York
Meredith Manze, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Community Health & Social Sciences, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, New York
Chris Palmedo, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor of Media, Marketing and Communications, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, New York
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284099652
  • ISBN-10:1284099652
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     650 pages      © 2020
  • Will Publish: 10/5/2018
Price: $93.95 US List
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Personal Health: A Population Perspective will engage your students in understanding relevant personal health issues, set within a broader population health framework. Unlike other Personal Health texts, this book will combine information about individual health, including topics of great interest and relevance to college-aged students, as well as a discussion of the context of community and global health to which each individual is inextricably linked.

Students will learn not only how personal choices affect their own health, but that of their family, community and the world around them. Designed for public health majors as well as students fulfilling distribution requirements, the authors address the principles outlined by the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) for undergraduate public health education, throughout the text.

The book is filled with examples from social media, websites and the popular press as well as peer-reviewed publications. Each chapter includes scenarios to stimulate conversations and social change.

    Chapter  1  Health, An Introduction
    Chapter  2  Starting With Food: Nutrition And Health
    Chapter  3  Let’s Move! Active Living For Better Health
    Chapter  4  Keep Calm & Carry On: Complementary, Alternative And Spiritual Approaches To Health
    Chapter  5  Beyond The Birds & The Bees: Sexual & Reproductive Health
    Chapter  6  Minding Your Mental Health
    Chapter  7  This is Your Brain on Addiction: Substance Use and Addictive Behaviors
    Chapter  8  Don’t Share These with Your Friends: Infectious Diseases.
    Chapter  9  The Band-aid Brigade: Injuries and Accidents
    Chapter  10  Be On the Right Side. Prevent Violence
    Chapter  11  Nurture Nature: Environmental health
    Chapter  12  Aging, Dying & Death
    Chapter  13  Getting Covered — Health Care Policy And Health Insurance
    Chapter  14  Global Health — We Are The World
    Chapter  15  From Information To Action

Michele Kiely, DrPH-Associate Dean for Research, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, New York

Meredith Manze, PhD, MPH-Assistant Professor of Community Health & Social Sciences, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, New York

Chris Palmedo, PhD, MBA-Associate Professor of Media, Marketing and Communications, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, New York