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Core Concepts in Health, Brief Update

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The most reliable and widely used personal health text, Core Concepts in Health utilizes the theme of personal responsibility to teach and motivate students about health and wellness. The Tenth Edition Update provides current, accurate, scientifically based information about a wealth of health and wellness topics and issues. The Brief edition, an affordable alternative to ...more
Paperback, Tenth Edition Update, 433 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by McGraw-Hill Higher Education (first published May 1st 1982)
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MB (What she read)
Jul 02, 2013 MB (What she read) rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Those who must...
Assigned for class. Incredibly boring, but since I had to read cover to cover, I might as well count it towards my stats.
Jennifer
Jan 12, 2009 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
This was such an easy-read for a text book! I was impressed with how much quality information was given on each subject. Each chapter held my attention, and I was able to relate to many things throughout the book. It's informative and helpful. It definitely provides motivation and tips to get started on making changes in different areas of your life and health situations. It encourages you to set goals and teaches you ways to be successful at keeping them, for a lifetime. Great book.
Aja
Used this book to as the text while teaching Healthful Living and sophomore (college) level course about personal health. Not a bad text for studying and teaching although I think they come out with a new addition every couple fo year, which is unfortunate for those students who purchase used books.
Lydia
As far as health textbooks go, this wasn't too bad. But really. It's a health textbook.
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I don't think this author has actually ever met a woman. I want to know how he's done that.
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Paul M. Insel, PhD., is a professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with Stanford University School of Medicine.

For the associate editor of Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology see: Paul A. Insel.
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