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To Your Health: Achieving Well-being During Medical School

by Wolf T SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
10/2000
ISBN:
9780761916871
Format:
Pbk 144 pages
Price:
AU$89.00 NZ$92.17
Product Status: Available in Approx 14 days
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How is it possible to maintain a healthy balance between your personal and academic life during medical school? Quite a challenge! This is a practical, hands-on, experiential book about how to achieve well-being during medical school. Premedical and medical students as well as those in the helping professions will benefit from reading it.You can diagnose yourself and assess how well you are fulfilling your needs in ten lifestyle areas: time management; exercise and physical activity; relaxation, meditation, visualization, and imagery; spirituality; communication skills and social support; cognitive and coping skills; nutrition; substance use; humor; and touch and massage. Following each self-evaluation, you are provided with practical information and easy, engaging, and enjoyable exercise to enhance your health and well being. The right time to take responsibility for your own health is now! Encouraging the practice of healthy living in your patients will lead to an improvement in the quantity and quality of life in our society.

Introduction
Diagnose Yourself
SPICES for Life
Lifestyle and Health Habit Questionnaires
PART ONE: YOUR FOUR-YEAR JOURNEY AND YOUR HEALTH
What to Expect
Your Perspective
The Relevance of a Prevention Model for Your Life
PART TWO: PRACTISING HEALTHY LIVING
Time Management
Exercise and Physical Activity
Relaxation, Meditation, Visualization and Imagery
Spirituality
Communication Skills and Social Support
The Art of Medicine
Cognitive and Coping Skills Training
Nutrition
Substance Abuse
Humor
Touch and Massage
PART THREE: RECOMMENDATION AND REFORMS: ENHANCING YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY IN MEDICAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE
State of Medical Education
Improving Medical Education
Helpful Daily Reminders