HealthyLife® Students' Self-Care Guide

Table of Contents

by Don R. Powell, Ph.D. and the
American Institute for Preventive Medicine

This guide is not meant to substitute for expert medical advice or treatment. The information is  given to help you make informed choices about your health. Follow your health care provider’s advice if it differs from what is given in this book.

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  Section I – Common Health Problems
How to Use This Section

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Allergies & Asthma
  • Colds & Flu (Includes SARS)  
  • Coughs
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue (Includes Mononucleosis)
  • Fever  
  • Headaches
  • Skin Injuries
  • Sore Throats
  • Sprains, Strains & Sports Injuries
  • STDs/HIV
  • Urinary Tract Infections  
  • Vaginal Problems
  • Vomiting & Nausea
  • West Nile Virus

  Section II–Playing It Safe

  • General Safety Guidelines
  • Drugs & Drug Safety
  • Over-the-Counter Medication Safety
  • Skin Safety
  • Tests & Immunizations
  • Testicular Self-Exam
  • Breast Self-Exam
 
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  Section III–Lifestyle Issues

  • Eat Well & Get Regular Exercise
  • Set Up Good Sleep Habits
  • Don’t Use Tobacco Products
  • Sexual Health

  Section IV – Mental Health Facts

  • Mental Health Facts
  • Characteristics of Mental Health
  • It's Okay to Ask for Help
  • What Professional Counseling Really Is
  • Helping Someone Close to You
  • Reasons to Seek Help
  • Where to Go For Help
  • A Therapists' Who's Who
  • Various Treatment Approaches
  • How to Choose a Therapist
  • Evaluating Your Treatment
  • Tips for Mental Health
  • National Resources
 

  Section V – Common Mental Health Topics

  • Alcohol Problems
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Burnout
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Drug Dependence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gambling
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior
  • Panic Attacks
  • Paranoia
  • Parenting Issues
  • Passive/Aggressive Behavior
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relationship/Marital Problems
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Concerns
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Thoughts
 
 

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March 21, 2007