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HLTH 4300 Personal Health and Wellness: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HLTH 4300 Required Course Readings

 

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

Enter your myWalden user name and password at the prompt.

Baxter, R. (1990). Some public attitudes about health and the environment. Environmental Health Perspectives, 86, 261–269.

Bishop, F., & Yardley, L. (2010). The development and initial validation of a new measure of lay definitions of health: The wellness beliefs scale. Psychology & Health, 25(3), 271–287.

Chinn, D. (2011). Critical health literacy: A review and critical analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 73(1), 60–67.

Hawks, S. (2004). Spiritual wellness, holistic health, and the practice of health education. American Journal of Health Education, 35(1), 11–16.

Kirsten, T.G.J.C., Van der Walt, H.J.L., & Viljoen, C.T. (2009). Health, well-being and wellness: An anthropological eco-systematic approach. Health SA Gesondheid, 14(1), 1–7.

Luepker, R. V. (2011). Cardiovascular disease: Rise, fall, and future prospects. Annual Review of Public Health, 32, 1–3.

Meetoo, D. (2008). Chronic diseases: The silent global epidemic. British Journal of Nursing (BJN), 17(21), 1320–1325.

Sparks, K., Faragher, B. and Cooper, C. L. (2001), Well-being and occupational health in the 21st century workplace. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 74: 489–509.

Vandekerckhove, M., & Cluydts, R. (2010). The emotional brain and sleep: An intimate relationship. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 14(4), 219–226.