Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Bedworth, David; Bedworth, Albert E.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 100
The Dictionary of Health Education provides for the first time a complete, comprehensive guide to the professional and technical words, terms, and phrases used in the health education profession.
In one volume, the Dictionary encompasses the full scope of the language of health education, bringing together the disciplines of education, medicine, public health and its sub-disciplines, history, philosophy, and political science. A vital reference tool for all health educators or those who are involved in the promotion of health, this unique book contains over 10,000 definitions of frequently used words and phrases. For ease of use, all entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced where appropriate. The dictionary also contains tables of important health and medical terms to further illustrate key ideas. This user-friendly volume is an indispensable resource to anyone who wants to speak and understand the language of health education.