DSST* Study Guide

Health and Human Development

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Health and Human Development exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the DSST* Exam

The Here's to Your Health DSST exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an undergraduate introductory course on health and nutrition. InstantCert's course for this subject is a broad overview of all things health-related including what makes up good health, things that can have a negative effect on your health, and ways to improve your health through fitness and nutrition.

Topics Covered in this Course

Health, Wellness, and Mind/Body Connection
Responsible health, wellness, and lifestyles
Mental health defined
Psychological disorders
Stress management and coping mechanisms
Addictive behaviors
Human Development and Relationships
Reproduction
Sexuality
Intimate relationships
Healthy aging
Death and bereavement
Substance Use and Abuse
Alcohol
Tobacco
Other drugs
Substance-use behaviors
Fitness and Nutrition
Components of physical fitness
Good nutrition and its effects
Risk Factors, Disease, and Disease Prevention
Infectious diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases
The cardiovascular system
Types of cancer
Immune disorders
Diabetes, arthritis, and genetic-related disorders
Common neurological disorders
Safety, Consumer Awareness, and Environmental Concerns
Intentional injuries and violence
Consumer awareness
Environmental concerns

Customer Test Results for this Exam

1534 users submitted test results since February, 2006.
1479 of those users reported a passing score (96%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Jun 8, 2020passed429
Mar 6, 2020passed459
Feb 25, 2020passed418
Feb 20, 2020passed460
Nov 25, 2019passed475
Nov 19, 2019passed451
Oct 3, 2019passed415
Sep 23, 2019passed461
Sep 9, 2019passed434
Aug 15, 2019passed443
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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- 355 flashcards with detailed explanations.
- Updated "Insider" tips from other students.
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