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The ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in life
Mental/Emotional Health
1-5 levels of Abraham Maslow's heirarchy of needs
1.Physical
2.Safety
3.Belonging
4.Feeling Reconized
5.Reaching potential
The two main influences of your personality
Heredity and enviroment
Signals that tell your mind and body how to react
Emotions
A chemical secreted by your glands that regulates the activities of diferent body cells
Hormones
The ability to imagine and understand how someone feels
Empathy
Fear that results from an imagined threat
Phobia
The intentional use of unfriendly or offensive behaviors.
Hostility
The building blocks of development that help young people grow up as healthy, caring and responsible person
Developmental assets
Your sense of yourself as a unique person.
Personal Identity
Helpful comments that point out problems and urge you to do better
Constructive Criticism
Mental processes that protect individuals from strong or stressful emotions and situations
Defense mechanism
When does fear become a problem?
When it is irrations or uncontrolable
Reaction of body and mind to everyday challenges and demands
Stress
The act of beoming aware through the senses
Perception
How much ______ to feels depends on your perception
Stress
List the five categories of stressors
Biological, enviromental, cognitive(thinking), personal behavior, life situation
The two systems that your body use to respond to stress.
Nervous and endocrine
Either you defend or you flee
"Fight-or-flight response"
The three stages in stress response
Alarm,Resistance,Fatigue
The three types of fatigue && example
1.Physical (Muscle work)
2.Psychological (constant worry)
3.Pathological (overworking body defenses in fighting disease)
A very bad form of stree that have bad consequences
Chronic Stress
Condition of feeling uneasy and worried about what may happen
Anxiety
Prolonged helplessness, sadness, and hopelessness
Depression
Response to stressful event and can go away
Reactive Depression
Medical condition requiring professional help and treatment. Severe and lasts long
Major Depression
The ability to adopt effectively and recover from disappointment, dificulty, or crisis
Resiliency
Conditions that shield individuals from the negative consequences of exposure to risk
Protective Factors
Illness of the mid that can affect the thought, feelings and behaviors of a person
Mental Disorder
What percentage of the US population is affected by some form of mental disorder each year
20%
Of the people who suffer from mental health, what fraction of people actually get the help the need?
1/3
Disorder involving brain damage-brain tumors and toxins cause
Organic disorder
Disorder not involving brain damage-heredity and stress causes
Functional disorder
A condition in which real/imagined fears difficult to control
Anxiety Disorder
Strong fear of something specific
Phobia
Pattern of repeated thoughts and behaviors
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Sudden, unexpected feelings of terror
Panic Disorder
Condition after terryfying affect
Post-Traumatic stress disorder
Illness that involved mood extremes that intefere with everyday living
Mood Disorder
2 types of Mood Disorders
Clynical Depression and Bipolar disorder
Pattern of behavior in which the right others/social rules are violated
Conduct Disorders
Severe mental disorder in which a person loses contact with reality
Schizophrenia
Feeling isolated and seperated from everything else
Alienation
Intentionally taking one's own life
Suicide
A series of suicides within a short period of time and involving several people in same school or community
Cluster Suicides