Health Exam Vocab Words (Part 1) (Chapters 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12)

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Final Exam 2011 Northside

Delayed Gratification

Voluntarily postponing an immediate reward in order to finish a task before enjoying a reward.

Good Character

A person who uses self-control to act on responsible values.

Positive self-esteem

A person's belief that he or she is worthy and deserves respect.

Self-Control

Degree to which one regulates his or her own behavior.

Self-esteem

A person's positive or negative belief about his or her worth.

Self-respect

High regard for oneself.

Value

Standard or belief, such as compassion, good citizenship, and respect.

Addiction

A compelling desire to use a drug or to engage in a certain behavior, continued use despite negative consequences, and loss of control.

Attitude

Feeling or emotion toward something or someone.

Codependence

A problem in which people neglect themselves to care for, control, or try to "fix" someone else.

Mental Disorder

Behavioral or psychological syndrome or pattern that occurs in an individual and that is associated with distress or disability or with significantly increased risk of suffering, death, pain, disability, or an important loss of freedom.

Personality

An individual's unique pattern of characteristic that makes him or her different from others.

Relapse

Return to a previous behavior.

Support group

Groups of people who help one another recover from a particular disease, and addication.

Cognitive disorder

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Anxiety disorder

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Fours things that influence personality

1.Focus energy
2.Gather information
3.Make decisions
4.Get work done

Emotion

A specific feeling, such as anger, happiness, or anxiety.

General Adaption Syndrome (GAS)

Series of body changes resulting from stress-- the alarm, resistance, and exhaustion stages.

Hostility

A chronic state of anger.

Psychosomatic disease

Physical illness or disorder caused or worsened by emotional states.

Serotonin

Chemical involved in controlling states of consciousness and mood.

Stress

Response of the body to daily living demands.

Anticipatory grief

Grief felt before a loss.

Antidepressant

Drug used to relieve depression.

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Talk therapy that can help modify behavior.

Empathy

Ability to share others' emotions or feelings.

Grief

Deep emotional distress caused by a loss.

Invincible

To view yourself as incapable of being harmed.

Life crisis

Event or experience that causes a high stress level.

Loss

Feeling that occurs when something changes or ends or someone dies.

Major depression

Mood disorder with long-lasting feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, or sadness.

Minor depression

Mood disorder with mild feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, or sadness that may go away or become chronic.

Parasuicide

Suicide attempt in which the person does not intend to die.

Resiliency

Ability to adjust, recover, bounce back, and learn from hard times.

Five stages of loss and grief on order

1.Denying
2.Being angry
3.Bargaining
4.Being depressed
5.Accepting

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