Health Science ch 2-4

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Gang violence

usually over control/power

Homicide

murder
-#1 cause of death among 15-24 year olds

Bias and Hate Crimes

brought on by a lack of diversity

Domestic Violence

violence within the home
-Spousal violence is most common
-addiction or control issue is usually the problem

African Americans

Race with highest homicide rate

Violence

behaviors that produce injury

Factors Influencing Violence

-unemployment
-poverty
-anger
-stress

Eustress

good stress; you get something good out of it
-ex: planning a vacation

Distress

bad stress; nothing positive comes from it
-ex: car doesn't work, you don't have $ to get a new one

Stress

response of the body to any demands placed on it

Stressors

anything that causes stress
-Mrs. Woods

General Adaptation Syndrome

What your body goes through when you encounter stress

Alarm

you realize you've enncountered strength

Resistance

your body attempts to adjust to the stress

Exhaustion

body breaks down due to the stress

Homeostasis

beloved physical state where all the body systems function

Sources of Stress

money, death, kids, illnesses

Burn-out

mentally and physically exhausted from doing something too much

Overload

excessive pressures from personal demands

Hassles

petty irritation
-flat tire

Pressure

forced to speed up or shift directions to meet higher standards

Change

all changes cause stress

Bipolar Depression

severe mood swings

Suicide

taking one's life
-3rd leading cause of death among 15-24 year olds
-%90 of them give hints

Warning Signs

tell somebody, moody, cut themselves

Psychologist

only treats the behavior

Psychiatrist

gives medication

Psychoanalysist

analyzes causes of problems

Psychosocial Health

combination of mental health, emotional health, social health and spiritual health

Mental Health

learn, utilize, and expressing emotions

Emotional Health

controlling and experiencing

Social Health

strong social bonds

Spiritual Health

purpose in life

Learned helplessness

your family is a certain way, you are that way

Self esteem

self-worth, self-respect
-Ways to recognize low self esteem: They're negative towards themeselves

Depression

Most common psychosocial disorder

Physical Signs of stress

look tired, loss of hair, etc.

Biofeedback

machine takes info. tells you how to handle it

Time management

procrastination

Mental

rethink it

Emotional

Laugh at it

Procrastination

wait to last minute

Depression

Most common mood disorder

Endogeneous Depression

easiest to treat

Exogenous Depression

hardest to treat

Seasonall Affective Disorder

usually winter (lack of light)

Obsessive-Compulsive

ex: washing your hands a ton of times

Anxiety Disorders

Persistent feelings of threat

Phobia

irrational fear

panic attacks

fear that causes physical symptoms

Post Traumatic Disorder

flashbacks to a bad memory in your life

Schizophrenia

irrational behaviors that alter senses

African Americans

race with highest homicide rate

Type A Personality

hard-driven, time-oriented, competetive
-good, productive worker

Type B Personality

laid back, easy going
-less pressure

Type C Personality

hopeless, helpless, complains, is a victim

Type D Personality

someone who excessively worries, and is negative
-8x more likely to die of a heart attack

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