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Emotional Health Terms

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Adrenaline
Release during the alarm stage of stress
Bipolar Disorder
Manic depression
Brain Death
No brain activity
Clinical Death
Heart and lungs stop
Cortisol
damaging stress hormone
Defense Mechanisms
Denial is an example of these
Depression
Overwhelming sadness requiring treatment
Destress
Bad stress
Dysthymia
Minor depression
Emotions
Feelings
Endorphins
body's natural pain killers
Eustress
Good stress
General Adaptation Syndrome
The stress response
Hospice
Care for the terminally ill
Mental Illness
Brain disorders
Personality
Ones unique set of characteristics
Post-traumatic stress syndrome
Symptoms include flashbacks of the trauma
Psychosomatic
Mind body connection
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Treatment includes light treatment / therapy
Self Esteem
How you feel about yourself
Serotonin
Neurotransmitter that helps with depression
Stigma
Mark of social disgrace
Stress
Bodies way of adapting to demands of life
Stressors
Cause of stress
Thanatology
Study of death and dying