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stress
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
stressor
Anything, internal or external, which applies psychological pressure on an individual.
stress response
the physical and psychological changes due to a stressor
coping
A person's constantly changing cognitive and psychological efforts to manage stressful situations.
eustress
Positive Stress
distress
negative stress
fight or flight response
physiological arousal response in which the body prepares to combat or escape a real or perceived theat
homeostasis
balnce
genral adaptation syndrome
the pattern followed in the physiological reponse to stress, consisting of alarm, resistance, and exdaustion phases
overload
a condition in which a person feels overly pressured by demands
burnout
exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation, usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration
background distressors
Environmental stressors of which people are often unaware.
appraisal
the interpreation and evaluation of nformation provided to the brain by the sense
suicidal ideation
A desire to die and thought about suicide
overweight
increased body weight in relation to height
body mass index
a techniqu of weitght assessent based on the relationship of the weight to height
obesity
weight disorder characterized by an accumulation of fat beyond that cnsidered normal for a person based on age, sex, and body type
hunger
strong desire for something (not food or drink)
appetite
a feeling of craving something
satiety
fullness
basal metabolic rate
body's resting rate of energy expenditure of the body under resting conditions at normal room temperature
calorie
unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
resting metabolic rate
the energy expenture of the body under BMR conditions plus other daily sedntary activites
exercise metabolic rate
the energy expenture that occur during exercise
very-low-calorie-deit
diets with a daliy calorie value of 400 to 700 calories
bias
negative or unfair attitdues or actions stemming romprejudice
anorexia nervosa
a disorder of self-starvation to the extreme
bulimia nervosa
an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by inappropriate measures, such as puring, to prevent weight gain
binge eating disorder
eating disorder characterized by recurrent binge eating, without excessive measures to prevent weight gain