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the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
Anything, internal or external, which applies psychological pressure on an individual.
the physical and psychological changes due to a stressor
A person's constantly changing cognitive and psychological efforts to manage stressful situations.
fight or flight response
physiological arousal response in which the body prepares to combat or escape a real or perceived theat
genral adaptation syndrome
the pattern followed in the physiological reponse to stress, consisting of alarm, resistance, and exdaustion phases
a condition in which a person feels overly pressured by demands
exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation, usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration
Environmental stressors of which people are often unaware.
the interpreation and evaluation of nformation provided to the brain by the sense
A desire to die and thought about suicide
increased body weight in relation to height
body mass index
a techniqu of weitght assessent based on the relationship of the weight to height
weight disorder characterized by an accumulation of fat beyond that cnsidered normal for a person based on age, sex, and body type
strong desire for something (not food or drink)
a feeling of craving something
basal metabolic rate
body's resting rate of energy expenditure of the body under resting conditions at normal room temperature
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
diets with a daliy calorie value of 400 to 700 calories
negative or unfair attitdues or actions stemming romprejudice
a disorder of self-starvation to the extreme
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