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these are the phazes of the general adaptation syndrome
alarm, resistance, exhaustion
a loss of perceived control tends to result in this
the suppression of immune responses
dissociative amnesia is typically triggered by this
extreme stress
this therapist and his colleagues seek to reverse clients' catastrophizing beliefs about themselves, their situations and their futures
cognitive therapist Aaron Beck
this is a disorder in which amnesia is accompanied by physical flight from home and identity
when Hans Selye injected rats with an ovarian hormone extract, he observed this
they developed bleeding ulcers
the risk of heart disease is increased by this
smoking, lack of exercise hypertension
in which of the disorder is a person continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic arousal
generalized anxiety disorder
the process by which we appraise and cope with events that threaten or challenge us is called this
Carl Rogers is known for the development of this therapeutic approach
person (or client) centered therapy
a sense of being separated from your body and watching yourself with a sense of detachment is a symptom of this
in response to stress, the adrenal gland releases this
rats that received electric shocks were unlikely to develop ulcers if this happened
they could control the termination of the shocks
psychological disorders in which people lose contact with reality and experience irrational ideas and distorted perceptions are known as this class of disorders
psychotic disorders
the expression toward a therapist of feelings linked with earlier relationships is known as this
specific physical symptoms that have no apparent physiological basis
a conversion disorder
in the 1920's, Walter Cannon discovered that stress produced an outpouring of these into the blood stream
epinephrine and norepinephrine
the condition known as burnout results from the stress that typically accompanies this
daily work hassles
a lack of conscience or feelings of guilt is most characteristic of those who suffer from this disorder
antisocial personality disorder
psychoanalytic techniques are designed primarily to help clients do this
become aware of their repressed conflicts and impulses
compulsions are best described as this
repetitive behaviors
frequent nightmares, insomnia, and depression are symptoms most clearly associated with this
post-traumatic disorder
psychologists are most likely to define maladaptive behavior as disordered if it is this
unusual and socially unacceptable
this therapist made the most extensive use of "free association"
Sigmund Freud
offensive and unwanted thoughts that persistently preoccupy a person
the repeated association of pleasant relaxing states with stimuli that arouse fear is a central feature of these
systematic desensitization