Unit 2 Vocab . Personal Health
Terms in this set (58)
pride and confidence in oneself; a feeling that one is behaving with honor and dignity.
the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.
character is an evaluation of an individual's stable moral qualities.
the ability to control oneself, in particular one's emotions and desires or the expression of them in one's behavior, especially in difficult situations.
ability to put off something mildly fun or pleasurable
confidence in one's own worth or abilities; self-respect.
person's overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth.
the ability to establish positive and rewarding relationships with others
an interpersonal contact that helps a person feel encouragement and support, choose responsible behaviors, and recognize options
Emotional pollution is transmitted covertly by body language, facial expressions, and tone of voice and more overtly by language and behavior
the combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character.
a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person's behavior.
refusal to accept any standard short of perfection.
is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.
a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear.
General anxiety disorder
exaggerated worry and tension that is unfounded or much more severe than the normal anxiety most people experience
a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one's circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.
a physical disease that is thought to be caused, or made worse, by mental factors
they are not able to communicate their feelings
hostile behavior; unfriendliness or opposition.
the process of learning to recognize signs that you're becoming angry, and taking action to calm down and deal with the situation in a productive way.
pressure or tension
General adaption syndrome
the predictable way the body responds to stress
wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's level of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning.
period of life ranging from twenties to thirties
s a mood disorder
It involves low mood and/or loss of interest and pleasure in usual activities
the act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally
An apparent attempt at suicide, commonly called a suicidal gesture, in which the aim is not death
a result of contagion (sometimes referred to as copycat)
the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.
the fact or process of losing something or someone.
deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone's death.
The normal mourning that occurs when a patient or family is expecting a death
too powerful to be defeated or overcome.
the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
5 stages of loss and grief
1. Denial and isolation; 2. Anger; 3. Bargaining; 4. Depression; 5. Acceptance.
all the descendants of a common ancestor.
Ideally each child is nurtured, respected, and grows up to care for others and develop strong and healthy relationships.
is a family in which conflict, misbehavior
a gentle feeling of fondness or liking.
the principle that hard work is intrinsically virtuous or worthy of reward.
Contract by which one acquires the benefit of a regular service for a fixed price for a fixed term.
A balanced relationship that promotes mutual respect and healthful behavior
The term "give and take," as it applies to friendship, means that two people make concessions and compromises in order to have an emotionally balanced relationship.
the self-absorbed friend won't even notice or care enough to contact you to find out what is the matter
he continued use or enjoyment of a right.
a particular aspect, point, or detail.
widespread belief that someone or something has a particular habit or characteristic.
is one of the nicest and most helpful people you know
a person or thing that makes something possible.
Closely , stick
a substance used for fixing a photographic image.
the amount of space between two places or things
a person in charge of an organization's finances.
place in the middle.
a person who uses something to bad effect or for a bad purpose.
a person who tells lies.