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Health Science ch 2-4

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Gang violence
usually over control/power
Homicide
murder
-#1 cause of death among 15-24 year olds
Bias and Hate Crimes
brought on by a lack of diversity
Domestic Violence
violence within the home
-Spousal violence is most common
-addiction or control issue is usually the problem
African Americans
Race with highest homicide rate
Violence
behaviors that produce injury
Factors Influencing Violence
-unemployment
-poverty
-anger
-stress
Eustress
good stress; you get something good out of it
-ex: planning a vacation
Distress
bad stress; nothing positive comes from it
-ex: car doesn't work, you don't have $ to get a new one
Stress
response of the body to any demands placed on it
Stressors
anything that causes stress
-Mrs. Woods
General Adaptation Syndrome
What your body goes through when you encounter stress
Alarm
you realize you've enncountered strength
Resistance
your body attempts to adjust to the stress
Exhaustion
body breaks down due to the stress
Homeostasis
beloved physical state where all the body systems function
Sources of Stress
money, death, kids, illnesses
Burn-out
mentally and physically exhausted from doing something too much
Overload
excessive pressures from personal demands
Hassles
petty irritation
-flat tire
Pressure
forced to speed up or shift directions to meet higher standards
Change
all changes cause stress
Bipolar Depression
severe mood swings
Suicide
taking one's life
-3rd leading cause of death among 15-24 year olds
-%90 of them give hints
Warning Signs
tell somebody, moody, cut themselves
Psychologist
only treats the behavior
Psychiatrist
gives medication
Psychoanalysist
analyzes causes of problems
Psychosocial Health
combination of mental health, emotional health, social health and spiritual health
Mental Health
learn, utilize, and expressing emotions
Emotional Health
controlling and experiencing
Social Health
strong social bonds
Spiritual Health
purpose in life
Learned helplessness
your family is a certain way, you are that way
Self esteem
self-worth, self-respect
-Ways to recognize low self esteem: They're negative towards themeselves
Depression
Most common psychosocial disorder
Physical Signs of stress
look tired, loss of hair, etc.
Biofeedback
machine takes info. tells you how to handle it
Time management
procrastination
Mental
rethink it
Emotional
Laugh at it
Procrastination
wait to last minute
Depression
Most common mood disorder
Endogeneous Depression
easiest to treat
Exogenous Depression
hardest to treat
Seasonall Affective Disorder
usually winter (lack of light)
Obsessive-Compulsive
ex: washing your hands a ton of times
Anxiety Disorders
Persistent feelings of threat
Phobia
irrational fear
panic attacks
fear that causes physical symptoms
Post Traumatic Disorder
flashbacks to a bad memory in your life
Schizophrenia
irrational behaviors that alter senses
African Americans
race with highest homicide rate
Type A Personality
hard-driven, time-oriented, competetive
-good, productive worker
Type B Personality
laid back, easy going
-less pressure
Type C Personality
hopeless, helpless, complains, is a victim
Type D Personality
someone who excessively worries, and is negative
-8x more likely to die of a heart attack