33 terms


psychosomatic illness
mind plays a role in causing an actual physical illness (ulcer and migraine)
mental illness where one has trouble adjusting to environment (depression, anxiety, day dreams, panic attack, o.c.d, s.a.d)
what mental illness where one has trouble adjusting to environment is most common?
mental illness where one loses touch with reality, paranoia, schizophrenia, multiple personalities, bipolar, ptsd
intense irrational fear
good stress
encourages your growth with challenges you can meet (goal setting)
bad stress
paralyzes you and prevents your growth
prepares for action (fight vs. flight; fight instinct)
body tries to return to normal (flight instinct)
body's defense mechanisms get worn down, mental and physical illness
guidelines that determine what is important to you and how you lead your life
love, anger, fear
what are the 3 basic emotions?
inborn drives or needs
a mental illness where one has trouble adjusting to environment, the most common
self concept/self esteem
a large factor in mental health which involves how you see yourself
warning signs of suicide,
acting depressed, become a loner, change in sleep or eating habits, asks questions about life after death, gives away possessions, loses interest in schoolwork, begins to smoke, drink, use drugs, drastic change in behavior
helping someone who is going to commit suicide
listen to the person, don't be judgmental, don't downgrade their problems, inform others of your concerns, point out that death is final, don't challenge them in an attempt to shock them out of idea
physical needs
hunger, thirst, sleep, shelter, safety
emotional needs
love, belonging, personal value, esteem
asethetic needs
learning, appreciate beauty, need for order/balance
physical needs
what comes on bottom maslow's heirarchy of needs?
emotional needs
what comes second from bottom on maslow's heirarchy of needs?
asethetic needs
what comes third on maslow's heirarchy of needs? (from bottom)
self actualization needs
reach or strive for full potential, being the best we can be, do what we are capable of doing, and do it as well as we can
self actualization needs
what is on the top of maslow's heirarchy of needs?
problem solving steps
identify problem, identify all of possible choices, consider or evaluate consequences of each possible choice, select the best choice and act, evaluate the results of your choice
ordinary stress
everyday stresses (tests, games, relationships)
short term stress
intense but get over it quickly
chronic stress
a series of shocks which are not quickly solved, (school, jobs, marriage)
3 stages of stress
response, resistance, exhaustion
what season has highest suicide rate?
what state has highest suicide rate?
highest suicide rate of jobs
psychiatrist, dentist, lawyer