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H & F Term 11

Mental/Emotional Health - Chapter 2, 3, & 4

reaction to a situation that involves your mind, body, and behavior emotion
happiness, sadness, anger, and fear primary emotions
love, guilt, and shame learned emotions
a way of dealing with an uncomfortable or unbearable feeling or situation coping strategies
coping strategies that help you to protect yourself from difficult feelings defense mechanisms
refusing to recognize an emotion or problem denial
making up for weaknesses in one area by exelling in another compensation
making excuses for actions or feelings rationalization
reacting in a way opposite to the way you feel reaction formation
putting your own faults onto another person projection
returning to immature behaviors to express emotions regression
the response of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened stress
positive stress eustress
negative stress distress
an event or situation that causes stress stressor
4 types of stressors major life changes, catastrophes, everyday problems, and environmental problems
initial reaction of the body to stress fight-or-flight response
stages of stress alarm stage, resistance stage, and exhaustion stage
an illness that affects the mind and reduces a person's ability to fuction mental illness
generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, panic attack, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder anxiety disorders
bipolar and dpression mood disorders
severe disturbances in thinking, mood, awareness, and behavior schizophrenia
display rigid patterns of behavior that make it difficult to get along with others personality disorder
mental disorder that reveals itself through abnormal behaviors related to food eating disorder
person who doesn't eat enogh food to maintain a healthy weight anorexia nervosa
uncontrolled eating binges followed by purging, or removing, the food from their bodies bulimia
uncontrollable urge to eat large amounts of food binge eating disorder
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