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Psych Project Fall18

Psychology Project Terms Fall 2018

TermDefinition
Precursor Something that happens before something else
Compensation Strengthen one to hide another
Displacement Take it out on someone else
Introjection Conform feelings for approval
Sublimation Convert negative acceptable
ASD acute stress disorder, it is an anxiety disorder that develops after experience with a traumatic event
Feeling numb, detached, or being emotionally unresponsive are symptoms of Acute Stress Disorder
Derealization The environment seems strange or unreal to person
Cognitive behavioral therapy Aims to change cognitions, or patterns of thought surrounding the traumatic incident
Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy is guided hypnosis, or a trance-like state of focus and concentration achieved with the help of a clinical hypnotherapist
What is PTSD? a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event, either experiencing it or witnessing it
What are the two types of therapy that will help with PTSD? Cognitive processing therapy and Prolonged exposure therapy
___% of americans go through a traumatic experience, while only ___% will have PTSD from the traumatic event What is 70%, 20%
What is one nickname for PTSD? Shell Shock
What are some symptoms of PTSD? Depression, anxiety, hallucinations, poor memory, emotional numbness, etc…
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder a disorder in which a person has recurrent and unwanted thoughts, a drive to perform repetitive and rigid actions, or both
Obsession a persistent thought, urge, or image that is experienced repeatedly, feels intrusive, and causes anxiety
Compulsion a repetitive and rigid behavior or mental act that a person feels driven to perform in order to prevent or reduce anxiety
Can OCD be cured? there is no cure but treatments including: Prescribed medicine, talk therapy or psychotherapy can lesson how much symptoms interfere with your life
What indicates that you might have OCD? If habits keep you from doing what you want to for at least an hour a day, you may have OCD
What causes OCD? OCD can be caused by learned behavior, genetics, or chemical, structural and functional abnormalities in the brain
Generalized Anxiety Disorder A psychological disorder characterized by excessive or disproportionate anxiety about several aspects of life, such as work, social relationships, or financial matters
Depression Feelings of severe despondency and dejection
Stress A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances
Therapy Treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder
Coping Mechanism Ways to which external or internal stress is managed, adapted to or acted upon
Insomnia Trouble falling asleep, trouble remaining asleep through the night
Muscle Tension muscles of the body remain semi-contracted for an extended period
Fatigue extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness
Cognitive behavioral therapy a type of psychotherapy in which negative patterns of thought about the self and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders such as depression
The name given to a medicine that can help relieve the symptoms of depression, such as low mood, anxiety, and worthlessness
Buspirone is an anti-anxiety medicine that affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety
Benzodiazepines are a class of agents that work in the central nervous system and are used for a variety of medical conditions, (They act on specific receptors in the brain, called gamma-aminobutyric acid-A (GABA-A) receptors, Benzodiazepines attach to these receptors an
IAD Illness Anxiety Disorder
Signs of IAD occur around ages 25-35
CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Diagnosis of CBT is dependent upon Depends on symptoms reported by patient and family
Physical symptoms of CBT are rarely present
IAD can be cured almost never
Panic Disorder type of anxiety disorder that causes panic attacks
Panic attack sudden fear accompanied by chest pain, and and trembling
Symptoms of panic attack sweating, fast heartbeat, shaking, and chest pain
Agoraphobia fear of places that may cause panic attacks
Symptoms of agoraphobia afraid of leaving house, sweating, and shaking
Generalized Anxiety Disorder A psychological disorder characterized by excessive or disproportionate anxiety about several aspects of life, such as work, social relationships, or financial matters
Depression Feelings of severe despondency and dejection
Stress A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances
Therapy Treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder
Coping Mechanism Ways to which external or internal stress is managed, adapted to or acted upon
Insomnia Trouble falling asleep, trouble remaining asleep through the night
Muscle Tension muscles of the body remain semi-contracted for an extended period
Fatigue extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness
Cognitive behavioral therapy a type of psychotherapy in which negative patterns of thought about the self and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders such as depression
Buspirone is an anti-anxiety medicine that affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety
Benzodiazepines a class of agents that work in the central nervous system and are used for a variety of medical conditions (They act on specific receptors in the brain, called gamma-aminobutyric acid-A (GABA-A) receptors Benzodiazepines attach to these receptors and make
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