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Integrated -mitogen

Health psy. vocab. from integrated trauma

intergenerational trauma the transfer of trauma-induced harm from one generation to the next
integrative model of behavioural prediction behavior is preceded by intention, and that intention is influenced by subjective norms, and beliefs about efficacy
internal imagery technique in which an individual imagines being inside their body, experiencing a given situation
internality-externality hypothesis in people of normal weight, feelings of hunger and satiety come from within (hunger pangs or feelings of fullness), but obese people respond to external stimuli (time, sight of food)
intrusive cognitions unwanted thought, often visual in nature, related to the patient's ideas about cancer and death
invasiveness measure of extent to which hospital procedures, in a physical sense, involve piercing the skin or entering the body with instruments or have embarrassment potential
irrelevant appraisal cognitive process by which an event is appraised as having no implications for the individuals well-being
isokinetic exercise places tension on a muscle group through a complete range of motion
isotonic exercise uses weights or calisthenics to place tension on a muscle through the shortening or lengthening of the muscle group
lay referral system informal network of non-practitioners who offer their own interpretations long before any medical treatment is sought
leptin hormone that responds to weight loss by increasing hunger levels until the person's weight returns to its ideal or target level
limbic system brain areas responsible, in part, for emotion in the stress response
local anaesthetics pain-relieving chemicals that can be applied topically but are much more effective when injected at the site where the pain originates
lock-out interval time between allowable dosages, when patient-controlled analgesia is used. A device is set by a practitioner to control this period
malignant neoplasmas cancerous growths that may be treated by radiation and chemical therapy
medical jargon technical language used by a physician that is sometimes unintelligible to the patient
medical level of health promotion the orientation is disease-based and the goal is disease treatment
meditation form of relaxation in which one attempts to focus attention fully on a single thought or image
message framing the extent to which positive or negative aspects of an outcome are emphasized in a health promotion message
metastisized spread (frequently used to denote the spread of cancer)
mindfulness-based intervention (MBI) emphasizes the development of non-judging awareness and acceptance of cognitive, affective, and sensory experiences as they occur in the moment
mitogen relatively harmless substance that stimulates immune cell activity as though the immune cell were acting against an invading cell or antigen
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