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The phrase “mental steadiness” refers to ______________________.
Wellness, as defined in the text, includes ______________________.
Well balanced, developmentally appropriate social behaviors ______________________.
The greatest contributor to job satisfaction is ______________.
job duties that are consistent with skill set
The “Strange Situation” created a way for researchers to ____________________.
Later research based upon the Strange Situation found that ______________________.
Self care is __________________________.
Wellness wheels are __________________________.
A. subjective to each person and ten people and make ten different wellness wheels
The Diathesis-stress hypothesis __________________________.
Lee Vygotsky was a psychologist who __________________________.
When extracting the concepts in the Serenity prayer, spiritual balance can be perceived as ________________________.
focusing on the present and not being judgmental about it
The six universal emotions include ________________________.
From a balanced perspective, Marsha Linehan talked about being in “wise mind.” Wise mind is __________________________.
The hypothalamus aids in _____________ balance.
Nighttime exhaustion is primarily due to ______________________.
the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) signaling the release of melatonin
____________ is an Eastern form of wellness that allows one to see how the mind can impact body functions. An example of this form of wellness is ____________.
Success of mental health therapy has been researched and found that, for the most part, therapy is more effective than ineffective. In one of the original research projects, a statistical value of .85 was given as a result to described the success of mental health therapy. The value .85 represents _____________.
the effect size
Smith, Glass, and Miller summarized studies that compared different types of therapy or that compared the effectiveness of therapy against a control group, or those that did not receive therapy. reports to locate every study that met a certain criteria. This research included over 475 studies with over 10,000 research participants. This type of research is also known as _______________.
The Smith, Glass, and Miller research that included over 475 studies and over 10,000 research participants found that ____________________.
there was no evidence to suggest that any one type of therapy was more effective than any other type.
CBT states that in order to minimize the onset/worsening of depression and anxiety, it is important to monitor ________________________.
The process of socialization begins _______________________.
Signs of social imbalance in children include those who are ____________________.
According to the World Health Organization, the obesity rate has __________________.
You just purchased a piece of furniture that requires some assembly; you take the pieces out of the box and lay them on the floor. You then look at the directions before beginning to assemble. This is an example of you being in ______________.
You just purchased a piece of furniture that requires some assembly, you take the pieces out of the box and begin to assemble. One piece does not seem to fit and you try and “make it fit.” As such, the piece breaks. When the piece breaks, you scream “I’ll never be able to do this” and throw the broken piece, which puts a hole in the dry wall. This is an example of you being in _______________.
Cynical shyness can occur ________________________.
Muscle dysmorphia is ___________________________.
What are two reasons why males are more likely overlooked for a diagnosis of anorexia?
In the mind of a socially imbalanced child, ___________________.
An example of a cross gender consequence of anorexia is anemia. Anemia is characterized by _______________.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of therapy developed by Marsha M. Linehan at the University of Washington. DBT is based upon three states of mind: reasonable mind, wise mind, and emotional mind. Reasonable mind is characterized by ____________________.
Although stress is subjective, stress can be felt when there is a threat of losing things such as money, seniority, and/or a relationship. Within the definition of stress, these are all examples of __________________.
The HPA axis explanation states that short term stress can be beneficial. However, prolonged exposure to stress results in the HPA axis remaining active. This can be unhealthy because ____________________.
Even though it would not be in a person’s long term best interest to suppress stressors, when could this be helpful as a form of stress management?
If a stressor is unavoidable, there are still measures one can take to minimize the intensity of the stress. For instance, taking a final psychology exam can be an unavoidable stressor. How might the magnitude of this stressor be minimized?
Think to yourself, “Once I finish this test, I’ll be one step closer to graduating.”
Sophia is about to enter a new job waitressing. She has never waited tables before and is unsure that she made the correct choice taking a PT job while in school. However, she realizes that a PT job is something she needs to do right now. As a friend of Sophia’s, how would you know that her level of stress is working for her?
The ability to regulate emotions becomes difficult when ________________________.
According to the CUSS, a person experiencing the death of a friend is one of the most stressful things a young person can experience. How might a person experience the same or greater level of stress, without experiencing the death of a close friend?
--He is faking his symptoms because he wants to go out on disability until he can retire.
---He has been overly focused on his family to the point that he has neglected his stress for the past 25 years.
_____ are more likely than ______ to respond to stress by activating the _______-or-_______ response
Stress creates an emotional and behavioral reaction that prepares the body for action. This is better known as the ________________.
Tend and befriend is a response to stress that is most commonly used by ____________.
Two people have recent mid terms in one day. Person A says to person Person B, “This will be impossible” while Person B says to Person A, “This is how I’m going to manage my time.” Based upon the reading, person B will likely do better on than Person A because ______________________.
A set of 16 year old twins have the same curfew and an equal division of chores. In addition, there are also school and after school demands. They also have an active social life. Mandy reflects on her busy schedule and thinks, “I’d do better in school if my parents gave me less chores… I have too many responsibilities.” Sandy, on the other hand, thinks, “I have enough responsibilities to keep me out of trouble.” Sandy, overall, feels a lower level of stress because ____________________.
People with “anger management issues”, clinical levels of depression, or suffer from panic attacks share a common theme. That theme is _________________.
Training yourself the skills of self regulation (not slouching in seats, avoiding junk food) on a regular basis are more likely to improve their ________________.
Although many people can experience episodes of sleeplessness and social withdrawal, it does not mean that that the person has posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). What would be the needed criteria in order to consider PTSD?
Any stimuli, either internal thoughts or external events, can cause a person to experience stress. The individual stimuli that occur are referred to as _____________.
The degree that stress is experienced can vary, depending on the person. In a study by Meyer Friedman and R. H. Rosenman, couples can experience the same life situations, but husbands experienced more severe consequences, specifically more heart disease than did the wives. What was the rationale for this, as per the researchers?
The experience of pain, where there is a physical explanation that is negatively impacted upon by emotional states such as fear, depression, stress, or anxiety, is known as ___________ pain.
The difference between acute and chronic pain is _______________________.
Associated more with chronic pain, especially if the person is prescribed pain medication, is _____________, or chronic pain is felt despite the use of pain medication. This can be experienced suddenly, as the result of seemingly insignificant moving, or as the effects of pain medication beginning to wear off.
Soft tissue damage is an example of ___________ pain while nerve damage is an example of __________ pain.
A phenomena known as the "pain prone" individual exists in. What is a "pain prone" individual?
Somatization disorder is a psychological disorder in which a person experiences numerous long-lasting but seemingly unrelated physical ailments that have no identifiable physical cause. The symptoms (such as joint aches, vomiting, nausea, muscle weakness, as well as sexual dysfunction) are real and cause distress to the individual, but they are due entirely to psychological factors. The first signs and symptoms of somatoform disorder are more likely to occur in those ________________________.
---who are under stress, female, and in early stages of adulthood
---who are male children who start feeling pressure to earn good grades
In the practice of acupuncture, chi stagnation is _____________________.
That's incorrect. Acupuncture is a branch of Chinese medicine that works with energy of the body. The goal of acupuncture is achieved when needles are left inserted for an extended period of time as this promotes the flow of chi. The flow of chi creates healing energy. There is a dull ache that occurs when acupuncture needles are manipulated. This is the freeing energy that ultimately reaches the organs of the body, and promotes pain relief and wellness.
The type of treatment that includes collaboration between professional and patient to provide a sense of control for the patient is called _________________.
The negative impact of non acceptance of pain is that _____________________.
--it contributes to a Somatoform Disorder
--the combination of pain and the non acceptance of the pain results in suffering
In the management of pain, aguantar refers to ___________________.
In the activity that talked about the influence of our thoughts on our physical wellbeing, the speaker emphasizes that Eastern influence in wellness should focus on taking a _________________________.
How would Marsha Linehan explain the process of making a wise minded decision?
Repeatedly engaging in a behavior, such as meditation, can lead to changes in the structure of the brain because neurons can make new connections with each other. The ability of the brain to change in this way is known as ____________.
As outlined in an activity in this module, another name for multi tasking is _________________.
One of the videos on interpersonal effectiveness described it as ______________________.
Although difficult to define due to its’ subjective nature, mindfulness can be described as _________________________.
recognizing, acknowledging, investigating, but not identifying with emotions
How does one differentiate the three states of mind as discussed by Marsha M. Linehan?
Reasonable Mind is the ability to think logically and focus solely on facts. Emotional Mind can culminate in emotionally based behaviors that may have long term consequences. Wise Mind is an overlap of Reasonable Mind and Emotion Mind.
ACCEPTS skills can be utilized in situations where emotions are escalated so a person is distracted from an emotional trigger. Being aware of others who are less fortunate, watching situation comedies, and holding ice cubes are which of the following types of ACCEPTS skills, respectively?
A body scan can be an effective way to manage ____________________.
emotional experiences such as anger, mood, and level of tension
A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program includes the practice of ____________________.
True or False: Regular meditation practice can greatly improve a person’s ability to detect patterns and perceive structure.
True or False: In order to engage in meditation correctly, one needs to find a dark quiet room and sit or lay down with their eyes closed.
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