Flashcards - Crisis Intervention Purpose & Theories

Flashcards - Crisis Intervention Purpose & Theories
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neglect
Neglect is a form of abuse where the perpetrator is responsible for caring for someone who is unable to care for himself or herself but fails to do so
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nuclear family
A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children
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blended family
A stepfamily or blended family is a family where at least one parent has children that are not genetically related to the other spouse or partner
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stimulant
Stimulants are psychoactive drugs that induce temporary improvements in either mental or physical functions or both
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hallucinogen
A hallucinogen is a psychoactive agent which can cause hallucinations, perceptual anomalies, and other substantial subjective changes in thoughts, emotion, and consciousness
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Suicide
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
Suicide
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death
hallucinogen
A hallucinogen is a psychoactive agent which can cause hallucinations, perceptual anomalies, and other substantial subjective changes in thoughts, emotion, and consciousness
stimulant
Stimulants are psychoactive drugs that induce temporary improvements in either mental or physical functions or both
blended family
A stepfamily or blended family is a family where at least one parent has children that are not genetically related to the other spouse or partner
nuclear family
A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children
neglect
Neglect is a form of abuse where the perpetrator is responsible for caring for someone who is unable to care for himself or herself but fails to do so
sexual
Human sexuality is the capacity of humans to have erotic experiences and responses
crisis
A crisis is any event that is, or is expected to lead to, an unstable and dangerous situation affecting an individual, group, community, or whole society
School violence
School violence is widely held to have become a serious problem in recent decades in many countries, especially where weapons such as guns or knives are involved
Substance dependency
Substance dependence also known as drug dependence is an adaptive state that develops from repeated drug administration, and which results in withdrawal upon cessation of drug use
alcoholic
Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder , is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in problems
rehabilitation counselor
Rehabilitation counseling is focused on helping people who have disabilities achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals through a counseling process
intervention
Intervention is an American television series dealing with the struggles faced by many different kinds of addicts

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