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Flashcards - Handling Stress & Crises

Flashcards - Handling Stress & Crises
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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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social isolation
Social isolation refers to a self-imposed state of complete or near-complete lack of contact between an individual and society
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Abuse
Abuse is the improper usage or treatment of an entity, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit
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Domestic violence
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation
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solution-focused coping
In psychology, coping means to invest own conscious effort, to solve personal and interpersonal problems, in order to try to master, minimize or tolerate stress and conflict
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solution-focused coping
In psychology, coping means to invest own conscious effort, to solve personal and interpersonal problems, in order to try to master, minimize or tolerate stress and conflict
Domestic violence
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation
Abuse
Abuse is the improper usage or treatment of an entity, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit
social isolation
Social isolation refers to a self-imposed state of complete or near-complete lack of contact between an individual and society
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
fight or flight response
The fight-or-flight response is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival
crisis situation
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
stressors
A stressor is a chemical or biological agent, environmental condition, external stimulus or an event that causes stress to an organism
suicidal ideation
Suicidal ideation, also known as suicidal thoughts, concerns thoughts about or an unusual preoccupation with suicide
endorphins
Endorphins are endogenous opioid neuropeptides in humans and other animals
Stress
Physiological or biological stress is an organism's response to a stressor such as an environmental condition

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