Psychology

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Psychology
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2010-05-13 09:19:52
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  1. a person's reaction to his or her inability to cope with a certain tense event or situation
    stress
  2. a stress producing event or situation
    stressor
  3. the bodys reaction to stress
    stress reaction
  4. stress that stems from acute anxiety or pressure
    distress
  5. positive stress, which results from motivating strivings and challenges
    eustress
  6. when a person must choose between two different options that tend to result from opposing motives
    conflict situation
  7. a vague generalized apprehension or feeling to danger
    anxiety
  8. the irate reaction likely to result from frustration
    anger
  9. the usual reaction when a stressor involves real or imagined danger
    fear
  10. the bodys natural defense system against infection
    immune system
  11. information that leads someone to believe that he or she is cared for, loved, respected, and part of a network of communication and mutual obligation
    social support
  12. the interpretation of an event that helps determine its stress impact
    cognitive appraisal
  13. a coping mechanism in which a person decides that the event is really not a stressor
    denial
  14. a coping mechanism in which the person analyzes a situation from an emotionally detached viewpoint
    intellectualization
  15. lying comfortably and tensiong and releasing the tension in each major muscle group in turn
    progressive relaxation
  16. a focusing of attention with the goal of clearing ones mind and producing an inner peace
    meditation
  17. the process of learning to control bodily states by monitoring the states to be controlled
    biofeedback
  18. ability to take care of oneself and make one owns decisions
    autonomy
  19. friends force one another to reexamine their basic assumptions and perhaps adopt new ideas and beliefs
    developmental friendship
  20. combining old ideas with new ones and reorganizing feelings in order to renew ones identity
    resynthesis
  21. a vocation in which a person works at least a few years
    career
  22. the concept that women and men should receive equal pay for jobs calling for comparable skill and responsibility
    comparable worth

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