Healthy Minds #2

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  1. Defensive coping examples (5)
    • Getting drunk
    • using fantasy
    • social withdrawl
    • aggression
    • drug use
  2. Active coping techniques (5)
    • Meditation
    • challenging irrational fears
    • using social support network
    • progressive relaxation
    • seeking accurate info
  3. Problem focused coping examples (5)
    • being assertive in interactions
    • reducing number of competing demands on time and energy
    • using active coping techniques
    • Planning
    • using retraint
  4. Emotion focused coping examples (5)
    • Positive outlook
    • controlling feelings
    • seeking social support
    • Acceptance/denial
    • escape/wishful thinking
  5. Define Syndrome
    A cluster of problems that often occur togeter
  6. Depression is categorised by what characteritics?
    • Emotional
    • Cognitive
    • Motivational
    • Somatic
  7. Steps of CBT
    • Educate the individual about causes of their anxiety
    • Identify anxiety-inducing thoughts, recognise negative thoughts, challenge and reduce these thoughts and replace them with more constructive thinking
    • Gradual exposure to situations which previously induced anxiety
    • Individual taught how to control physical aspects of Anxiety eg breating techniques
  8. Principles of BT
    Uses psychological learning principles (OC and CC) to help individuals develop more adaptive behaviour patterns and discontinue maladaptive ones
  9. Principles of CBT
    Aims to give individuals insight into irrational beliefs and cognitive distortions that cause distress. Show them how to replace these with rational beliefs and accurate perceptions
  10. Irrational fears are?
  11. Define Risk factors
    combination of life events and circumstances results in an increased likelihood of a person experiencing mental illness
  12. Define protective factors
    combination of life events and circumstances result in a decreased likelihood of a person experiencing a mental illness
  13. Define coping strategies
    Personal strategies that relieve stress and lead to good outcomes
  14. Examples of coping strategies (8)
    • Relaxation
    • Exercise
    • social involvement
    • nutrition
    • Stress management therapies
    • hobbies
    • rest/sleep
    • Journalling
  15. what is resilience?
    Process of adapting well in face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress.
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Healthy Minds #2
2013-05-30 07:21:52

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