PSY chp. 11, 12, 14

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PSY chp. 11, 12, 14
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  1. What are the 8 defense mechanisms? RPD RRR DS
    Repression, projection, denial, rationalization, regression, reaction, displacement, and sublimation.
  2. What is humanistic psychology?
    The belief that people have a tendency towards growth and will realize full potential.
  3. What is self-actualization?
    Develop to one's fullest potential.
  4. What are cardinal traits?
    Every action can be traced to their influence.
  5. What are central traits?
    General traits to describe oneself.
  6. What are surface traits?
    Observable qualities.
  7. What are source traits?
    Underlie surface traits.
  8. What are the 5 big factor theories? OCEAN
    Openness, consciousness, extroversion-introversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism.
  9. What is a panic attack?
    episode of overwhelming anxiety; takes changes as life threatening.
  10. What are social phobias?
    fear or avoidance of social situations.
  11. What is general anxiety disorder?
    chronic, excessive worrying over everything
  12. What is obsession?
    Thought or impulse that causes distress.
  13. What is compulsion?
    Persistent and irrational urge to perform an act.

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