The preferred way to manage stress whenever there is a reasonable possibility of success
May serve as a valuable "window" that influences not only how individuals appraise stress but also how they cope with stress
An adaptive response to stress which allows us to remain in the stressful situation but in a less active way than with an assertive approach
how stress is labeled when events have a harmful effect
A response to stressful situations that involoves a change in our behavior due to another's direct influences
Making mutual concessions with another person
Severe mental disorders that interfere with a perception of reality
Mild emotional disturbances that impair judgement
A complex emotion that occurs when we fear losing a close relationship with another person or have lost in already
Energizing and directing our efforts toward a meaningful goal
A complex pattern of changes that includes physiological arousal, subjective feeling, cognitive processes, and behavior reactions-all in response to a situation we perceive to be personally significant.
Goal-directed activities that energize and dircect behavior
A method for treating mental disorders by mental rather than physical means
People who tend to be competitive, argumentative, and impatient as well as hostile
Type A individuals
Elements fo pleasure or displeasure, liking or disliking that are a component of emtions
The urge to succeed
Desire for success
People who tend to be relaxed
Type B individuals
paralysis on one side of the body
The pattern of responses an individual makes to stimulus events that disturb his or her equilibrium or exceed coping abilities.
Inflammation of a joint
Redness of the skin
Disease that results in a reduction of bone mass which frequently occurs in postmenopausal women. Can result in back pain and fractures.
Form of arthritis with inflammation of the joints, swelling, stiffness, and pain
Stress related illness when a patient is in constant state of worry
What term also refers to psychodelics or mind expanding chemicals
When instructing a pt to use a walker, the MA should adjust the height to what?
The handles should be at the pt's waist level
The overuse of muscle or group of muscle can result in
AMA principles of medical ethics state that the physician should provide___________
compent medical service and with compassion and respect for human dignity
Offenses against all citizens
What are the 3 parts of the physician and patient contract?
Hazardous medical waste includes what?
How can the decor of an office effect patient and employees?
An artifical limb, no matter how sophisicated and well-fitting, lacks what?
What was the first woman to qualify as a physician in the U.S.?
According to ADA, all public facilities must be accessible for whom?
All disabilities and handicaps
T or F. ADA is composed of five titles.
T or F. Information concerning pt's may be given to another member of the health care team only when it pertains directly to the course of treatment.
What is the purpose of the Good Samaritan Act?
Protect them from liability in the event of an emergency
How should an MA put on sterile gloves.
Should grasp glove with nondominant hand first
The science that deals with people's performance and good health while carrying out job tasks, operating office equipment, and generally interacting in the work environment
What is the purpose of the AAMA?
To raise the standards of MA to the professional level
Stress related condition
Overuse of a muscle or muscle group of muscles could result in ________
Disease causing movement disorders generally cause ___________ in skill and coordination.
Lack or loss
When a joint isn't used regularly, the range of motion (ROM) is ___________