Health Unit 2 and Muscular System Vocab

  1. mental/emotional health
    The ability to accept yourself and others, express and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in your life
  2. resilient
    The ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, difficulty, or crisis
  3. self-esteem
    How much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself
  4. competence
    Having enough skills to do something
  5. hierarchy of needs
    A ranked list of those needs essential to human growth and development, presented in ascending order, starting with basic neds and building toward the need to reach your highest potential
  6. self-actualization
    To strive to be the best you can
  7. personal identity
    Your sense of yourself as a unique individual
  8. role model
    Someone whose success or behavior serves as an example for you
  9. personality
    A complex set of characteristics that makes you unique
  10. character
    The distinctive qualities that describe how a person thinks, feels, and behaves
  11. integrity
    A firm observance of core ethical values
  12. constructive criticism
    Nonhostile comments that point out problems and encourage improvement
  13. emotions
    Signals that tell your mind and body how to react
  14. hormones
    Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activities of different body cells
  15. hostility
    The intentional use of unfriendly or offensive behavior
  16. empathy
    The ability to imagine and understand how someone else feels
  17. defense mechanisms
    Mental processes that protect individuals from strong or stressful emotions and situations
  18. perception
    The act of becoming aware through the senses
  19. stressor
    Anything that causes stress
  20. psychomatic response
    A physical reaction that results from stress rather than from an injury or illness
  21. chronic stress
    Stress associated with long-term problems that are beyond a person's control
  22. relaxation response
    A state of calm
  23. stages of grief
    A variety of reactions that may surface as an individual makes sense of how a loss affects him or her
  24. closure
    Acceptance of a loss
  25. coping
    Dealing successfully with difficult changes in your life
  26. mourning
    The act of showing sorrow or grief
  27. traumatic event
    Any event that has a stressful impact sufficient to overwhelm your normal coping strategies
  28. anxiety
    The condition of feeling uneasy or worried about what may happen
  29. depression
    A prolonged feeling of helplessness, hopelessness, and sadness
  30. apathy
    A lack of strong feeling, interest, or concern
  31. mental disorder
    An illness of the mind that can affect the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a person, preventing him or her from leading a happy, healthful, and productive life
  32. stigma
    A mark of shame or disapproval that results in an individual being shunned or rejected by others
  33. anxiety disorder
    A condition in which real or imagined fears are difficult to control
  34. mood disorder
    An illness that involves mood extremes that interfere with everyday living
  35. conduct disorder
    Patterns of behavior in which the rights of others or basic social rules are violated
  36. alienation
    Feeling isolated and separated from everyone else
  37. suicide
    The act of intentionally taking one's own life
  38. cluster suicides
    A series of suicides occurring within a short period of time and involving several people in the same school or community
  39. psychotherapy
    An ongoing dialogue between a patient and a mental health professional
  40. behavior therapy
    A treatment process that focuses on changing unwanted behaviors through rewards and reinforcements
  41. cognitive therapy
    A treatment method designed to identify and correct distorted thinking patterns that can lead to feelings and behaviors that may be troublesome, self-defeating, or self-destructive
  42. family therapy
    Helping the family function in more positive and constructive ways by explaining patterns in communication and providing support and education
  43. group therapy
    Treating a group of people who have similar problems and who meet regularly with a trained counselor
  44. drug therapy
    The use of certain medications to treat or reduce the symptoms of a mental disorder
  45. smooth muscles
    Muscles that act on the lining of the body's passageways and hollow internal organs
  46. skeletal muscles
    Muscles attached to bone that cause body movements
  47. flexor
    The muscle that closes a joint
  48. extensor
    The muscle that opens a joint
  49. cardiac muscle
    A type of striated muscle that forms the wall of the heart
  50. tendinitis
    The inflammationn of a tendon
  51. hernia
    An organ or tissue protudes through an area of weak muscle
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Health Unit 2 and Muscular System Vocab
Vocab for health Unit 2 and muscular system