Self-esteem and Mental Health

  1. What is the measure of how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself
  2. What is the characteristic of doing what one knows is right
  3. What is one way you can improve your self-esteem.
    Examples: acting with integrity, choosing supporting friends, and accepting yourself
  4. Signs of high self-esteem
    • Speaks up for self
    • respect for self and others
    • has confidence
    • feels valuable to society
    • Adjusts to change
    • feels optimistic
    • makes decisions based on values
  5. Signs of low self esteem
    • Feels insecure
    • Disrespects self and others
    • Vulnerable to peer pressure
    • Doesn't feel valuable
    • Feels depressed
    • Fears failure
    • Uses drugs and alcohol
    • Feels pessimistic
    • Behaves destructively
  6. A measure of how one views oneself
  7. This means a person who does not offer opposition when challenged or pressured
  8. To be hostile and unfriendly in the way one expresses oneself
  9. To express oneself in a direct and respectful way
  10. What is the state of mental well being in which one can cope with the demands of daily life
    Mental Health
  11. What characteristic means taking responsibility for ones behaviors and take charge of ones life.
    A sense of self control
  12. What characteristic means you are more likely to push through setbacks because they understand that frustrations are a part of learning.
    Ability to endure failures and frustrations
  13. What characteristic means you are optimistic and see challenges of life as opportunities
    Ability to see events positively
  14. What characteristic means you are mentally healthy and do not hold in emotions or deny how they feel. You express emotions in healthy ways and talk with friends when you need support.
    Ability to express emotions in a healthy way
  15. What stage on Masloe's hierarchy means the achievement of the best a person can be.
  16. What stage on Masloe's hierarchy means the need to have self-respect and to achieve goals.
    Esteem stage
  17. What stage on Masloe's hierarchy means the need for love, affection and acceptance.
    Social stage
  18. What stage on Masloe's hierarchy means the need for shelter and protection from danger.
    Safety stage
  19. What stage on Masloe's hierarchy means the need for food water sleep and exercise.
    Physical stage
  20. What is the feeling that is produced in response to life experiences
  21. What do you do when you make sense of what you are feeling by talking with someone you trust.
    Talk it out
  22. What do you do when emotions become bottled up inside of you, releasing that energy in some positive way often helps with this.
    Blow off steam
  23. What is it called when people write or draw or sing or paint when they are troubled.
    Being creative
  24. What emotion results from frustration or helplessness
  25. What emotion is what protects us from danger
  26. What emotion alerts you when you are behaving in a way that goes against your values.
  27. What emotion is often caused by a fear that something you own or love will be lost
  28. What emotion makes you feel isolated from others (not physically isolated but mentally isolated)
  29. What is an unconscious thought or behavior used to avoid expressing unpleasant emotions
    Defense mechanism
  30. What is an illness that affects a persons thoughts, emotions and behaviors
    Mental disorder
  31. What is a change that a person notices in his or her body or mind and that is caused by a disease or disorder.
  32. What is a mental disorder that results in sadness and hopelessness and keeps a person from carrying out everyday activities
  33. What are some symptoms of depression
    • Lack of energy
    • withdraw from people
    • loss of appetite or overeating
    • too much or too little sleep
    • feeling of helplessness and hopelessness
  34. What mental disorder means someone has difficulty concentrating, completing tasks, following instructions, impulsive and hyperactive.
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  35. What mental disorder means having sudden feelings of terror that strikes without warning and puts oneself in danger by desperately trying to escape the situation.
    Panic disorder
  36. What is a mental disorder that someone has an excessive or persistent fear of something that may or may not cause real danger possible panic attacks.
  37. What is a mental disorder that puts repeated, disturbing and unwanted thoughts in your head, or ritual behaviors that are perceived as impossible to control
    Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  38. What mental disorder that results in avoidance of experiences that might trigger memories of a traumatic experience such as wartime or experiences of abuse
    Post-traumatic stress disorder
  39. What is a mental disorder that results in obsessive behavior and thought about weight control, starvation of oneself, or consumption of large amounts of food followed by vomiting or laxatives.
    Eating disorder
  40. What is a mental disorder that is a belief of illness when none is present
  41. What is a mental disorder which results in uncontrollable cycles of extreme happiness and then depression
    Bipolar disorder
  42. What is a mental disorder that results in false perceptions of reality, hallucinations and/or delusions
  43. What is a way to help mental disorders that is a form of counseling received from a licensed therapist, it can help a person resolve issues from past trauma or help a patient discover the source of their fear.
  44. What is a way to help mental disorders in which a licensed therapist leads a group of people who have a similar disorder, some find it comforting to talk about problems with others who are experiencing the same problem.
    Group therapy
  45. What is a way to help mental disorders in which certain medication ease symptoms or make a disorder manageable
  46. What is the result of your actions and decisions
  47. What are some examples of positive consequences
    • Winning a game
    • making good grades
  48. What are some examples of negative consequences
    • STDs
    • Pregnancy
    • Car accidents
  49. What does it mean to work together with one or more people
  50. What is the feeling that you should do something because that is what your friends what.
    Peer pressure
  51. What is something that you work toward and hope to achieve
    A goal
  52. What is a strategy to avoid something you don't want to do
    Refusal skill
  53. What are some examples of refusal skills
    • Blame someone else
    • Give a reason
    • Ignore the request or the pressure
    • Leave the situation
    • Say no and mean it
    • Keep saying no
    • Make a joke out of it
    • Make an excuse
    • Suggest something else to do
    • Change the subject
    • Team up with someone
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Self-esteem and Mental Health
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