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Who is often called the "father" of psychology? wundt
Psychology is the scientific study of _______ and mental processes. behavior
This is a complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species. instinct
What part of the brain includes the auditory (hearing) areas? temporallobes
The autonomic nervous system is split into two divisions, one that calms and one that arouses. Which one is the calming side? parasympathetic
Paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, and undifferentiated are all classifications of what psychological disorder? schizophrenia
What level sits at the top of Maslow's hierarchy of needs? selfactualization
What area of the brain controls many of your emotional responses, including fear and anger? amygdala
Formerly known as multiple personality disrder, _______ identity disorder is characterized by a person exhibiting 2 or more distinct personalities. dissociative
In the study of behavior genetics, the real question of "what makes you who you are?" deals with nature v. _______. nurture
This research method is the only one that allows the experimenter to draw conclusions about cause and effect. experiment
The period between childhood and adulthood. adolescence
What gland is often referred to as the master gland? pituitary
A fetus is the developing human organism from _______ weeks after conception to birth. nine
In order to be judged a psychological disorder, it has to meet these 4 criteria: maladaptive, _______, disturbing, and atypical. unjustifiable
This is the culturally preferred timing of social events such as marriage, parenthood, and retirement. socialclock
What psychologist's studes in the area of morality led his to develop a 3 stage theory of moral development? kohlberg
_______ nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by excessive eating followed by purging, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise. bulimia
_______ is the fear of swallowing. phagophobia
What is the 1st stage in Jean Piaget's stages of cognitive development? sensorimotor

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Mental and Emotional Health Crossword Puzzle

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condition or quality of being sad sadness
the intentional act of attempting to kill one's self suicide
mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person stigma
treatment for OCD psychotherapy
an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors OCD
a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome anxiety
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances stress
feelings of severe despondency and dejection depression
a common mental illness defined by feelings of uneasiness, worry and fear anxiety disorder
disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event PTSD
example of a symptom of OCD fear of germs
cause of OCD genetics

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Abnormal Psychology Crossword

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An anxiety disorder indicated by a marked and persistent fear of one or more social performance situations in which embarrassment may occur and in which there is exposure to unfamiliar people or scrutiny by others Social anxiety disorder
A type of behavioral therapy in which a maladaptive response is replaced by an incompatible adaptive response Counterconditioning
A biopsychosocial explanation of schizophrenia that proposes that genetic, prenatal, and postnatal biological factors render a person vulnerable to schizophrenia, but environmental stress determines whether it develops or not Vulnerabilitystress model
An episode characterized symptoms such as feelings of intense hopelessness, low self-esteem and worthlessness, extreme fatigue, dramatic changes in eating and sleeping behavior, inability to concentrate, and greatly diminished interest in family, friends, and activities for a period of two weeks or more Major depressive episode
A biomedical treatment in which specific areas of the brain are destroyed Psychosurgery
A style of psychotherapy in which the therapist attempts to change the person's thinking from maladaptive to adaptive Cognitive therapy
A neurostimulation therapy in which the left frontal lobe is stimulated with magnetic pulses via an electromagnetic coil placed on the patient's scalp. It is only cleared for use in cases of severe depression for which traditional treatment has not helped TMS
An anxiety disorder indicated by a marked and persistent fear of one or more social performance situations in which embarrassment may occur and in which there is exposure to unfamiliar people or scrutiny by others Social anxiety disorder
A counterconditioning exposure therapy in which a fear response to an object or situation is replaced with a relaxation response in a series of progressively increasing fear-arousing steps Systematic desensitization
The use of psychological interventions to treat mental disorders Psychotherapy
A depressive disorder in which the person has experienced one or more major depressive episodes Major depressive disorder
A type of psychosurgery in which the neuronal connections of the frontal lobes to lower brain areas are severed Lobotomy
A biomedical treatment for severe depression that involves electrically inducing a brief brain seizure ECT
An anxiety disorder indicated by a marked and persistent fear of being in places or situations from which escape may be difficult or embarrassing Agoraphobia
The therapist uses unconditional positive regard, genuineness, and empathy to help the person to gain insight into his or her true self-concept Clientcentered therapy
The use of biological interventions, such as drugs, to treat mental disorders Biomedical therapy
a person has excessive, global anxiety and worries that he cannot control, occurring more days than not for at least a period of six months Generalized anxiety disorder
the therapist helps the person gain insight into the unconscious sources of his or her problems Psychoanalysis
The therapist works to develop a warm relationship with the person and has the person carefully consider the evidence for his or her beliefs in order to see the errors in his or her thinking Becks cognitive therapy
A side effect of long-term use of traditional antipsychotic drugs causing the person to have uncontrollable facial tics, grimaces, and other involuntary movements of the lips, jaw, and tongue Tardive dyskinesia
A person spontaneously describes, without editing, all thoughts, feelings, or images that come to mind Free association
used to treat bipolar disorder Lithium
the growth of new neurons in the hippocampus stops during depression, and when it resumes, the depression lifts Neurogenesis theory of depression
A person undergoing therapy acts toward the therapist as he or she did or does toward important figures in his or her life Transference
the therapist directly confronts and challenges the person's unrealistic thoughts and beliefs to show that they are irrational Rational-emotive therapy

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health words Crossword

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A behavior or mental pattern diagnosed by a pyschiatrist that may cause suffering or a poor ability to function in life mental disorder
A feeling of worry, nervousness or unease about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome anxiety
A group of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety or fear. Anxiety Disorder
An extreme or irrational fear or an adversion to something Phobia
The state of being obsessed with someone or something Obsession
The action or state of forcing or being forced to do something Compulsion
A psychological disorder characterized by the elevation or lowering of a persons mood, such as depression or bipolor disorder Mood Disorder
Feelings of severe dispondency and dejection Depression
A long term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion and behavior, leading to faulty perception Schizophrenia
A deeply ingrained and maladaptive pattern of behavior, typically maiifest by the time one reaches adolescence and causing long term difficulties in personal relationships and functioning in society personality disorder
Any range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits. Eating Disorder
A lack or loss of appetite for food, an emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat. Anorexia Nervosa
An emotional disorder involving distortion of body image, an obsessive desire to lose weight, in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self induced vomiting, purging or fasting Bulimia
Characterized by regular episodes of binge eating, will not use compensatory behavior such as vomiting or over exercising Binge eating disorder
The more severe form of depression Clinical Depression
The act of non suicidal self injury, deliberately harming the surface of your own body Cutting
The act or an instance of taking ones own life voluntarily and intentionally Suicide
Multiple suicidal behaviors or suicides that fall within an accelerated time frame or geograhical area Cluster suicides
A medical practioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness psychiatrist
A medical doctor specializing in treating diseases of the nervous system Neurologist
A mental health professional with highly specialized training in the diagnosis and pyschological treatment of mental behavior and emotional illnesses Clinical psychologist
Treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder Therapy

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Psychological disorder Crossword

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Country or language other than its own. FOREIGN
Pronunciation of a language. ACCENT
An anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object. PHOBIA
Psychological disorders characterized by distressing. ANXIETY
False beliefs, often of persecution. DELUSIONS
False sensory experiences that may suggest mental disorder. HALLUCINATIONS
An anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts and/or actions. OCD
A mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression Bipolar
a childhood disorder characterized by inattention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity ADHD
A legal term, not a psychological or psychiatric one, referring to a person who is unable, because of a mental disorder or defect, to conform his or her behavior to the law. Insanity

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Developmental Psychology Crossword

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the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth Fetus
interpreting one's new experience in terms of one's existing schema assimilation
psychologist that is best known for theorizing the stages of cognitive development Piaget
the ideal parenting style authoritative
a sense that the world is predictable and trustworthy, according to Eriksen Basic Trust
type of intelligence consisting of one's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills crystallized
type of intelligence consisting of one's ability to reason speedily and abstractly fluid
psychologist best known for theorizing the 8 psychosocial stages of development Eriksen
psychologist that came up with the 6 stages of moral thinking Kohlberg
what FAS stands for fetal alcohol syndrome
harmful agents that can cause damage to a fetus teratogens
neurodegenerative disease that causes the patient to lose their memory and become mentally vacant alzheimers
disorder that results in a deficit of communication and social interaction autism
psychologist that studied dependency by exxperimenting with monkeys Harlow
a baby's tendency to open mouth and search for food when touched on the cheek rooting reflex

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Mental Health Awareness Crossword

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a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them Mindfulness
a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
sadness; gloom; dejection. Depression
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness Psychiatry
a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression Bipolar
of or relating to the treatment of obesity Bariatric
growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful Adolescent
to make easier or less difficult; contribute to; facilitate Help
to give advice to; advise Counseling
a state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin Dementia
Having a tendency to dwell on unwanted thoughts or perform certain repetitious rituals, especially as a defense against anxiety from unconscious conflicts Obsessive Compulsive
a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal psychological equillibrium of an organism Stress

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Careers In Health Crossword Puzzle

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A doctor who works with animals. Veterinarian
Health career that focuses on the relationship between the structure of the spine and nervous system and how it affects the restoration of health. Chiropractor
The branch of healing arts and sciences devoted to maintaining oral health. Dentistry
An Osteopathic healthcare provider specifically trained to manage the needs and treatments of older people. Geriatrician
They do fieldwork to determine what causes a certain outbreak of disease or an injury and how to prevent it from reoccurring. Epidemiologist
They examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system. Optometrist
They measure blood to identify appropriate mechanical, pharmacological, and thermal manipulation of the heart to maintain a physiological state. Perfusionist
They care for children from infancy to late teen years in a hospital. Pediatric Nurse
A physician who examines tissues, checks the accuracy of lab tests and interprets the results in order to facilitate the patient's diagnosis and treatment. Pathologist
They collect blood for donation or for testing so the blood can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory. Phlebotomist
They administer and score neurophysiological, psychological, personality and academic tests for patients with brain injury, neurological diseases, psychological health issues or learning disabilities. Psychometrist
They dispense medications prescribed by physicians and monitor patient health. Pharmacist
They analyze non-biological trace evidence found at crime scenes in order to identify unknown materials and match samples to known substances. Forensic chemist
The study of the mind and behavior. psychology
Devoted to the study of human movement with the foot and the ankle as their main focus. podiatrist
They develop and monitor exercise programs to help people regain muscle strength and function. Kinesiotherapist
Health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of medical genetics and counseling. genetic counselors
They provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, reduce pain, and prevent permanent disabilities. physical therapist
They seek to understand the aging process by studying what happens to our cells, organs and systems as we get older. Biogerontologists
This career addresses the health of people living in low- and middle-income countries. global health

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Theories of Growth and Development Crossword

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Piaget's second cognitive concept that can be described as the ability to absorb new information into the existing schema. ASSIMILATION
______ is characterized by the acquisition of skills involving feeding, mobility, dressing, and control of elimination. AUTONMY
The _______ level refers to all those experiences that are within one's immediate awareness. CONSCIOUS
______ is a mental mechanism that converts unconscious feelings and anxiety into a physical symptom that has no organic basis for the complaint. CONVERSION
______ refers to the progressive acquisition of skills and the capacity to function. DEVELOPMENT
_____ refers to an increase in physical size. GROWTH
Believed that the child progressively develops moral reasoning as he or she gains the ability to think logically. KOHLBERG
The driving force behind most human behavior. LIBIDO
Described human behavior as being motivated by needs that are ordered in a hierarchy. MASLOW
______ consists of the behavior patterns that distinguish one person from another. PERSONALITY
Freud's stage of psychosexual development when children begin to associate both pleasure and conflicting feelings with their genital organs. PHALLIC
______ describes growth and development that progresses from the center of the body towards the extremities. PROXIMODISTAL
The achievement of one's full potential. SELFACTUALIZATION
______ occurs when a person is unconcerned with the welfare of others and is preoccupied with himself or herself. STAGNATION
The _______ level of awareness stores memories, thoughts, and feelings. SUBCONSCIOUS
The _____ is a further development of the ego. It judges, controls, and punishes. SUPEREGO
Defense mechanism in which the individual acts in a manner that symbolically cancels a previous unacceptable thought or action. UNDOING

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Managing Stress Crossword

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The acceptance of a loss. Closure
A type of stressor brought on by the you perceive a situation. Cognitive
Anything that causes stress. stressor
The emergency hormone that is secreted in your body in the fight or flight response. Adrenaline
The act of showing sorrow or grief. Mourning
A type of stressor such as illness, disabilities, or injuries. Biological
A type of stressor caused by personal decisions from activities such as smoking, drinking alcohol, eating poorly, or not exercising. Personal Behavior
The act of becoming aware through your senses. Perception
A type of stressor such as poverty, pollution, crowding, noises, or natural disasters. Environmental
Stress associated with long-term problems that are beyond a person's control. Chronic Stress
A type of stressor that comes about from a stressful event. Life Situation
Techniques that are used to reach a state of calm. Relaxation Response
A variety of reactions that may surface as an individual makes sense of how a loss affect him or her. Stages of Grief
Dealing successfully with difficult changes in your life. Coping
The small area of the brain that receives a danger signal from other areas of the brain. Hypothalamus
Any event that has a stressful impact sufficient to overwhelm your normal coping strategies. Traumatic Event

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Abnormal Psychology 1 Crossword

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Reformer in France who treated patients humanely and had a significant impact on treatment of mental disorders. Pinel
Extreme inattention hyperactivity and impulsivity. ADHD
Symptoms that are missing a patient with schizophrenia that are there in a normal person (-). Negative Symptoms
Disturbed perception, typically auditory, could be visual, taste, or touch. Hallucinations
Diagnosed with depression risk is greatest with patients rebounding or coming out of depression. Suicide
Look for a physical cause and biological treatment or cure Medical Model
Additional symptoms that are not present in a normal person (+). Positive Symtoms
Reference book that describes the symptoms of everything currently considered to be a psychological disorder DSM
Category of psychological disorders including the diagnosis for specific phobia, GAD, OCD. Anxiety Disorders
Intense unwarranted fear of a situation or object such as claustrophobia or arachnophobia Specific phobia
Fear of open, public spaces Agoraphobia
Fear of a situation in which one could embarrass oneself in public, such as when eating in a restaurant or giving a lecture Social phobia
Generalized Anxiety Disorder GAD
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD
Occurs when a person manifests a psychological problem through a physiological symptom Somatoform Disorders
Condition wherein a person has frequent physical complaints for which medical doctors are unable to locate the cause Hypochondriasis
Condition wherein a person will report the existence of a sever physical problem, such as paralysis or blindness, and will, in fact, be unable to move their arms or see Conversion Disorder

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