What is known as our awareness of ourselves and our environment?
consciousness
A suggestion, made during a hypothesis session, to be carried out after the subject is no longer hypnotized
post hypnotic suggestion
A technique in which suggestions that certain perceptions feelings thoughts or behaviors will spontaneously occur
hypnosis
A split in consciousness
dissociation
The biological clock
circadian rhythms
Periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness
sleep
Nonrapid eye movement sleep
NREM
Rapid eye movement sleep
REM
The relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed awake state
alpha waves
The large slow brain waves associated with deep sleep
delta waves
Recurring problems in falling asleep or staying asleep
insomnia
A sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks.
narcolepsy
A sleep disorder characterized by temporary cessations of breathing during sleep
sleep apnea
A sleep disorder characterized by high arousal and an appearance of being terrified
night terrors
A sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind
dream
according to Freud, the remembered storyline of the dream
manifest content
according to Freud, The underlying meaning of the dream
latent content
A state in which increasing doses are needed to produce an effect
tolerance
Compulsive craving of drugs or certain behaviors (such as gambling) despite known adverse consequence
addiction
The discomfort and distress that follow discontinuing an addictive drug or behavior
withdrawal
a chemical substance that alters perceptions and moods
psychoactive drug
Drugs that reduce neural activity and slow body functions
depressants
Drugs that depress central nervous system activity, reducing anxiety but impairing memory and judgment
barbituates
Drugs that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
stimulants
Drugs that stimulate neural activity , causing speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes
amphetamines
Drugs, such as LSD, that distort perceptions and evoke sensory images in the absence of sensory input
hallucinogens
The leading influence of drug use (social)
peer influence