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Word Search
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Masters and Johnson
immune system
bulimia
incentive theory
motivation
fight or flight
stress
T cells
obesity
Fat cell

Motivation and Emotion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior Motivation
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species Instinct
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension state (a drive) that motivates an organism to satisfy the need Drive reduction theory
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state; the regulation of any aspect of body chemistry, such as blood glucose, around a particular level Homeostasis
A positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior Incentive
The principle that performance increases with arousal only up to a point, beyond which performance decreases Yerkes Dodson Law
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher level safety needs and then psychological needs become active Hierarchy of needs
The form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When it's level is low, we feel hunger Glucose
The point at which an individual's "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. When the body falls below this weight, an increase in hunger and a lowered metabolic rate may act to restore the lost weight Set point
The body's resting rate of energy expenditure Basal Metabolic rate
The four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson-excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution Sexual Response Cycle
A resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm Refractory Period
A problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functioning Sexual Dysfunction
Sex hormones, such as estradiol, secreted in greater amounts by females than by males and contributing to female sex characteristics Estrogens
The most important of the male sex hormones Testosterone
A response of the whole organism, involving physical arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience Emotion
The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion arousing stimuli James Lange Theory
The theory that an emotion arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers physiological responses and the subjective experience of emotion Cannon Bard Theory
The Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal Two Factor Theory
A machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes) accompanying emotion Polygraph
The tendency of facial muscle states to trigger corresponding feelings such as fear, anger, or happiness Facial Feedback Effect
A sub field of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine Health Psychology
The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging Stress
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases-alarm,resistance, exhaustion General Adaptation Syndrome
Under stress, people (especially women) often provide support to others (tend) and bond with and seek support from others (befriend). Tend and Befriend Response
Literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches Psychophysiological Illness
The two types of white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system Lymphocytes

Motivation and Emotions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

experience of feelings that underlies behavior; activates and effects behaviors but difficult to predict behavior; ex. Fear, joy, surprise Emotion
eating disorder; severe weight loss accompanied by obsessive worrying about weight gain Anorexia Nervosa
idea that your body returns to a preprogrammed weight Set Point
eating disorder; recurrent episodes of binging and purging Bulimia Nervosa
All the processes that initiate, direct, and sustain behavior Motivation
An external stimulus that motivates behavior (for example, money or fame) Incentive
The natural tendency of the body to maintain a balanced internal state in order to ensure physical survival Homeostasis
The part of the hypothalamus that acts as a feeding center to incite eating Lateral Hypothalamus
The part of the hypothalamus that acts as a satiety (fullness) center to inhibit eating Ventromedial Hypothalamus
The theory that emotional feelings result when an individual becomes aware of the physiological response James-Lang
The theory that an emotion-provoking stimulus is transmitted simultaneously to the cerebral cortex, Cannon-Bard
A two-factor theory stating that for an emotion to occur, there must be (1) physiological arousal and (2) a cognitive interpretation Schachter-Singer
A lie-detecting device that detects changes in heart rate, blood pressure, Polygraph
A state of alertness and mental and physical activation Arousal
Needs or desires that energize and direct behavior toward a goal Motives

Health and Wellness Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

Psychology (January 20, 2015) Word Search

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Word Search
Description

overjustification
cognative theory
emotions
extrinsic
incentive
homeostasis
instincts
need
drive
Lateral hypothalamus
intrinsic motivation
motivation

Stress Bingo

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Healthy Coping Skills
Physical Response
Emotional Response
Behavioral Response
Stressor
Positive Stress
Protective Factors
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Self-Care
Sources of Stress
Fight or Flight
Motivation
Adrenaline
Norepinephrine
Distress
Endocrine System
Stress Disorders
Stress Management
Anger
Acute Stress
Chronic Stress
Exhaustion
Defense Mechanisms
Nervous System

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Stress Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The repsonse of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened Stress
an event or situation that causes stress Stressor
Your body's initital response to stress is ______________ Automatic
Stage where the body releases adrena line and the fight or flight response takes place Alarm Stage
The stage where the body adapts to the continued presence of the stressor Resistance Stage
Stage where the body can no longer keep up with the demands placed upon it Exhaustion Stage
The body's response to stress, happens in the Alarm Stage Fight or Flight
A warning sign that includes negative thinking, excessive worrying, and self-criticism Changes in thinking
A warning sign of stress that includes muscle tension, headaches, and upset stomach Physical Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes irritability, anger, and increased crying Emotional Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes overeating, sleeping problems, and reckless behavior Behavioral Signs
Stress can reduce the body's ability to fight __________ Illness
Stress can cause stomachaches, asthma, and _____________ Headaches
Severe or _____________ stress can affect your health Prolonged
You experience stress when situations, ________________, or people make demands on your body and mind Events

Health Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The mental image one has for oneself Self-Concept
The affective aspect of consciousness Emotion
An act or interest of transmitting Communication
A state of great suffering of body or mind Distress
Fight or flight response to stress Adrenaline
the process of fully developing and using one's abilities Self-Actualization
the act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally Suicide
a positive form of stress having a beneficial effect on health, motivation, performance, and emotional well-being Eustress
to disturb the regular or normal functions Disorder
a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent fear of an object or situation Phobias
abnormal anxiety about one's health Hypochondria
a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event Post-traumatic stress disorder
prolonged and usually abnormal inability to get enough sleep Insomnia
any of several psychological disorders of mood characterized usually by alternating episodes of depression and mania Bipolar Disorder
a state of feeling sad Depression
able to revert to original size and shape after being stretched, squeezed, or twisted Resiliency
the burden on one's emotional or mental well-being created by demands on one's time Stress
an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil Anxiety
lacking in energy or will passive
marked by obtrusive energy and self-assertiveness aggressive

Psychology Chapter 11 & 12 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior Motivation
complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unleashed Instinct
positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior Incentive
a tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state Homeostasis
form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues Glucose
a completely involved, focused state of consciousness, with diminished awareness of self and time, resulting from optimal engagement of one’s skills Flow
the most important of the male sex hormones Testosterone
problem that consistency impairs sexual arousal or functioning sexual disorder
a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience Emotion
the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging. Stress
alleviating stress using emotional, cognitive, or behavioral methods Coping
emotional release Catharsis
a machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies Polygraph
the two types of white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system lymphocytes
sustained exercise that increases heart and lung fitness; may also alleviate depression and anxiety. aerobic exercise
a system for electronically recording, amplifying, and feeding back information regarding a subtle physiological state, such as blood pressure or muscle tension. biofeedback
an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease. Behavior medicine
a resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm refractory period
an enduring sexual attraction toward members of either one’s own sex sexual orientation
a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine. health psychology

Immune System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A substance the body cannot recognize, usually on living Antigen
A quick and general immune response you're born with IIR
A highly specific attack on a antigen or pathogen by the creation of antibodies AIR
A type of WBC that fights infection by swallowing pathogens Phagocyte
The movement of B cells to produce antibodies Mobilization
A sexually transmitted disease HIV
Swelling and redness at the site of infection Inflammation
Chemical released by the body in response to an injury or allergen Histamine
Specific particles created by the immune system to destroy specific disease causing invaders Antibodies
The action or process of recognizing foreign bodies Recognition
Any substance that causes an allergic reaction Allergen
A special version of auntie Jen that provides immunity against disease Vaccine
A disease that can be spread by contact with infected people animals water or food Infectious disease
Physical contact touching and infected individual including sexual contact direct contact
A severe allergic reaction that can result in swelling breathing difficulty and sometimes does Anaphylactic shock
The action or process of anti-bodies destroying pathogens Disposal
Third and order or level Tertiary
Blood cells that fight infection and prevent the growth of cancer White blood cells
Specialized white blood cells that fights diseases by talking antigens directly Killer tcells
Specialized White blood cells that fight diseases by activating the B-cells Helper t cells

Mental Health Awareness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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