Type
Crossword
Description

Believing the worst in human nature and motives Cynical
A mean, nagging woman Shrew
Confused or bewildered Perplexed
Test used to determine biases, preferences, creative thinking, etc. (using pictures of actual people/settings Thematic Apperception
A state of deep-seated ill-will Hostile
Returning to a former state Regression
Stranded or left behind Marooned
Inkblot test used to determine general tendencies, preferences or personality traits Rorschach
Only about 10% of our brain is represented by the conscious thoughts/ideas we’re aware of, while the other 90% represents the subconscious (what you’re not consciously aware of) which consists of ego and id (instincts) Iceberg Principle
Lacking intelligence or meaningful thought Vacuous
Innocent or unsophisticated Naive
Doctor who performs operations on the brain Neurosurgeon
Someone who takes advantage of a situation or person for their own personal gain Opportunist
Study of behavior and mental processes Psychology
How your beliefs or expectations affect, positively or negatively, your actions, experiences, and results Self-fulfilling prophecy
Conceal or hide Repress
Intelligence Quotient (measures a person’s ability to or capacity for learning). An IQ is between 90-100 IQ
Mentally or physically limited Impaired
A lack of arrogance or false pride Humility
Deficient in alertness or activity Lethargic
Perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch Tangible
Just below the level of awareness Subconscious
Something or someone stupid or foolish “Charley Gordon”
A point where growth and development levels out or flatlines Plateau
The process of declining or deteriorating from a higher to a lower level Degeneration
An archaic clinical term that refers to an intellectual disability that may impede a person’s ability to live independently. While mild intellectual disabilities can fall anywhere between 71 and 89, an IQ of 70 or less is the current standard for a diagnosis of MR (or intellectual disability) Mental Retardation

Mental illness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Relating to disorders of the mind Mind
A disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave clearly. Schizophrenia
a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. Dementia
A state of confusion Disorder
A state of being free from illness or injury Health
a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts. Autism
a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities. Disability
Hallucinations are where someone sees, hears, smells, tastes or feels things that don't exist outside their mind. Hallucinations
A mental health disorder characterised by feelings of worry, anxiety or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities. Anxiety disorder
a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Depression
showing wild, apparently deranged, excitement and energy Manic
medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury. Treatment
a mental condition marked by alternating periods of elation and depression. Bipolar disorder
treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder. Therapy
the act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally Suicide
the identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms. Diagnosis
a person who concentrates primarily on a particular subject or activity; a person highly skilled in a specific and restricted field Specialist
relating to a person's emotions. Emotional
deliberate injury to oneself Self- harm
a failure of a relationship or system. Breakdown
a mental condition characterized by delusions of persecution, unwarranted jealousy, or exaggerated self-importance, typically worked into an organized system. Paranoia
the state of being unstable; lack of stability. Instability
A mental condition in which you are so upset or so unhappy that you cannot look after yourself Nervous breakdown
An illness caused by witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event, often used as a basis for a legal compensation claim Nervous shock
Obsessive compulsive disorder OCD
Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD
A tendency to have extreme and unexpected changes of emotion of behaviour Split personality

Wellness Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

This type of wellness is the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world. Social
This type of wellness is the ability to recognize our own responsibility for the quality of the air, the water and the land that surrounds us. Enviromental
This type of wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives. Spiritual
This type of wellness is the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring. Emotional
This type of wellness is the ability to open our minds to new ideas and experiences that can be applied to personal decisions, group interaction and community betterment. Intellectual
This type of wellness is the ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through our daily activities without undue fatigue or physical stress. physical
An interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle. wellness
Making and maintaining _____ changes to improve our health and wellness is almost always easier if we have encouragement and support from our friends, family or co-workers positive
An unhealthy state or condition of the mind or body in which physical, social, emotional, intellectual, or spiritual functioning is compromised. illness
The forces or stimuli that impinge upon an individual; also, an individual's response to these forces. stress
A system of belief and practices aimed at the union of the individual self with the universal self. yoga
An altered state of consciousness in which the mind is focused in passive attention and quiet, resulting in an experience of transcendence. meditation
Use of beat, rhythm, pitch, harmony, synchrony, chords, and lyrics to facilitate healing, alter consciousness, reduce stress, facilitate movement, aid sleep, improve concentration, and more. music therapy
A method of altering consciousness by focusing attention on one thought, thereby distracting consciousness from other thoughts. hypnosis

Intro to Psychology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Study of behavior and Mental processes Psychology
Psychologist that studied the mind Mundt
psychologist that studied how people function James
Psychologist that created psychoanalysis Freud
Psychologists that studied science of behaviorism Pavlov&Watson
Focuses on the unconscious mind, and how personality is formed Psychoanalysis
Professional who specializes in behavior & mental processes Psychologist
Doctor who treats psychological disorders; also can prescribe medicine Psychiatrist
made up of cells that carry info to and from all body parts NervousSystem
chemicals that regulate glands and muscles and transmits messages Neurotransmitters
problem with inner ear or areas around the ear NerveHearingLoss
Organs are activated when outside stimuli is sent to the brain Sensation
Brain interprets & organizes the sensations Perception
Type of reinforcement with increased behavior Positive
Type of reinforcement that removes unpleasant consequences Negative
A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important functions in the brain Alzheimers
Deficit in memory caused by brain damage or disease Amnesia
Awareness of everything going on around you Consciousness
Part of mind where one is not fully aware of conscious Subconscious
How many inkblots are in the Rorschach inkblot test Three
Type of projective psychological test that is the most common scoring system Rorschach
Projective test that is not as common ThermaticAperception
Listener is fully concentrated and understands what is being asked ActiveListening
Happens due to a ___ that causes brain to become temporarily unconscious after a hit to the head Concussion
A system of religious veneration and devotion directed towards a particular figure or object Cult

Ap PSychology Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

diminishing effect of a drug, larger and larger doses needed tolerance
decreased response to a stimulus habituation
mental image of the environment cognitive map
founder of observational learning Bandura
retention of encoded information storage
memory aids of memory techniques mnemonics
"ah-ha" moment, a sudden realization insight
tendency to approach problems in a particular way that is familiar mental set
a mental grouping of similar things concept
inability to see from fresh perspective fixation
smallest language unit of sound phonemes
adaptive, triggered by amygdala fear
sense of being male or female gender identity
anxiety causing memories to be unconsciously forgotten repression
hyper activity, euphoric state mania
destroying or removing brain tissues psychosurgery
understood or expected rules of behavior norms
the middle score median
level required to trigger neural impulses threshold
records electrical activity of the brain, neural impulse EEG
control center for the brain thalamus
famous case study of frontal lobe damage Gage
logical side of the brain left hemisphere
complex molecule containing genetic info DNA
principle to notice a differnce in the stimuli Webers Law
lets light into the eye pupil
where transduction occurs in ear cochlea
sending or perceiving another persons thoughts telepathy
occurs in stage 4 sleep scary dreams night terrors
ability to learn from experience and adapt to new situations intelligence
Weshler Adult Intelligence Scale WAIS
generalized or broaded belief about a group of people stereotype
accuracy validity
constant results reliability
the loss of memory amnesia

Theories of Growth and Development Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

First Aid - CPR Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Law that protects people who give care without anything in return goodsamaritan
A person is responsive and showing signs of a life-threatening condition but refuses care; what should you do? call
The steps to follow in an emergency checkcallcare
How do you know an emergency may be occuring? senses
Which bodily substance isolation practice includes barrier items like gloves? PPE
How many seconds should your check a person for breathing? ten
M represents what part when using the SAMPLE acronym medications
What is the acronym that identifies a life-threatening condition CABC
How do you open an airway? headtiltchinlift
How do you check for consciousness? tapandshout
What are the three Cs for treating burns ceasecoolcover
What skill should you apply to a victim showing no obvious signs of life? CPR
A person just involved in a tramatic situation may begin to display signs of what condition? shock
A person experiencing a lack of blood flow to the brain is a symptom of what condition? stroke
What acronym should you consider when evaluating for a brain attack? fast
What condition is a severe alleric reaction known as? anaphylaxis

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH TERMINOLOGY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape. 1
Confidence in one's own worth or abilities. SELF-ESTEEM
A sense of resolution or conclusion. CLOSURE
A feeling of worry. ANXIETY
The state or experince of being isolated from a group. ALIENATION
The ability to do something sucessful. COMPETENCE
Deep sorrow. GRIEF
Feeling of severe despondency and dejection. DEPRESSION
Hostile behavior. HOSTILITY
A chemical or biological agent. STRESSOR
Expression of deep sorrow for someone. MOURNING
A mark of disgrace associated with a particular situation, quality or person STIGMA
Lack of interest or concern. APATHY
A person looked to by others as an example to be imitated. ROLE MODEL
Normal psychological stress interpreted as being beneficial for the experiencer. EUSTRESS
Ability to understand and share the feelings of another. EMPATHY
Feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune. SYMPATHY
The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. CHARACTER
The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. INTEGRITY
Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. DISTRESS
The fulfillment of one's talents and potentialities. SELF ACTUALIZATION

LEARNING DISABILITIES Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ADHD
aphasia
autism
concentrate
convergence
difficulty
disorder
dyscalculia
dysgraphia
dyslexia
dyspraxia
intelligence
iq
issue
ld
learning disabilities
mind
nonverbal
poor memory
problem
proccessing
sense
speech
verbal
wander

Intro to Psychology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Psychology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
a perspective on psychology that sees psychology as an objective science without reference to mental states Behavior
consists of the brain and the spinal cord Central nervous system
brain structure that controls well-learned motor activities like riding a bike Cerebellum
the fabric of interconnecting cells that blankets the brain hemispheres; the brain's center for information processing and control Cerebral cortex
one's awareness of one's environment and oneself Consciousness
a psychiatric disorder characterized by an inability to concentrate, insomnia, loss of appetite, feelings of extreme sadness, helplessness, etc. Depression
a chemical that is released by a neuron for the purpose of carrying information across the gaps (synapses) between neurons Neurotransmitter
overt or suppressed hostility, either innate or resulting from continued frustration and directed outward or against oneself Aggression
the electrical process by which information is transmitted the length of an axon Action potential
a relatively enduring evaluation of a person or thing; Asch demonstrated that this doesn't always match one's behavior Attitude
the fabric of interconnecting cells that blankets the brain hemispheres; the brain's center for information processing and control Cerebral cortex
a branch off the cell body of a neuron that receives new information from other neurons Dendrite
the Latin for "I"; in Freud's theories, the mediator between the demands of the id and the superego Ego
a perspective that stresses the value of behavior in Darwinian terms Evolution
a theory of hearing which states that the rate of nerve impulses traveling up the auditory nerve matches the tone's frequency Frequency
William James's school of thought that stressed the adaptive and survival value of behaviors Functionalism
Thorndike's rule that behaviors which have positive outcomes tend to be repeated Law of effect
Thorndike's rule that behaviors which have positive outcomes tend to be repeated Law of effect
a psychological or physiological pattern that occurs in an individual and is usually associated with distress or disability that is not expected as part of normal development or culture. Mental illness