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BPK 140 Study Guide - Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Psychoanalysis

14 pages47 viewsFall 2013

Department
Biomedical Physio & Kines
Course Code
BPK 140
Professor
Mandana Salajegheh

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Kin 140 Chapter 2 03/13/2014
Psychosocial health: encompasses the mental, emotional, social and spiritual, dimensions of health
Psychosocially healthy people:
Able to meet their own demands of life (ex. Going to class on time)
Feel comfortable with other people of different groups or ethnicity
Enjoy doing simple things that make other happy
Cherish things that make them smile (ex. Cards from others)
Respect environment and aspects of life
Unhealthy people:
Develop prejudice with certain types of people
Affects emotional health and mental health
Mental Health: people who take responsibility for themselves
Mentally healthy people:
Perceive things realistically
Able to use logical thinking
Don’t blame others for own mistakes and learn from mistakes
Sharp declines in rational thinking >> poor mental health
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Emotions: physiological arousal, feelings, cognitive processes and behavioral reactions
Emotional Health:
Respond accurately to upsetting events
Able to control emotions and not let it overpower one’s self
Outcomes of poor emotional health:
Unable to hold on to relationships
Unable to handle stress from school
Emotionally unstable
Social health: Relating
Able to interact with others (in groups or individually)
Able to adapt to a variety of social settings
Health factors:
Social Bonds: nature of relationships and level of bonds
Social Supports: two types
Expressive: supportive and encouraging
Structural: ex. When parents give you money for doing good in school
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People with higher degree with social supports can bounce back faster from events in life
Lack of social health = prejudice and bias towards individuals or groups
Spiritual Healthy people:
Search for meaning, connectedness, energy, and transcendence
Recognition of uniqueness, strengths and weaknesses in the universe
Takes time and effort to enhance spiritual health
Interconnectedness: connect to self, others and larger purpose
Mindfulness: Be fully present in the moment
Everyday life: Develop to out fullest potential
Believe in yourself, having hope in your life
Having faith
Having love without changing yourself or other people
Community: Living in harmony
Ex. Doing volunteering work
External Influences (things we do not have control over):
Includes:
Influences of the family:
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