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Chapter 2

HSS 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Learned Helplessness, Victimology, Extraversion And Introversion


Department
Health Sciences
Course Code
HSS 1101
Professor
Tien Nguyen
Chapter
2

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Feel good about themselves
Feel comfortable with other people
Control tension and anxiety
Meet the demands of life
Curb hate and guilt
Choose a posive outlook
Enrich the lives of others
Cherish things that make them smile
Value diversity
Appreciate and respect nature
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Raonal part of psychosocial health. The ability to:
Perceive things realiscally
Use reasoning in problem solving
Interpret what is happening accurately
Evaluate situaons and react appropriately
Sharp declines may indicate poor mental health
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Subjecve side of psychosocial health
Arousal, feelings, cognion, and behaviours:
Respond appropriately to upse*ng or upli+ing events
Not let ones feelings overpower one’s self
Poor emoonal health = poor social health
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The ability to:
Interact with others individually or in groups
Use and provide social support
Adapt to a variety of social situaons
Promotes physical and mental health
Lack of social health may result in prejudice, bias
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Meaning, connectedness, energy, transcendence
Source of strength and hope

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Source of a sense of purpose
Recognion of uniqueness, place in the universe
Connected to other dimensions of health
Enhancing spiritual health: me, e1ort
Spirituality: a key to be2er health
A spiritual resurgence
Pu*ng spirituality into pracce
Strategies for 3nding your spiritual side
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In4uences of the family
Healthy versus dysfunconal
In4uences of the wider environment
Childhood environments
Access to services and programs
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Self-e7cacy and self-esteem
Self-e7cacy: belief in ability to perform a task
Self-esteem: sense of respect, worth
Learned Helplessness vs Learned Opmism
Pa2erns of giving up (vicmology)
Countering hopelessness (opmism)
Personality: psychologically healthy traits
Extroversion
Agreeableness
Openness to experience
Emoonal stability
Conscienousness
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Resiliency: traits that protect from threat or harm
Assets: posive forces that contribute to resiliency
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Develop support groups; be a support for others
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