Chapter 16: Coping With Crisis Flashcards Preview

ECE > Chapter 16: Coping With Crisis > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 16: Coping With Crisis Deck (22):
0

Crisis

A situation that has reached a critical phase

1

Cope

To deal with and overcome problems and difficulties

2

Isolation

To feel set apart from others and completely alone

3

Adaptation

The means by which people make and adjust to changes

4

Addiction

A dependence on a particular substance or action

5

Compulsion

A behavior addiction

6

Alcoholism

An addiction to alcohol

7

Harassment

Behavior that is threatening or disturbing

8

Violence

When physical force is used to harm someone or something

9

Bereaved

The conditioning of having lost a loved one

10

Grief

Painful emotions and physical feelings resulting from the death of a loved one

11

Denial

Disbelief and the existence or reality of a thing

12

Intervention

Taking direct action to cause change when someone else is in a crisis

13

Overwhelm

To overcome completely in mind or feeling

14

Ordeal

A difficult or painful experience especially one that tests character or endurance

15

Belittle

To treat or speak of a person as small or unimportant; insult

16

Stress

A state of bodily tension resulting from change

17

To deal with stress you must.....

1. Recognize early signs or stress
2. Be aware of your reactions

18

Epinephrine

Human hormone that causes physical reaction to stress

19

5-Step Process to deal with change

1. Denial
2. Resistance
3. Acceptance
4. Transition
5. Commitment

20

Resilient

To be able to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change

21

Emotional Abuse

The wrong or harmful treatment of someone's emotional health