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Flashcards in Emotions Deck (16):
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Emotion

A reaction to a situation that involves your mind, body, and behavior

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Primary Emotions

Emotions that are expressed by people in all cultures

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Happiness

A natural response to pleasant events in ones life

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Sadness

A normal response to a disappointing event in someone's life

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Grief

Overwhelming feeling of sadness when you have lost a loved one

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Anger

Feelings of intense rage

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Fear

When you recognize a threat to your safety or security

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Learned Emotions

Social Enviornment in which a person grows up

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Love

Deep feelings of affection and concern

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Guilt and shame

Guilt-when you feel bad for doing something wrong
Shame-when your disappointed in yourself for doing something you shouldn't have

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Recognize

Name the emotion your feeling
Determine what triggered it
Think back to past times you felt the same way

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Coping strategy

Dealing with an unbearable situation

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Defense mechanism

Coping that helps you protect yourself from difficult feelings

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Common defense Ms

Denial
Compensation
Rationalization
Reaction Formation
Projection
Regression

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Helpful coping

Confront
Release
Take a break
Talk through your feelings

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Harmful coping

Using a hot or other drugs