Flashcards in Mental Health Deck (10):
What is the two hit hypothesis
Framework used to explai relationship between genetic and environmental risk factors
What is psychosis? Mental illness
Is a form of metal illness that involves some loss of reality. Hallucinations- struggle to differentiate between reality and imaginary
What is neurosis ?
A non psychotic illness
Problems with thoughts feelings and behaviour
What is internal locus of control ?
People who Bae there success on their own hard work
What is external locus of control?
People who attribute their success to outside influences family, abuse, attachment
What is eustress?
Positive psychological response to a perceived behaviour
What is distress
Negative psychological response to perceived behaviour
What is an adaptive behaviour ?
Behaviour or skills developed through experience and ageing
What is a maladaptive behaviour?
Behaviour developed in early childhood as a means of reducing anxiety