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Flashcards in Mental Health Deck (10):
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What is the two hit hypothesis

Framework used to explai relationship between genetic and environmental risk factors

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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

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What is neurosis ?

A non psychotic illness
Problems with thoughts feelings and behaviour

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What is internal locus of control ?

People who Bae there success on their own hard work

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What is external locus of control?

People who attribute their success to outside influences family, abuse, attachment

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What is eustress?

Positive psychological response to a perceived behaviour

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What is distress

Negative psychological response to perceived behaviour

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What is an adaptive behaviour ?

Behaviour or skills developed through experience and ageing

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What is a maladaptive behaviour?

Behaviour developed in early childhood as a means of reducing anxiety

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Define mental health

Mh is a state of emotional and social wellbeing in which individuals recognise their own ability and can cope with normal stresses of life can work productively and contribute to society