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incidences

new cases of disease or disability

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prevalence

existing cases of disease or disability

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Tertiary

- this is where treatment & rehabiliton efforts are made after a person has gotten ill.

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Neuron

- transmit information to the brain (thru electricity ions)

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synaps

space between two neurons


(a junction between two nerve cells, consisting of a minute gap across which impulses pass by diffusion of a neurotransmitter.)

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Endogenous depression-

internal

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Exogenous depression -

external

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Dendrite

a short branched extension of a nerve cell, along which impulses received from other cells at synapses are transmitted to the cell body.

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Axon

the long threadlike part of a nerve cell along which impulses are conducted from the cell body to other cells.

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Receptors

A specialized cell or group of nerve endings that responds to sensory stimuli.

(Are open)

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Cell Body

the spherical part of the neuron that contains the nucleus. The cell body connects to the dendrites, which bring information to the neuron, and the axon, which sends information to other neurons.

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Mental disorder that occurs during the winter

Seasonal affective disorders

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Panic attack

sudden rapid onset of disabling terror

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Social phobia

Fear of speaking in public


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Obsessive compulsive disorders

Obsessive thoughts

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Agoraphobia

fear of crowded places

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Youth suicide

at an increase
Persons over the age 65 most likely to commit suicide

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College student suicide

The #1 cause of suicide is untreated depression

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Schizophrenia

a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.

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Schizophrenia symptoms

What are some symptoms?
Hallucinations- perceptions of sight, sound
Delusions- belief in something contrary to fact
Inability to think in a logical manner
Responding with inappropriate emotions

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What are some early markers? Schizophrenia

Impaired social skills
Impaired intellectual ability
Impaired capacity for organization

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Schizophrenia (Causes) ?

Genetic, viral infection, traumatic experience

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Medical concept of health:

(def)- Absence of disease. Focused on physical symptoms.

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WHO’s definition of health-

a state of complete, physical, psychological, emotional, environmental, & spiritual well being

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Modern definition of health & wellness

A combination of the physical, psychological--