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Flashcards in Stress, Burnout and Secondary Trauma Deck (18):
1

Unspecified demand made on the body; circumstance which a person finds difficulty in coping

Stress

2

Which parts of the brain go on alert in response to stress?

Hypothalamus, amygdala, pituitary gland

3

Which gland releases what hormones in response to stress?

Adrenal gland, epinephrine

4

Three types of interventions

Psychological intervention, remedial action, relaxation exercises

5

Who developed the ideal course of recovery?

Horowitz

6

What is the ideal course of recovery

Perceive events correctly > Translate into meaning > Relate to present behavior > Revise to fit developmental line > Decide on action

7

State of acute or extreme stress

Distress

8

From exposure to reality that is beyond ordinary comprehension

Secondary Trauma

9

Hearing stories becomes violent attack on own sense of integrity and worldview

Secondary Traumatic Stress

10

State of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion caused by long-term involvement in emotionally demanding situations

Burnout

11

What are the stages of burnout?

Honeymoon > Disillusionment > Brownout > Frustration > Despair

12

Ability to cope with stress and adversity

Resiliency

13

Characteristics of resilient people

Lovable, capable, safe

14

Putting suffering in a hierarchy

Minimizing

15

Inflated sense of importance related to work

Grandiosity

16

Feeling committed or responsible to people who have been hurt

Vicarious trauma

17

When helpers are unable to refuel and regenerate

Compassion fatigue

18

Primary stress hormone responsible for fight-or-flight

Cortisol