Flashcards in Stress, Burnout and Secondary Trauma Deck (18):
Unspecified demand made on the body; circumstance which a person finds difficulty in coping
Which parts of the brain go on alert in response to stress?
Hypothalamus, amygdala, pituitary gland
Which gland releases what hormones in response to stress?
Adrenal gland, epinephrine
Three types of interventions
Psychological intervention, remedial action, relaxation exercises
Who developed the ideal course of recovery?
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
State of acute or extreme stress
From exposure to reality that is beyond ordinary comprehension
Hearing stories becomes violent attack on own sense of integrity and worldview
Secondary Traumatic Stress
State of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion caused by long-term involvement in emotionally demanding situations
What are the stages of burnout?
Honeymoon > Disillusionment > Brownout > Frustration > Despair
Ability to cope with stress and adversity
Characteristics of resilient people
Lovable, capable, safe
Putting suffering in a hierarchy
Inflated sense of importance related to work
Feeling committed or responsible to people who have been hurt
When helpers are unable to refuel and regenerate