Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Adaptation A range of behaviors to...

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Chapter 7 Adaptation – A range of behaviors to meet demands; includes developing habits to confront problems and manage frustration and anxiety Alzheimer’s disease – Severe organic deterioration of the brain that affects memory, cognitive functions, and personality to a degree sufficient to interfere with normal activities and social functioning; symptoms include impairment of memory, intellect, judgment, and orientation and excessive or shallow emotions; the most common type of dementia. - How its’ distinguished from Vascular Dementia - Clinical depression – A set of symptoms that includes depressed mood, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, loss of appetite, sleep disturbance, fatigue, feelings of worthlessness and guilt, difficulties in thinking and concentration, psychomotor disturbances, and suicidal notions. Cognitive psychology – The study of mental processes Coping - A state of compatibility between the individual and the environment so that the individual maintains a sense of well-being or satisfaction with quality of life. Creativity
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