Unformatted text preview: • How depression is treated • Brain chemicals associated with depression • Risk factors for suicide • Characteristics of suicide • Signs that someone is contemplating suicide • Mental disorders by gender • Strategies for successful behavior change • “Stages of change” model • Personality characteristics • The Big 5 • Definition and components of wellness • Leading causes of death in the US overall and by gender • Maslow’s hierarchy of needs • Fight or flight response- how it works, what triggers it, chemicals involved, etc. • Definition of eustress and distress • Relaxation techniques/methods of coping with stress • Physical responses to stress, including specific nervous system responses • Gender vs. sex • Characteristics of relationships (jealousy, divorce, friendships)...
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- Spring '11
- Psychology, Depression risk factors, *Pay special attention, suicide Mental disorders, distress Relaxation techniques/methods