02_14_08 - The mind-body connection o Psychosomatic illness...

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02/14/2008 Psychological Health o Encompasses both emotional and mental health o Awareness and control of thoughts and feelings o Emotional health(feelings) o Mental Health-lively interaction internally and with the world around you Role of Chronic Stress in disease o Chronic stress may be a result from Many repeated bouts of acute stress Life conditions(ex. Difficult job situation) o Direct Effects Physiological changes in the body o Indirect Effects Change in behavior
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Unformatted text preview: The mind-body connection o Psychosomatic illness Conditions that have a mind and body component o Placebo effect Created by a persons belief that they will benefit from an intervention o Nocebo effect Causation of sickness and death by expectations of negative outcomes o Psychoneuroimmunology Complex communication between the nervous system, the psyche, and the immune system and their implications for health...
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