alcohol use disorder
Cognitive, biological, behavioral, and social problem associated with alcohol use and abuse
Sedative (and addictive) drug such as Amytal, Seconal, or Nembutal that is used as a sleep aid
Anianxiety drug such
The incorrect assumption that small samples will be representative of the population from which they
how often the item occurs in the population
The finding that people are relatively insensit
system for categorizing the four kinds of reasoning used for analyzing propositions or statements
refers to the first proposition or statement
-"if" part of the sentence
refers to the proposition that comes sec
The General Adaptation Syndrome
Alarm reaction (sympathetic, fight or fight?
Resistence- adapation to stress
exhaustion- parasympathetic nervous system
Richard Lazarus's view
stress is a state of anxiety when events and responsibilties exceeds one's copin
autonomic nervous system
the part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs
(such as the heart.)
Sympathetic Nervous system
division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing i
What is health psyc?
The field of psychology involving behaviors related to health; disease prevention and treatment as well
as overall health enhancement
What is the APA definition?
A scientific, educational, and professional organization for psychologis
describes how people create a wide variety of heuristics to help them make useful, adaptive decisions
in the real world
if there is a default option, people will choose it
Release from Proactive Interference
intermittent explosive disorder
Episodes during which a person acts on aggressive impulses that result in serious assaults or
destruction of property
Recurrent failure to resist urges to steal things not needed for personal use or their moneta
Ingestion of psychoactive substances in moderate amounts that does not significantly interfere with
social, educational, or occupational functioning
Physiological reaction, such as impaired judgment and motor ability,
strategy for coping with prolonged exposure to stresses such as social discrimination by expending
high levels of effort which results in accumulating physiological costs.
individual's tendency to cope with stress and adversity; "