What is Psychophysics?
Psychophysics is concerned with describing how an organism uses its sensory systems to detect events in its environment. This
description is functional, because the processes of the sensory systems are of interest, rather than their
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Adaviyappa S. (1994). Anapana Meditation for Children. Vipassana: Its Relevance to the Present
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Ahmad Safia, Ahmjad Hanon, and Sumboo S. S. (1988). Personality study of individuals regularly
Subjective Well-being Inventory
Do you feel your life is interesting?
To some extent
Not so much
Do you think you have achieved the standard of living and the social status that you had expected?
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Theories of Stress
What is stress?
Stress has been viewed in three ways:
Stimulus refers to stress, which can be categorised as emanating from three sources:
1. Catastrophic events, such as Tornadoes and earthquakes
CDCs School Health Index:
A Self-Assessment and
School Health Index
What is the Purpose of the SHI?
Enables schools to identify strengths and
weaknesses of health promotion policies and
Enables schools to develop an action plan
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What is pain?
A sensory and emotional experience of discomfort. Single most common medical complaint.
Qualities of Pain
Organic vs. psychogenic Acute vs. chronic Malignant or benign Continuous or episodic
Body Shape and Weight Concerns
Studies suggest that as many as 80% of 10year girls have been on a diet; 50% of girls between 14 and 18 years believe they are too fat; and 45% of 14 to 18 year old girls are dieting.
Health Psychology: health is the influence of both our Psychology
physiology (diet/exercise) and psychology (stress/social support).
Lifestyle: the patterns of our everyday decisions Lifestyle
which characterize our be
Human Health Behaviour -1
Human behaviour, especially health
behaviour, is complex and not always
Health behaviour, like other behaviour,
Color chart explains what each color means
Measures physiological response
Converts to an understandable form
What is Health Psychology?
The promotion and maintenance of health
The prevention and treatment of illness
The identification of the causes of illness
The analysis and improvement of healthcare
Areas of Healt
Quality of Life Research 13: 299310, 2004.
2004 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.
The World Health Organizations WHOQOL-BREF quality of life
assessment: Psychometric properties and results of the international eld trial
Introducing the WHOQOL instruments
The Constitution of the World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as "A state of
complete physical, mental, and social well-being not merely the absence of disease . . .".
It follows that the measurement of health a
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Process measures of potential relevance
Dr. Joseph Ciarrochi
School of Psychology
University of Wollongong
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A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO SUBJECTIVE
WELL-BEING: ITS MEASUREMENT,
CORRELATES AND POLICY USES
Prepared for the international conference
Is happiness measurable and what do those measures mean for policy?
Organised by the Bank of Italy, the Centre for Economi
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Leadership Styles, Roles, Activities, Skills and
Organizational Behavior Revision Article
Roles of Leadership
Activities of Leaders
Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology,
January 2009, Vol. 35, No.1, 27-31.
Effect of Yoga Intervention on Anxiety and Subjective Well-being
Jadhav, S. G. and Havalappanavar, N. B.
Karnatak University, Dharwad, india.
The present study is