Mental and Emotional Problems. Chapter 5. Think about Today…. How many emotions have you felt? Happiness Excitement Unpleasant Anger Anxiety Sadness Fear. In small doses, fear and anxiety can help you meet challenges, but too much anxiety is disabling. Anxiety.
Normal instinctive response.
Triggers stress response.
Fears can turn into phobia’s .
Rapid heart rate and breathing, sweating, trembling, increased muscle tension.
Normal reaction (bad grade or breakup)
Mild and brief or deep and long-lasting.
Deepest form of sadness (death of a loved one)
Interferes with daily life.
Prompt your values.
Admitting you are wrong can minimize guilt.
Incapable of changing mistakes.
Associated with depression and eating disorders.
Extreme fear of weight gain.
Starve themselves and exercise excessively.
Self-perception of being overweight.
Binge and purge
Ridding body of the food they ate by vomiting or laxatives.
Chapter 5, Section 3