psychological adjustment

psychological adjustment

Psychology The mental response of a person to a dread life situation–eg, AIDS, CA, imminent death Stages Denial–this is not happening; anger–why me?; bargaining–if God lets me live, I'll join the Peace Corps; depression; acceptance
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Among specific topics are biomechanical forces involved in brain injury, acute traumatic encephalopathy, epidemiology and natural history of psychiatric disorders, disorders of diminished motivation, neuropsychiatric sequelae of traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents, and psychological adjustment to the effects of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.
For instance, Branstrom, Kvillemo, Brandberg, and Moskowitz (2010) indicated that mindfulness predicted positive behavioral outcomes such as hardiness, flexibility, and psychological adjustment. Walsh and Shapiro (2006) also asserted that mindfulness would be effective in the enhancement of positive psychological qualities (self-compassion, resilience, and psychological wellness).
This tool considers five areas including emotional symptoms, conduct problems, hyperactivity/inattention, peer relationship problems and prosocial behavior to assess the psychological adjustment of children and youth in different households.
This is part of a long-term strategic political and psychological adjustment between the two powers as an ambitious, rising China asserts itself regionally and multiple US administrations adjust in different ways.
(1994), Stressful life events and psychological adjustment among female college students.
The present case study aims to highlight effective role of Collaborative Empiricism from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in psychological adjustment of patients with chronic medical condition.
POST-NATAL depression is typically triggered by a combination of hormonal changes and psychological adjustment to motherhood.
She says it can be especially tough for affluent homeowners who face a major psychological adjustment to downsize.
As illustrated in figure 1, psychological adjustment is the strongest predictor of mental health among the female subjects.
Prior evidences also suggested that a common outcome for survivors of severe burn injury is visible scaring, which may often result in negative physical and emotional consequences.26 Visible scaring is related to the body image of the victim, which alternately affects psychological well-being.27 Body image is a part of the self-concept that is shaped from social and personal experiences.7 Literature has also reported significant relationship between psychological adjustment and sensory and social experiences such as appearance-related teasing.
However, on a standardized test of psychological adjustment, when the 17-year-old NLLFS adolescents were compared with same-age peers, those with lesbian parents scored higher in academic achievement, social activities, and overall competence, and lower in social problems, rule-breaking behavior, and aggressive behavior.
Keywords: academic adjustment, first year students, homesickness, psychological adjustment, social adjustment, university support

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