Adaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Coral Reefs: Marine ridges composed of living CORALS, coral skeletons, calcareous algae, and other organisms, mixed with minerals and organic matter. They are found most commonly in tropical waters and support other animal and plant life.Anthozoa: A class in the phylum CNIDARIA, comprised mostly of corals and anemones. All members occur only as polyps; the medusa stage is completely absent.Ecological Parameter Monitoring: Ongoing collection, analysis, and interpretation of ecological data that is used to assess changes in the components, processes, and overall condition and functioning of an ECOSYSTEM.Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.Military Psychiatry: Branch of psychiatry concerned with problems related to the prevention, diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of mental or emotional disorders of Armed Forces personnel.Civilization: The distinctly human attributes and attainments of a particular society.Climate Change: Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.Child Abuse: Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Cyclonic Storms: Non-frontal low-pressure systems over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection and definite pattern of surface wind circulation.World War II: Global conflict involving countries of Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America that occurred between 1939 and 1945.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Psychology, Social: The branch of psychology concerned with the effects of group membership upon the behavior, attitudes, and beliefs of an individual.Ego: The conscious portion of the personality structure which serves to mediate between the demands of the primitive instinctual drives, (the id), of internalized parental and social prohibitions or the conscience, (the superego), and of reality.Life Change Events: Those occurrences, including social, psychological, and environmental, which require an adjustment or effect a change in an individual's pattern of living.Terrorism: The use or threatened use of force or violence against persons or property in violation of criminal laws for purposes of intimidation, coercion, or ransom, in support of political or social objectives.Psychological Techniques: Methods used in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral, personality, and mental disorders.Biodiversity: The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.Zosteraceae: A plant family of the order Najadales, subclass ALISMATIDAE, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). This is a group of perennial aquatic herbs with basal leaves.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Disasters: Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.Colonialism: The aggregate of various economic, political, and social policies by which an imperial power maintains or extends its control over other areas or peoples. It includes the practice of or belief in acquiring and retaining colonies. The emphasis is less on its identity as an ideological political system than on its designation in a period of history. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)Oceans and Seas: A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).Geology: The science of the earth and other celestial bodies and their history as recorded in the rocks. It includes the study of geologic processes of an area such as rock formations, weathering and erosion, and sedimentation. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Social Adjustment: Adaptation of the person to the social environment. Adjustment may take place by adapting the self to the environment or by changing the environment. (From Campbell, Psychiatric Dictionary, 1996)War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.Child of Impaired Parents: Child with one or more parents afflicted by a physical or mental disorder.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.American Samoa: A group of islands of SAMOA, in the southwest central Pacific. Its capital is Pago Pago. The islands were ruled by native chiefs until about 1869. An object of American interest beginning in 1839, Pago Pago and trading and extraterritorial rights were granted to the United States in 1878. The United States, Germany, and England administered the islands jointly 1889-99, but in 1899 they were granted to the United States by treaty. The Department of the Interior has administered American Samoa since 1951. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p44)Helplessness, Learned: Learned expectation that one's responses are independent of reward and, hence, do not predict or control the occurrence of rewards. Learned helplessness derives from a history, experimentally induced or naturally occurring, of having received punishment/aversive stimulation regardless of responses made. Such circumstances result in an impaired ability to learn. Used for human or animal populations. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Spirituality: Sensitivity or attachment to religious values, or to things of the spirit as opposed to material or worldly interests. (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed, and Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed)Dominance-Subordination: Relationship between individuals when one individual threatens or becomes aggressive and the other individual remains passive or attempts to escape.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Self Concept: A person's view of himself.Child Reactive Disorders: Reactions to an event or set of events which are considered to be of pathological degree, that have not developed into a neurosis, psychosis, or personality disorder with fixed patterns.BelizeKelp: Large, robust forms of brown algae (PHAEOPHYCEAE) in the order Laminariales. They are a major component of the lower intertidal and sublittoral zones on rocky coasts in temperate and polar waters. Kelp, a kind of SEAWEED, usually refers to species in the genera LAMINARIA or MACROCYSTIS, but the term may also be used for species in FUCUS or Nereocystis.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)LouisianaInternal-External Control: Personality construct referring to an individual's perception of the locus of events as determined internally by his or her own behavior versus fate, luck, or external forces. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1996).Floods: Sudden onset water phenomena with different speed of occurrence. These include flash floods, seasonal river floods, and coastal floods, associated with CYCLONIC STORMS; TIDALWAVES; and storm surges.Afghan Campaign 2001-: Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.Combat Disorders: Neurotic reactions to unusual, severe, or overwhelming military stress.Herbivory: The act of feeding on plants by animals.Narration: The act, process, or an instance of narrating, i.e., telling a story. In the context of MEDICINE or ETHICS, narration includes relating the particular and the personal in the life story of an individual.Bahamas: A chain of islands, cays, and reefs in the West Indies, lying southeast of Florida and north of Cuba. It is an independent state, called also the Commonwealth of the Bahamas or the Bahama Islands. The name likely represents the local name Guanahani, itself of uncertain origin. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p106 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p45)Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.Social Control Policies: Decisions for determining and guiding present and future objectives from among alternatives.Emotions: Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.Seaweed: Multicellular marine macroalgae including some members of red (RHODOPHYTA), green (CHLOROPHYTA), and brown (PHAEOPHYTA) algae. They are widely distributed in the ocean, occurring from the tide level to considerable depths, free-floating (planktonic) or anchored to the substratum (benthic). They lack a specialized vascular system but take up fluids, nutrients, and gases directly from the water. They contain CHLOROPHYLL and are photosynthetic, but some also contain other light-absorbing pigments. Many are of economic importance as FOOD, fertilizer, AGAR, potash, or source of IODINE.Family Relations: Behavioral, psychological, and social relations among various members of the nuclear family and the extended family.Models, Psychological: Theoretical representations that simulate psychological processes and/or social processes. These include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Affect: The feeling-tone accompaniment of an idea or mental representation. It is the most direct psychic derivative of instinct and the psychic representative of the various bodily changes by means of which instincts manifest themselves.Rehabilitation Nursing: A nursing specialty involved in the diagnosis and treatment of human responses of individuals and groups to actual or potential health problems with the characteristics of altered functional ability and altered life-style.Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Behavioral Sciences: Disciplines concerned with the study of human and animal behavior.Self Efficacy: Cognitive mechanism based on expectations or beliefs about one's ability to perform actions necessary to produce a given effect. It is also a theoretical component of behavior change in various therapeutic treatments. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)FiresDinoflagellida: Flagellate EUKARYOTES, found mainly in the oceans. They are characterized by the presence of transverse and longitudinal flagella which propel the organisms in a rotating manner through the water. Dinoflagellida were formerly members of the class Phytomastigophorea under the old five kingdom paradigm.Trees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Maintenance and Engineering, Hospital: Hospital department whose primary function is the upkeep and supervision of the buildings and grounds and the maintenance of hospital physical plant and equipment which requires engineering expertise.Personal Satisfaction: The individual's experience of a sense of fulfillment of a need or want and the quality or state of being satisfied.Iraq War, 2003-2011: An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Authoritarianism: The personality pattern or syndrome consisting of behavioral and attitudinal characteristics reflecting a preoccupation with the factors of power and authority in interpersonal relationships.Happiness: Highly pleasant emotion characterized by outward manifestations of gratification; joy.Fishes: A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.Bombs: A weapon designed to explode when deployed. It frequently refers to a hollow case filled with EXPLOSIVE AGENTS.Psychological Tests: Standardized tests designed to measure abilities, as in intelligence, aptitude, and achievement tests, or to evaluate personality traits.Q-Sort: A personality assessment technique in which the subject or observer indicates the degree to which a standardized set of descriptive statements actually describes the subject. The term reflects "sorting" procedures occasionally used with this technique.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Global Warming: Increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface and in the troposphere, which can contribute to changes in global climate patterns.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Parenting: Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.Tape Recording: Recording of information on magnetic or punched paper tape.Tropical Climate: A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Water Movements: The flow of water in enviromental bodies of water such as rivers, oceans, water supplies, aquariums, etc. It includes currents, tides, and waves.Refugees: Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)Emergency Responders: Personnel trained to provide the initial services, care, and support in EMERGENCIES or DISASTERS.Crisis Intervention: Brief therapeutic approach which is ameliorative rather than curative of acute psychiatric emergencies. Used in contexts such as emergency rooms of psychiatric or general hospitals, or in the home or place of crisis occurrence, this treatment approach focuses on interpersonal and intrapsychic factors and environmental modification. (APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 7th ed)Emotional Intelligence: The ability to understand and manage emotions and to use emotional knowledge to enhance thought and deal effectively with tasks. Components of emotional intelligence include empathy, self-motivation, self-awareness, self-regulation, and social skill. Emotional intelligence is a measurement of one's ability to socialize or relate to others.Biomass: Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Personality Inventory: Check list, usually to be filled out by a person about himself, consisting of many statements about personal characteristics which the subject checks.Queensland: A state in northeastern Australia. Its capital is Brisbane. Its coast was first visited by Captain Cook in 1770 and its first settlement (penal) was located on Moreton Bay in 1824. The name Cooksland was first proposed but honor to Queen Victoria prevailed. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p996 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p441)Ecology: The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)Ecological and Environmental Processes: Ecosystem and environmental activities, functions, or events.Kava: Dried rhizome and roots of Piper methysticum, a shrub native to Oceania and known for its anti-anxiety and sedative properties. Heavy usage results in some adverse effects. It contains ALKALOIDS; LACTONES; kawain, methysticin, mucilage, STARCH, and yangonin. Kava is also the name of the pungent beverage prepared from the plant's roots.AustriaMarine Biology: The study of the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of organisms which inhabit the OCEANS AND SEAS.Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System: A collection of NEURONS, tracts of NERVE FIBERS, endocrine tissue, and blood vessels in the HYPOTHALAMUS and the PITUITARY GLAND. This hypothalamo-hypophyseal portal circulation provides the mechanism for hypothalamic neuroendocrine (HYPOTHALAMIC HORMONES) regulation of pituitary function and the release of various PITUITARY HORMONES into the systemic circulation to maintain HOMEOSTASIS.Archaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Arabs: Members of a Semitic people inhabiting the Arabian peninsula or other countries of the Middle East and North Africa. The term may be used with reference to ancient, medieval, or modern ethnic or cultural groups. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Personality: Behavior-response patterns that characterize the individual.Stress, Physiological: The unfavorable effect of environmental factors (stressors) on the physiological functions of an organism. Prolonged unresolved physiological stress can affect HOMEOSTASIS of the organism, and may lead to damaging or pathological conditions.Mass Casualty Incidents: Events that overwhelm the resources of local HOSPITALS and health care providers. They are likely to impose a sustained demand for HEALTH SERVICES rather than the short, intense peak customary with smaller scale disasters.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Social Change: Social process whereby the values, attitudes, or institutions of society, such as education, family, religion, and industry become modified. It includes both the natural process and action programs initiated by members of the community.Gas, Natural: A combustible, gaseous mixture of low-molecular weight PARAFFIN hydrocarbons, generated below the surface of the earth. It contains mostly METHANE and ETHANE with small amounts of PROPANE; BUTANES; and higher hydrocarbons, and sometimes NITROGEN; CARBON DIOXIDE; HYDROGEN SULFIDE; and HELIUM. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Parent-Child Relations: The interactions between parent and child.Pituitary-Adrenal System: The interactions between the anterior pituitary and adrenal glands, in which corticotropin (ACTH) stimulates the adrenal cortex and adrenal cortical hormones suppress the production of corticotropin by the anterior pituitary.Serotonin Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins: Sodium chloride-dependent neurotransmitter symporters located primarily on the PLASMA MEMBRANE of serotonergic neurons. They are different than SEROTONIN RECEPTORS, which signal cellular responses to SEROTONIN. They remove SEROTONIN from the EXTRACELLULAR SPACE by high affinity reuptake into PRESYNAPTIC TERMINALS. Regulates signal amplitude and duration at serotonergic synapses and is the site of action of the SEROTONIN UPTAKE INHIBITORS.Mother-Child Relations: Interaction between a mother and child.Models, Theoretical: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Fisheries: Places for cultivation and harvesting of fish, particularly in sea waters. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)New South Wales: A state in southeastern Australia. Its capital is Sydney. It was discovered by Captain Cook in 1770 and first settled at Botany Bay by marines and convicts in 1788. It was named by Captain Cook who thought its coastline resembled that of South Wales. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p840 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p377)Population Density: Number of individuals in a population relative to space.Foster Home Care: Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.Bereavement: Refers to the whole process of grieving and mourning and is associated with a deep sense of loss and sadness.Receptors, Dopamine D4: A subtype of dopamine D2 receptors that has high affinity for the antipsychotic CLOZAPINE.Paternal Deprivation: Prolonged separation of the offspring from the father.Antimanic Agents: Agents that are used to treat bipolar disorders or mania associated with other affective disorders.Elastomers: A generic term for all substances having the properties of stretching under tension, high tensile strength, retracting rapidly, and recovering their original dimensions fully. They are generally POLYMERS.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Indian Ocean: A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289)HIV Serosorting: The practice of making choices about SEXUAL PARTNERS based on their HIV status.Community Networks: Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.Divorce: Legal dissolution of an officially recognized marriage relationship.Housing for the Elderly: Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.Cognitive Reserve: Capacity that enables an individual to cope with and/or recover from the impact of a neural injury or a psychotic episode.Adaptation, Physiological: The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.Ecotype: Geographic variety, population, or race, within a species, that is genetically adapted to a particular habitat. An ecotype typically exhibits phenotypic differences but is capable of interbreeding with other ecotypes.Behavioral Symptoms: Observable manifestations of impaired psychological functioning.Object Attachment: Emotional attachment to someone or something in the environment.Religion and Psychology: The interrelationship of psychology and religion.Lakes: Inland bodies of still or slowly moving FRESH WATER or salt water, larger than a pond, and supplied by RIVERS and streams.Psychopathology: The study of significant causes and processes in the development of mental illness.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Child Behavior: Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Social Conditions: The state of society as it exists or in flux. While it usually refers to society as a whole in a specified geographical or political region, it is applicable also to restricted strata of a society.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Behavioral Research: Research that involves the application of the behavioral and social sciences to the study of the actions or reactions of persons or animals in response to external or internal stimuli. (from American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed)Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Social Sciences: Disciplines concerned with the interrelationships of individuals in a social environment including social organizations and institutions. Includes Sociology and Anthropology.Caregivers: Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.Anxiety: Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.Gulf of Mexico: A body of water located at the southeastern corner of North America. It is bordered by the states to the north of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas; by five Mexican states to the west: Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan; and by Cuba to the southeast.Individuality: Those psychological characteristics which differentiate individuals from one another.Depressive Disorder: An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Temperament: Predisposition to react to one's environment in a certain way; usually refers to mood changes.Interview, Psychological: A directed conversation aimed at eliciting information for psychiatric diagnosis, evaluation, treatment planning, etc. The interview may be conducted by a social worker or psychologist.Droughts: Prolonged dry periods in natural climate cycle. They are slow-onset phenomena caused by rainfall deficit combined with other predisposing factors.Geologic Sediments: A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)Salinity: Degree of saltiness, which is largely the OSMOLAR CONCENTRATION of SODIUM CHLORIDE plus any other SALTS present. It is an ecological factor of considerable importance, influencing the types of organisms that live in an ENVIRONMENT.AfghanistanPetroleum Pollution: Release of oil into the environment usually due to human activity.Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Suicidal Ideation: A risk factor for suicide attempts and completions, it is the most common of all suicidal behavior, but only a minority of ideators engage in overt self-harm.Arctic Regions: The Arctic Ocean and the lands in it and adjacent to it. It includes Point Barrow, Alaska, most of the Franklin District in Canada, two thirds of Greenland, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Lapland, Novaya Zemlya, and Northern Siberia. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p66)MichiganAllostasis: Biological adaptation, such as the rise of EPINEPHRINE in response to exercise, stress or perceived danger, followed by a fall of epinephrine during RELAXATION. Allostasis is the achievement of stability by turning on and turning off the allostatic systems including the IMMUNE SYSTEM; the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM and NEUROENDOCRINE SYSTEMS.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Urbanization: The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.Vulnerable Populations: Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.Depressive Disorder, Major: Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.Child Behavior Disorders: Disturbances considered to be pathological based on age and stage appropriateness, e.g., conduct disturbances and anaclitic depression. This concept does not include psychoneuroses, psychoses, or personality disorders with fixed patterns.Connectome: A comprehensive map of the physical interconnections of an organism's neural networks. This modular organization of neuronal architecture is believed to underlie disease mechanisms and the biological development of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.Culture: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.Food Chain: The sequence of transfers of matter and energy from organism to organism in the form of FOOD. Food chains intertwine locally into a food web because most organisms consume more than one type of animal or plant. PLANTS, which convert SOLAR ENERGY to food by PHOTOSYNTHESIS, are the primary food source. In a predator chain, a plant-eating animal is eaten by a larger animal. In a parasite chain, a smaller organism consumes part of a larger host and may itself be parasitized by smaller organisms. In a saprophytic chain, microorganisms live on dead organic matter.Child, Orphaned: Child who has lost both parents through death or desertion.Cultural Characteristics: Those aspects or characteristics which identify a culture.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Phytoplankton: Free-floating minute organisms that are photosynthetic. The term is non-taxonomic and refers to a lifestyle (energy utilization and motility), rather than a particular type of organism. Most, but not all, are unicellular algae. Important groups include DIATOMS; DINOFLAGELLATES; CYANOBACTERIA; CHLOROPHYTA; HAPTOPHYTA; CRYPTOMONADS; and silicoflagellates.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Reproductive Behavior: Human behavior or decision related to REPRODUCTION.Aging: The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Fresh Water: Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Planning Techniques: Procedures, strategies, and theories of planning.Gene-Environment Interaction: The combined effects of genotypes and environmental factors together on phenotypic characteristics.United StatesHeredity: The transmission of traits encoded in GENES from parent to offspring.Pacific OceanPsychological Theory: Principles applied to the analysis and explanation of psychological or behavioral phenomena.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Elasticity: Resistance and recovery from distortion of shape.Sick Role: Set of expectations that exempt persons from responsibility for their illness and exempt them from usual responsibilities.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Wetlands: Environments or habitats at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both. Adaptations to low soil oxygen characterize many wetland species.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Anxiety Disorders: Persistent and disabling ANXIETY.Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Time: The dimension of the physical universe which, at a given place, orders the sequence of events. 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OBJECTIVE: To review selected measures of stress and coping in pediatric populations. Stress and coping are presented within a risk and resiliency framework. METHODS: The Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP) surveyed the membership to identify the most frequently used assessment instruments. Twelve measures of coping and three measures of stress were reviewed. These instruments were evaluated using the Stress and Coping workgroup's modification of the criteria developed by the SPP Assessment Task Force (SPP-ATF). RESULTS: One of the three measures of stress and five of the 12 measures of coping were Well-established measures that broaden understanding. Additionally, one of the coping measures was categorized as a Well-established measure that guides treatment. Merits of the individual measures are discussed. CONCLUSIONS: Recommendations for future research are provided, including suggestions for the construction and use of measures to inform treatment research.  (+info)

(2/297) Measurement and predictors of resilience among community-dwelling older women.


(3/297) Ten-year follow-up study of PTSD diagnosis, symptom severity and psychosocial indices in aging holocaust survivors.


(4/297) Association between individual differences in self-reported emotional resilience and the affective perception of neutral faces.


(5/297) The protective role of friendship on the effects of childhood abuse and depression.


(6/297) Good self-control as a buffering agent for adolescent substance use: an investigation in early adolescence with time-varying covariates.


(7/297) Do resisted temptations during smoking cessation deplete or augment self-control resources?


(8/297) Short-term effects of grade retention on the growth rate of Woodcock-Johnson III broad math and reading scores.



  • Six graduate students in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services have been named 2017 National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellows. (

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  • The findings of this study indicate that emotional intelligence, psychological well-being, and self-esteem are essential for resilience in nursing students. (


  • Thus, enhancing emotional intelligence and psychological well-being would be an effective strategy to improve resilience in nursing students. (
  • What are the emotional resilience requirements for living in space and how can these be developed? (
  • Isolation in space can damage emotional resilience. (
  • What is emotional resilience? (
  • Emotional resilience (sometimes termed psychological resilience ) describes a person's ability to recover from stressful experiences. (
  • Emotional resilience has not always been a focus for space programs. (
  • With the rise of positive psychology and prominent resilience theories, and increasing amounts of data and analysis opportunities growing with the expansion of space programs and extending capacity for exploration, researchers now more than ever are attempting to enhance emotional resilience in astronauts through all stages of pre-, during and post-flight missions (Suedfeld, 2005). (
  • What impacts emotional resilience in space? (
  • There are many factors that contribute to the degradation of emotional resilience. (
  • Examines the treatment effects of the Resourceful Adolescent Program, an early intervention program designed to enhance psychological resilience in adolescents with emotional problems. (
  • It is a profound way to enhance psychological and emotional resilience, and increase life satisfaction. (
  • ICS is a manual-based psychological intervention aimed to address both emotional and academic-executive functions aspects of LD.It consists of acute phase (13 once a week sessions) and follow-up phase (6 sessions over 18 months). (


  • Mindfulness" is a set of psychological skills for effective living, based on a special way of paying attention: with flexibility, openness, curiosity, and warmth. (
  • Mindfulness training has emerged as a powerful, evidence-based tool for enhancing psychological health. (


  • The Stress, Trauma and Resilience Speaker Series returns Feb. 12 with Anneliese Singh, CEHD alumnus and co-founder of the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition and Trans Resilience Project. (
  • Complex Psychological Trauma takes clinicians beyond the standard approaches for treating simple, single-stressor incident PTSD. (


  • The author conducts a review of research, constructs a theoretical model psychophysiological resilience, and examines the impact of prenatal and early childhood events on the formation of neural regulatory circuits. (
  • This book, based upon a series of psychological research studies, examines Sierra Leone as a case study of a constructivist and narrative perspective on psychological responses to warfare, telling the stories of a range of survivors of the civil war. (


  • The purpose of this study was to investigate factors affecting resilience in nursing students. (
  • It was found that RYMD can be applied in asset and process concentrated studies in Turkey to measure the external and internal protective factors that are significant in the development of resilience. (
  • Moreover, RYMD can be a useful tool to investigate both external and internal protective factors that function as buffers against resilience studies in Turkey. (
  • Early adolescents� strengths were examined in relation to factors that are associated with developmental risk or resilience in two rural low-income southern communities. (
  • Factors contributing to the resilience of middle-adolescents in a South African township: Insights from a resilience questionnaire. (
  • Factors that contribute to resilience are key to the positive development of youths, and knowledge of such factors is essential for promoting resilience in schools through both policy and practice. (
  • This has got worse over the past few weeks, not surprisingly really as we have had quite a lot to deal with and his resilience factors are much lower than mine. (


  • Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the nature of psychological resilience in the context of junior Rugby League, using a novel Q-sort method. (
  • Sander de Vos - psychological well-being in the context of treatment of eating disorders - in samenwerking met prof. dr. (
  • An Examination of Resilience Processes in Context: The Case of Tasha. (
  • This research examined resilience processes in context through a narrative case study of Tasha, a young African-American woman who grew up in a poverty-ridden area of a mid-sized city in the Southeast. (


  • Overcoming the Odds: Qualitative Examination of Resilience Among Formerly Incarcerated Adolescents. (
  • The purpose of this study is to report preliminary outcomes of executive function and psychopathology symptoms of a manual-based psychological intervention for adolescents diagnosed with learning disorders- I can succeed (ICS). (


  • Annemieke ter Horst - Psychological, ACT-based intervention for people undergoing pain operations - in samenwerking met prof. dr. (


  • This research focuses on post traumatic stress disorders which arise after childbirth and adds to the literature on psychological post partum diseases. (


  • The hypothesis of this study was that psychological expression of negative emotions could reduce the occurrence of stress symptoms after labour and delivery. (
  • Attachment style moderates effects of FKBP5 polymorphisms and childhood abuse on post-traumatic stress symptoms: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. (
  • Psychological resilience is an individual's tendency to cope with stress and adversity and I am very fortunate to have it by the bucketful. (


  • Lifestyle and Mental Health Correlates of Psychological Distress in College Students. (


  • As consistently shown in the findings derived from our research programs, coping flexibility was positively associated with a range of desirable mental and physical health outcomes among both community and patient samples, thus attesting to the adaptive role of coping flexibility in psychological adjustment to stressful life changes. (
  • We also highlight the evidence of positive outcomes, despite adversity, considering the importance of recognizing and supporting the development of resilience. (


  • The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between resilience, psychological hardiness, and marital conflicts among nurses working in educational hospitals of Birjand, Iran. (
  • The results of the present study showed a negative significant correlation between resilience and marital conflicts (r = -0.17, P = 0.025). (
  • The study of the field itself began as a shift away from a focus on pathology and abnormal psychology, looking towards coping mechanisms and recovery, in psychological and social work literature in the early 80's (Pearlin & Schooler, 1982). (
  • This paper will briefly describe the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) techniques used currently, study the psychological impact of ART on the offspring, and consider ways in which more consciousness can be brought to artificial conception. (
  • Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms, attachment, and PTSD: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. (
  • This study reports on the results of an item and factor analysis of the Resilience Questionnaire. (
  • Assistant Professor Don Davis is part of a team that was awarded a $1.8 million grant to study spiritual and psychological growth following natural disasters. (


  • Stressful life changes are inevitable in an ever-changing and complex world, and psychological adjustment to stressful life transitions is thus a crucial life task for many people nowadays. (
  • Psychological resilience is thus proposed as an adaptive psychological quality that fosters effective adjustment to stressful life changes. (
  • Our research team has evaluated the effectiveness of this construct in explaining individual differences in psychological adjustment to stressful life transitions. (
  • Seen this way, psychological dysfunction is best seen as a failure to discriminate one stressful situation from another. (

bounce back

  • Rather than describing the ability to be unaffected by crisis or major life stressors, the focus of resilience is about the ability to "bounce back" from evens, processing feelings and emotions until affect returns to equilibrium (Schwartz,1997). (


  • Training and improvement of individualistic skills of resilience and hardiness can be effective in reducing marital conflicts in nurses. (
  • This guide to helping children develop skills of resilience includes useful tip lists and specific considerations for children of different ages, including those in preschool, elementary school, middle school, and high school. (


  • The research explores the optimal levels of optimism, perceived locus of control, hope, and degree of adversity experienced in life with regard to the development and maintenance of psychological resilience. (
  • The relationships between and among these psychological and life dynamics are complex, with optimism, hope, and control interacting differently under various levels of exposure to negative and positive life events. (


  • As example, it seems that moderate amounts of life adversity actually provide a positive influence on the development of resilience. (
  • These include maintaining a healthy psychological outlook in the face of adversity, pressure, high risk, and isolation. (
  • Resilience has been shown to be more than just the capacity of individuals to cope well under adversity it is also their capacity to navigate their way to psychological, social,and physical resources that may sustain their well-being. (
  • Everyone does face adversity while growing up and develop a degree of resilience in the process. (


  • In addition to extending their previous research on the mechanisms of action of these botanical products in the brain, this Center will also seek to understand the role of the human gastrointestinal microflora (microbiome) in their activity, and in cognitive and psychological health more generally. (
  • Resilience research often focuses on how people manage the impact of major life events such as natural disasters, or significant environmental stressors, such as being impounded in concentration camps (Perin and Schooler, 1982). (
  • According to Kanas and Manzey (2008), leaders in psychological and psychiatric space research, there are four categories of stressors that astronauts must face: physical, habitability, psychological, and interpersonal. (


  • Psychological resilience predicts decreases in pain catastrophizing through positive emotions. (
  • Tom Hendriks - development and evaluation of a positive psychological resilience program for Surinam workers - in samenwerking met prof. J. de Jong (UVA). (


  • Eva Feringa - development and evaluation of interventions aiming at resilience and mental health in organizations - in samenwerking met dr. (
  • The article investigates the reliability and validity of the Resilience and Youth Development Module ((RYDM) in Turkish culture. (


  • Evidence of impact: health, psychological and social effect. (


  • This curated collection of blogs, articles, interviews, and videos includes information for parents and educators about the associated concepts of resilience, grit, and growth mindset. (


  • He has published a new book, Great Americans: Stories of Resilience and Joy in Everyday Life . (
  • The presentation will discuss the principals behind resilience in young people and how individuals, groups, and organisations are best equipped to ensure young people flourish in life. (


  • Discusses resilience among teenagers in the United States. (


  • This new Center will focus on the mechanisms through which polyphenol-containing dietary supplements derived from grapes promote cognitive and psychological resilience to common psychological stresses including sleep deprivation. (


  • And that's precisely what they found, and report in a forthcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science . (



  • In the extant literature, researchers have conceptualized psychological resilience in a vast variety of ways. (


  • As the space programs and their understanding of space flight grew, they accepted psychological stressors and their impacts as a part of space missions to be monitored and prevented as much as possible. (