Manuel Casas, Ph D Nadine Nakamura, Ph D Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Ph D Michael Zárate, Ph D One of the benefits of serving as president of the American Psychological Association is the opportunity to select projects or initiatives that are personally meaningful.
The topic of immigration surfaced as a priority for me and is a topic of concern for many.
Feelings of pain, combined with anger-triggering thoughts motivate you to take action, face threats and defend yourself by striking out against the target you think is causing you pain.
(Psychology) psychol a state of intense apprehension or worry often accompanied by physical symptoms such as shaking, intense feelings in the gut, etc, common in mental illness or after a very distressing experience.
See also angst(See also FEAR.)butterflies A queasy feeling in the stomach caused by anxiety, nervousness, fear, or excitement; the jitters, the willies, the heebie-jeebies; usually in the phrase to have butterflies in one’s stomach.
The term, in use since 1908, provides an apt description of the fluttering sensation felt in the pit of the stomach during times of extreme anxiety or nervous tension.cliff-hanger Any event or situation in which the outcome is suspensefully uncertain up until the very last moment.
The term was originally applied to a serial film in which each episode ended with the hero or heroine left in a perilous plight, such as hanging from a cliff, so that the viewers anxiously awaited the next installment.