Presentation on theme: "Mental And Emotional Health"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mental And Emotional Health We are learning to analyze how messages from media influence health behaviors.
2 Mental and Emotional Health The Influence of Media on Student Attitude & Behavior:Self-EsteemEmotional NeedsStressBody Image
3 Media Magazines TV Radio Billboards / Public Advertisement Sponsor ads/ CommercialsProject
4 Self-Esteem - Words to Know Personality – unique combination of feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that make you different from everyone else.Self-concept – view you have of yourself.Self-esteem - the way you feel about yourself.Resilience – ability to bounce back from disappointment.Journal entry describing personality (How you normally act)
5 Self-EsteemWhether your self-esteem is high or low, it can always be improved upon.Journal EntryLists your talents and abilitiesRemember that everyone makes mistakesMotivate yourselfItalicized is in book page 55-56
6 Emotional NeedsEmotions – Feelings created in response to thoughts, remarks, and events.Emotional needs – Needs that affect your feelings and sense of well-being.Learning Target – How to deal with feeling in a health way.
7 Types of Emotions Anger- is a strong feeling of displeasure Empathy- the ability to understand and share another person’s feelings.Fear- a response to physical and emotional dangerHappiness- a sense of well beingJealousy- resentment or unhappiness of another’s misfortune.Love- combination of caring and affection.Sadness – a normal healthy reaction to an unhappy event.Sympathy- the ability to understand and share another’s problems or sorrows
8 Stress- Words to Know Stress- the body’s response to change Stressor- Anything that causes stress.Fight or flight response- The process by which the body prepares to deal with a stressor.Adrenaline – A hormone that gives the body extra energy.Fight or Flight examples – dog chases you, hear noise in house, sudden loud noise, car stops suddenly, Jerry Rice (NFL) played scared,
9 Motivator In your opinion, what causes the most stress ? List your top five.List what you think are your parents top five.Now, take the assignment home and have your parents complete. In your parents’ opinion, what causes the most stress?Have them identify what they think are your top five.Have them identify their top five .Compare the two lists and discuss with them. Bring both lists to class.
10 Positive Ways to Manage Stress Physical ActivityRelaxation techniquesLaughter and Positive OutlookTime ManagementSleepTalk to someone you trustOther?Signs of stress overload – anxiety/panic attacks, feeling of feeling constantly pressured, hassled, and hurried, irritability and moodiness, physical symptoms such as stomach problems, headaches, and chest pain, allergic reactions (eczema and asthma), problems sleeping, drinking to much, smoking, over eating, or doing drugs, sadness or depression
11 Negative Ways to Manage Stress Media images of how to manage stress:Substance abuseEatShopProcrastinateSleepPartyWithdraw/isolate selfOther?Signs of stress overload – anxiety/panic attacks, feeling of feeling constantly pressured, hassled, and hurried, irritability and moodiness, physical symptoms such as stomach problems, headaches, and chest pain, allergic reactions (eczema and asthma), problems sleeping, drinking to much, smoking, over eating, or doing drugs, sadness or depression
13 Media and Body Image: EATING DISORDERS What does the media tell us about our bodies? What are we supposed to look like? ( Barbie, models, athletes, celebrities)Why do some people develop eating disorders?Can people with eating disorders do permanent damage to their bodies?Where can a teen with an eating disorder get help?*Next week we will learn more about eating disorders.Youtube.com- Media’s Influence on Women- Dove Campaign- Real life Barbie
14 How the Perceptions of Norms Influence Healthy and Unhealthy Behaviors How do these influence our healthy and unhealthy behaviors?Examples of Norms: Classroom norms (policies in each classroom)Building normsHome normsHow do media influence norms/perceptions?What are students perceptions of these norms?Societies norms-Healthy vs. Unhealthy
19 It is not surprising that most women and many men feel they cannot live up to the body ideals they see in the media. With recent photo manipulation technologies, already thin women are made to look even thinner. ( Younger and thinner)
20 Mass MediaMass media powerfully influences our perceptions of beauty, our attitude toward others, and our own self-image.The media promotes images that can harm our self-esteem and tempt us to do unhealthy or expensive acts to try and live up to the beauty ideals we see through media.
21 Media Messages about Bodies The media presents messages about “ideal” body types for both men and women.Men are expected to be muscular, strong, violent, masculine, aggressive, tough, and dominant.Women are expected to be feminine, thin, dainty, and passive.
22 Statistics The average American woman is 5’4 and 140 pounds The average fashion model is 5’11 and 115 poundsModels are thinner than 98% of American women80% of women are dissatisfied with their appearance25% of men and 45% of women are on a dietApprox. 7 million girls/women struggle with eating disordersApprox. 1 million boys/men struggle with eating disorders
23 The Beauty IndustriesOur insecurities about our size, shape and appearance of our bodies has created a multi-billion dollar economy.Fashion/Cosmetics/Fragrance/Weight Loss/Cosmetic SurgeryClothing is designed to suit the tall, thin frames.The cosmetic industry suggests that freckles, pores, fine lines, and wrinkles are to be covered and hidden. (airbrush)We spend $20 billion a year on cosmetics to help us try and conform to society and look like what we see in the media.
24 Journal ReflectionWhy is the American body ideal for women so thin today? And why is the body ideal for men so large and muscular? Does this tell us anything about the roles we expect men and women to fulfill?Can you think of any “plus-size” celebrities today? How are they portrayed?Why are boys encouraged to play contact sports such as football and hockey, while women are encouraged to take up sports such as tennis, figure-skating, or gymnastics?Did you play with Barbie, G.I. Joe or other similar toys when you were growing up? Do you think this had any effect on your ideas about male and female bodies or male and female roles?Journal entry at end of PPT. have students choose 1 and work on for minutes at the end of class. Turn in assignment before leaving class. Grade