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Emotions

Acceptance
Affection
Aggression
Ambivalence
Anger
Apathy
Anxiety
Compassion
Confusion
Despair
Disgust
Doubt
Ecstasy
Empathy
Envy
Embarrassment
Euphoria
Fear
Forgiveness
Frustration
Guilt
Gratitude
Grief
Happiness
Hatred
Hope
Horror
Hostility
Homesickness
Hysteria
Loneliness
Love
Paranoia
Pity
Pleasure
Pride
Rage
Regret
Remorse
Sadness
Shame
Suffering
Surprise
Sympathy
Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... For other uses, see Emotion (disambiguation). ... Acceptance, in spirituality, mindfulness, and human psychology, usually refers to the experience of a situation without an intention to change that situation. ... A kiss can express affection. ... In psychology and other social and behavioral sciences, aggression refers to behavior that is intended to cause harm or pain. ... Look up ambivalence in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the emotion. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... It has been suggested that Idiot compassion be merged into this article or section. ... Look up Confusion in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Confusion can have the following meanings: Unclarity or puzzlement, e. ... A woman showing disgust. ... This article is about the mental state. ... Ecstasy is a category of altered states of consciousness or trancelike states in which an individual transcends ordinary consciousness and as a result has a heightened capacity for exceptional thought, intense concentration on a specific task, extraordinary physical abilities or intense emotional experience. ... Not to be confused with Pity, Sympathy, or Compassion. ... Look up Envy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Embarrassment is an unpleasant emotional state experienced upon having a socially or professionally unacceptable act or condition witnessed by or revealed to others. ... Fear is an emotional response to impending danger, that is tied to anxiety. ... Forgiveness it is the mental, emotional and/or spiritual process of ceasing to feel resentment or anger against another person for a perceived offence, difference or mistake, or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution[[:Template:American Psychological Association. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Guilty” redirects here. ... “Thanks” redirects here. ... It has been suggested that Anticipatory Grief be merged into this article or section. ... For other uses, see Happiness (disambiguation). ... For the emotion Hatred please see Hate Hatred (Nenavist) is a Soviet film of 1975 directed by Samvel Gasparov. ... For other uses, see Hope (disambiguation). ... Horror is the feeling of revulsion that usually occurs after something frightening is seen, heard, or otherwise experienced. ... Anger is a term for the emotional aspect of aggression, as a basic aspect of the stress response in animals whereby a perceived aggravating stimulus provokes a counterresponse which is likewise aggravating and threatening of violence. ... Homesickness is generally described as a feeling of longing for ones familiar surroundings. ... Hysteria is a diagnostic label applied to a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses. ... Loneliness is an emotional state in which a person experiences a powerful feeling of emptiness and isolation. ... Love is any of a number of emotions and experiences related to a sense of strong affection or profound oneness. ... For other senses of this word, see paranoia (disambiguation). ... I PITY THE FOOL is also Mr. ... Look up Pleasure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Pride is the name of an emotion which refers to a strong sense of self-respect, a refusal to be humiliated as well as joy in the accomplishments of oneself or a person, group, nation or object that one identifies with. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Regret is often felt when someone feels sadness, shame, or guilt and primarily regret after commiting an action that the person later wishes that they had not done. ... People feel remorse when reflecting on their actions that they believe are wrong. ... In everyday language depression refers to any downturn in mood, which may be relatively transitory and perhaps due to something trivial. ... It has been suggested that the section Shame campaign from the article Smear campaign be merged into this article or section. ... Suffering is any aversive (not necessarily unwanted) experience and the corresponding negative emotion. ... Wide eyes are a common human physiological expression of emotional surprise. ... ...

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Euphoria (Greek εὐφορία) is a medically recognized emotional state related to happiness. Technically, euphoria is an affect,[1] but colloquially the term is often used as a standard term of emotion to mean intense, transcendent happiness combined with an overwhelming sense of well being. The feeling of not fearing death nor caring about it. Euphoria is considered to be an exaggerated state, resulting from psychological or pharmacological stressors and not typically achieved during the normal course of human experience.[1] A common theme among a subset of drugs used recreationally is their ability to induce a state of euphoria.[2] The classification of episodic mania by Emil Kraepelin recognized the degree of euphoric affect among the classifier axes. Drugs such as heroin and ecstasy induce chemically intense euphoria[3] Other types of euphoria are sexual climax and the transcendent religious experience. For other uses, see Happiness (disambiguation). ... In psychology, affect is the scientific term used to describe a subjects externally displayed mood. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Mania is a severe medical condition characterized by extremely elevated mood, energy, and thought patterns. ... Emil Kraepelin (February 15, 1856–October 7, 1926) was a German psychiatrist who attempted to create a synthesis of the hundreds of mental disorders classified by the 19th century, grouping diseases together based on classification of common patterns of symptoms, rather than by simple similarity of major symptoms in the... // An orgasm (sexual climax) is the conclusion of the plateau phase of the sexual response cycle, and is experienced by both males and females. ...


The Euphoric feelings associated with modern human beings are a natural occurrence. Although every person's euphoric trigger is different, they all stem from reactions to ideas of environment. When associated with stagefright, physiological occurrences such as jitters, goosebumps and an overall feeling of intense combined internally created emotions that are externally observable clearly as a shaken individual.


Notes & References

  1. ^ a b Key DSM-IV Mental Status Exam Phrases. Gateway Psychiatric Services (2007-05-10). Retrieved on 2007-06-02.
  2. ^ Note: this is likely not the best citation available - Ballas, Paul (2006-05-17). Drug abuse. MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. National Library of Medicine (United States). Retrieved on 2007-06-02.
  3. ^ Psych Central Staff (2006-10-31). The Two Types of Bipolar Disorder. PsychCentral.com. Retrieved on 2007-06-02.

 
 

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