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AP psych pages 549-560

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“Tend and befriend” refers to:
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an alternative to the “fight-or-flight” response that may be more common in women.
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Research on cancer patients reveals that:
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all of the above are true.
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Philip’s physician prescribes a stress management program to help Philip control his headaches. The physician has apparently diagnosed Philip’s condition as a __________ illness, rather than a physical disorder.
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psychophysiogical
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Karen and Kyumi are taking the same course with different instructors. Karen’s instructor schedules quizzes every Friday, while Kyumi’s instructor gives the same number of quizzes on an unpredictable schedule. Assuming that their instructors are equally difficult, which student is probably under more stress?
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Kyumi
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The disease- and infection-fighting cells of the immune system are:
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both a. and b.
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A white blood cell that is formed in the thymus and that attacks cancer cells is:
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a T lymphocyte.
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During what stage of the general adaptation syndrome is a person especially vulnerable to disease?
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stage of exhaustion
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Stress is defined as:
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the process by which we perceive and respond to challenging or threatening events.
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Stress is been demonstrated to place a person at increased risk of:
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all of the above.
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Each semester, Bob does not start studying until just before midterms. Then he is forced to work around the clock until after final exams, which makes him sick, probably because he is in the __________phase of the __________.
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exhaustion; general adaptive syndrome
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The leading cause of death in North America is:
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coronary heart disease.
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The field of health psychology is concerned with:
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all of the above.
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When would you expect that your immune responses would be weakest?
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during exam weeks
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Dr. Williams, who conducts smoking cessation clinics, explains to his clients that smoking is best understood as an interaction of psychological, biological, and social influences. Dr. Williams is working within the __________ perspective.
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behavioral medicine
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One effect of stress hormones is to:
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promote the buildup of plaques on the artery walls.
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In one study, laboratory rats drank sweetened water with a drug that causes immune suppression. After repeated parings of the taste with the drug:
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sweet water alone triggered immune suppression.
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The AIDS virus is transmitted primarily by:
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an exchange of blood or semen.
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AIDS is a disorder that causes the breakdown in the body’s:
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immune system.
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Researchers Friedman and Rosenman referred to individuals who are very time-conscious, super-motivated, verbally aggressive, and easily angered as:
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Type A.
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Behavioral and medical knowledge about factors influencing health form the basis of the field of:
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behavioral medicine.
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Genuine illnesses that are caused by stress are called __________ illnesses.
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psychophysiogical
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The stress hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine are released by the __________ gland in response to stimulation by the __________ branch of the nervous system.
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adrenal; sympathetic
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Connie complains to the campus psychologist that she has too much stress in her life. The psychologist tells her that the level of stress people experience depends primarily on:
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how they appraise the events of life.
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Allergic reactions and arthritis are caused by:
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an overreactive immune system.
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In order, the sequence of stages in the general adaptation syndrome is:
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alarm reaction, stage of resistance, stage of exhaustion.
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Jill is an easygoing, noncompetitive person who is happy in her job and enjoys her leisure time. She would probably be classified as:
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Type B.
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Compared to men, women:
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have all of the characteristics
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The component of Type A behavior that is the most predictive of coronary disease is:
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anger.
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According to the text, one-half of all deaths from the 10 leading causes of death in the United States can be attributed to:
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behavior.
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Research studies demonstrate that after a catastrophe, rates of __________ often increase.
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all of the above
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One effect of stress on the body is to:
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suppress the immune system.
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Which of the following statements concerning Type A and B persons is true?
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When stressed, Type A persons show greater output of stress hormones than Type B persons.