Question 1 4 out of 4 points People in the _____ socioeconomic levels of society tend to have the _____ levels of psychological distress, illness, and death. Answer Selected Answer: 3. lowest; highest Correct Answer: 3. lowest; highest Question 2 0 out of 4 points Faced with an approach-avoidance conflict, many people: Answer Selected Answer: 4. completely withdraw from the situation, avoiding the conflict altogether. Correct Answer: 3. vacillate, unable to make up their mind. Question 3 0 out of 4 points Anna is almost constantly negative, hostile, and anxious. Based on the psychological studies of people who display chronic negative emotions, Anna: Answer Selected Answer: 4. is more likely than happier people to develop a chronic disease, such as heart disease or arthritis.
Correct Answer: 1. is likely to experience all of the above. Question 4 0 out of 4 points According to cardiologists Meyer Friedman and Ray Rosenman, _____ is a behavioral and emotional style characterized by a sense of time urgency, hostility, and competitiveness. Answer Selected Answer: 3. an optimistic explanatory style Correct Answer: 2. Type A behavior pattern Question 5 4 out of 4 points The _____ response refers to the rapidly occurring chain of internal physical reactions that prepare people to react to an immediate threat. Answer Selected Answer: 3. fight-or- flight Correct Answer: 3. fight-or- flight Question 6 0 out of 4 points Which of the following types of conflict, generally speaking, produces the highest levels of stress? Answer
Selected Answer: 3. all of the above produce the same level of stress Correct Answer: 1. approach-avoidance conflicts Question 7 0 out of 4 points Andy suffered from chronic back pain. After weeks of unsuccessful treatment, Andy's doctor gave him some pill samples, describing them as a new experimental medication for back pain. In reality, the pills were just sugar pills and contained no medication at all. After a few days, Andy's backache was much better. Andy's response to the sugar pills is an example of: Answer Selected Answer: 4. the general adaptation syndrome.
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