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- 1 – Revised: 02.21.2008 Study Guide for Exam 2 Abnormal Psychology (Psych. 281) – Spring 2008 Chapter 6 – Stress and Health Psychology 1. What are the characteristics of events that lead people to perceive them as stressful? 2. What is the fight-or-flight response? 3. What are the three phases of the general adaptation syndrome? How does each phase deal with stress? 4. What is health psychology? What are the three predominant models for how psychological factors affect physical disease? 5. How are psychological factors, coronary heart disease, and hypertension related to stress and health? 6. How can psychological factors influence immune functioning? What evidence shows that psychological factors influence the development and course of physical illness? 7. What are the negative physiological and psychological effects of sleep deprivation? 8. What are the main differences between dyssomnias, and parasomnias? What are some types of dyssonmias? What are some types of parasomnias? 9. How are sleep disorders treated? 10. How does dispositional pessimism contribute to physical illness? What specific evidence that supports this view? 11. What is the difference between Type A and Type B personalities? What evidence shows a relation between Type A personality, early mortality, and coronary heart disease? 12. What are the specific aspects of Type A personality that are most detrimental to health? 13. What is the role of social support in health? How are marriage, gender, and physical health related? 14. What are the elements of guided mastery techniques, biofeedback, and support groups? How effective is each in improving physical health? 15. What are the primary symptoms of PTSD, acute stress disorder, and adjustment disorder? How are each of these diagnoses different? 16. What types of events can contribute to PTSD? 17. What sociocultural, psychological, and biological factors are associated with increased risk of PTSD? 18. How do systematic desensitization therapy, stress management techniques, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, and biological approaches each treat PTSD?
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- 2 – Revised: 02.21.2008 Chapter 7 – Anxiety Disorders 1. What are the four types of symptoms that constitute anxiety? What are some specific examples of each type
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PSYC 281 taught by Professor Chelseaale during the Spring '08 term at WVU.

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